HBO on Season 8’s Tearful Read through, Many Deaths, and Spinoff Budgets & How Rose Leslie avoids Game of Thrones spoilers

At the recent INTV conference in Israel, HBO SVP of drama, Francesca Orsi, programming president, Casey Bloys and drama chief, David Levin talked about the Game of Thrones cast’s emotional reaction to season 8 and the pre-production challenges of those much-anticipated spinoffs. Fair warning, there are no spoilers ahead but if you’re having an emotionally […]

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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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