Game of Thrones may be ending, but thankfully we will still get our fill of Westeros in an upcoming prequel!
At one point, there was multiple Game of Thrones prequels in the works. Currently, all but one of those projects have been nixed. But the important thing is there is one still happening! The project is still in pre-production, so all the information about it is very much under wraps. But here’s everything we know about it!
When is the Game of Thrones prequel taking place?
The Game of Thrones prequel will take us back in time thousands of years before the GoT universe we know now. According to HBO, the series “chronicles the world’s descent from the Golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour.”
Apparently, things are not as simple as what we learned from The Children about the creation of White Walkers. Hopefully, we will get to meet Bran the Builder and other very distant Stark relatives.
Who is in the Game of Thrones prequel cast?
Academy Award nominee, Naomi Watts, (21 Grams) portrays a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret. Watts isn’t the only actress/actor to get excited over. Other cast will include Miranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter from the Harry Potter Films), Marquis Rodriquez (Manifest), John Simm (Strangers), Richard McCabe (Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams), John Heffernan (Dracula), Dixie Egerickx (Summerland), Josh Whitehouse (Poldark), and more.
When will the Game of Thrones prequel release date be?
Unfortunately, we will have to wait a bit. HBO President of Programming, Casey Bloys said this about the project’s release date, “The number one priority in all of this is the final season of Game of Thrones. I don’t want to do anything with a spinoff or anything that detracts or distracts from that.”
So it looks like it will be at least a year before we see the prequel – perhaps longer. As far as production, we know that it’s set to begin early this summer.
Who are the creators of the Game of Thrones prequel?
What is a show about Game of Thrones without George RR Martin? Yes, he is involved, along with Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass). Both Martin and Goldman will serve as producers and Goldman will also serve as the series’ showrunner. Sadly, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff will not have anything to do with the series.
Once we finally have the conclusion of Game of Thrones on May 19, 2019, we will hopefully receive more information about the prequel. Maybe HBO will tease it? Fingers crossed. Until then let us know what you think will happen in the prequel in the comment section below!