While the entire world is holding its breath for the eight and final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, the Game of Thrones prequel is being developed. This exciting prequel could be the GoT fix fans will need after the show airs for the last time this year.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel, which is currently being developed by HBO.
A True Game of Thrones Prequel
The prequel takes place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones. The new series will explore the history of Westeros and how the world descends from the Age of Heroes into its darkest hour.
The new series aims to explore the many secrets that are hidden in the history of Westeros. It will delve into crucial moments in the past, like the origins of the White Walkers, the secrets held by the East and some Stark legends, too.
Naomi Watts Is The Lead
The cast for the Game of Thrones prequel couldn’t have been headed by a better performer. The new series will be lead by British born, Oscar-nominated actress, Naomi Watts, who portrays the role of a mysterious socialite who is hiding a dark secret.
Other famous faces with roles in the Game of Thrones prequel include Jamie Campbell Bower, who recently appeared in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – the Harry Potter sequel movies currently being released. Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, and Toby Regbo all join the cast for the Game of Thrones prequel, as well.
George R.R. Martine Is One Of The Creators
Jane Goldman and the author of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin are the creators behind the Game of Thrones prequel. The pilot episode for the new show will be directed by SJ Clarkson who has worked on shows like Netflix’s The Defenders and Jessica Jones, as well as HBO’s Succession and Star Trek.
That’s all we know about the upcoming prequel, with more details expected throughout the year.
Are you excited about the Game of Thrones prequel?