Game of Thrones prequel 'House of the Dragon' begins casting
HBO has begun the casting process for new Game of Thrones prequel series 'House of the Dragon', it has been reported.
Sources have confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that the network has begun casting the hotly-anticipated follow-up to the wildly successful fantasy series.
House of the Dragon will be a prequel to the hugely successful original series, as it is set 300 years before the story of Game of Thrones. As the name suggests, the 10 episodes pilot series is slated to centre around House Targaryen.
Speaking of the prospect of Game of Thrones prequels and follow ups in a blog post last year, author George RR Martin said;
"I expect to be involved in all of this to some extent… and, who knows, if things work out, I may even be able to script a few episodes, as I did for the first four seasons of GAME OF THRONES.
"But… let me make this perfectly clear… I am not taking on any scripts until I have finished and delivered WINDS OF WINTER. Winter is still coming, and WINDS remains my priority, as much as I’d love to write an episodes of HOUSE."
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