Game of Thrones prequel projects an “embarrassment of riches,” says HBO CEO

Richard Plepler traveled to Cannes today to receive the Variety Vanguard Award for “his contribution to the TV business” as HBO’s CEO at MIPCOM, an international trade show. During a keynote discussion with Variety, the HBO boss discussed Game of Thrones or, more specifically, the spin-off prequels in development, in rather glowing terms.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau might be exaggerating, and Liam Cunningham tells us who we won’t see in Season 8

Even though the leaks of the Season 7 scripts for Game of Thrones didn’t put a dent in its ratings — in fact, the season shattered viewership records left and right — the powers that be at HBO are trying every trick in the book to keep the upcoming Season 8 scripts on lockdown. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau seemed […]

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Iain Glen offers details about season 8 production and Jane Goldman has finished her script for a Game of Thrones spinoff

Iain Glen has revealed the date for the first Game of Thrones season 8 read-through and offered some production details that partially explain why the final season’s filming is expected to take so long; Lena Headey Instagrammed a likely wig fitting and writer Jane Goldman has completed her script for one of the Game of Thrones spinoffs in development.

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