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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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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Tom Hopper talks Dickon jokes, Jane Goldman says what she can about spin-offs, and cinematographer Robert McLachlan keeps Kit Harington’s feet on the ground

When Tom Hopper took a role on Game Of Thrones, he had a sneaking suspicion he wouldn’t be long for the world because, after all, “it was Game Of Thrones.” “It’s fine, because I think you go into a show like that, and as long as you have a good run, you get a few episodes out […]

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George R.R. Martin shares his thoughts on the Game of Thrones spin-off discussion

While showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have currently nixed it, and HBO programming president Michael Lombardo gave a flat-out “No” to the idea, rumors and ideas for a potential Game of Thrones spin-off still surround the series. Due to the discussions, Entertainment Weekly reached out to A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. […]

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