HBO has finally started filming the prequel to the one of their most successful series – Game of Thrones. Based on the book – A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, the series ran up till the eighth season which ended this May. The show started with a great impression to critics and audience alike, and it gathered one of the highest viewership. The final season though is continued to be debated about how it was rushed and just completed off in haste by the critics.
But, fans always want to see more of their favorite series on the screen again, and as from the brand perspective, Game of Thrones is still an asset for HBO. HBO has planned to launch a prequel series of Game of Thrones. Jane Goldman is serving as the showrunner for the series.
The series will take place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones. According to the official synopsis, the show will reveal the horrifying truth of Westeros and how will also talk about the origin of the White Walkers. You can read the official synopsis below –
“Thousands starved as the crops and fields lay buried under dozens of feet of snow. In the darkness and cold of the Long Night, the White Walkers descended upon Westeros from the farthest north, the polar regions of the Lands of Always Winter. The conflict that arose from the Long Night is known as the War for the Dawn as the White Walkers sought to bring an end to all life and to cover the world in an endless winter.”
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