‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff To Focus On Five Prequel Series, May Not Even Be Set On’ Westeros’ Past
"Game of Thrones" spinoff is said to be based on its prequels and on past stories and not on the sequel. Besides, it was reported that the hit series aired on HBO will already conclude in 2018 and fans are already excited to find out what's next for the series.
The latest reports also claimed that "Game of Thrones" spinoffs will also be based on the five projects written by different authors as of the moment. According to George R.R. Martin, the writer of the novel which gave life to the series, some of the plans for the several spinoff projects are underway.
According to Chicago Tribune, the internationally-acclaimed writer also shared that the "Game of Thrones" spinoff will not be based on featuring the character one by one or how their journey will continue to another one. So for those fans who are hoping that their much-loved character will be featured in the said project, they will just be left disappointed.
Because of this, things are now clarified with regards to "Game of Thrones" spinoff that it will not be in the form of a sequel but on a prequel. Further, some may not be even set on Westeros. Though with the latest reports, it was confirmed too that Martin is also involved with writing the five projects and the prequel series.
Aside from him, four other writers will also be involved in writing the other four projects which include Jane Goldman, Carly Wray, Max Borenstein, and Brian Helgeland. Moreover, it was likewise reported that fans can also expect for a fifth series of the "Game of Thrones" spinoff.
Even if it was already confirmed that five prequel series are underway, Martin is not that sure if the network will pick all those five projects for the "Game of Thrones" spinoff. According to Digital Trends, he also said that in film and television, nothing is really certain.
Lastly, the novelist did not anymore share some details regarding the plots of the five projects as well as the characters and events which will be featured. What was he certain of for "Game of Thrones" spinoff was that fans the plots will not be set on Westeros' past.