At the end of last month, the HBO had announced that the pilot’s recordings of the spin-off of Game of Thrones had started there in Ireland, read more here, and today (9) an interview from EW magazine with the author was released George RR Martin that comments on what to expect from the new series.
Little is known about the plot of the story, the synopsis that had already been revealed before was very vague. What was disclosed would be what series will take place years before the events portrayed in Game of Thrones and it will be a chronicle that will accompany the Golden Years until its darkest moments.
The script was written by Jane Goldman and the author George RR Martin.
Martin stated that Westeros of the series will be very different from what we saw in Game of Thrones. He speaks “We talked about the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros; there were seven kingdoms at the time of Aegon’s conquest. But if you go further into the past there were nine kingdoms, [e antes] twelve, until eventually you come back more, and there were 100 kingdoms… this is the time we are talking about here. “
Thus, the author confirmed that the family Stark will appear in the plot, Lannister no, where according to the author, the family had not yet occupied the Castle rock At that time.
Martin stated that the series, as in the early years of Game of Thrones, there will be no single protagonist.
He concludes by saying that HBO plans to launch the spin-off with the title The Longest Night, and that he had suggested that the show be called The Long Night. No title has yet been officially chosen.
The cast includes Naomi Watts, Josh Whitehouse, Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, Toby Regbo and Miranda Richardson.
THE prequel in Game of Thrones has no premiere date.