“Tales of Dun and Egg”, a sequel adaptation of the events of “Game of Thrones”, is in HBO’s early development. Variety Especially learned from sources.
The one-hour show will be based on a series of fantasy novelists by George RR Martin, who follow the adventures of “Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and a young Aegon v Targaryen (Aig) 90 years before the events of A Song.” Of ice and fire. “
Martin has published three novels in the series “Tales of Dunk and Egg”, “The Hedge Knight” in 1998, “The Sword Sword” in 2003, and “The Mystery Night” in 2010. Three novels were then collected. Published in 2015 as “A Night of the Seven Kings”.
No writer or talent is currently involved with the project, but sources say it is a high priority for HBO as the premium cabler builds on the success of “Game of Thrones”.
Representatives for HBO and Martin declined to comment.
Should the project go into the series, it will be the second “Game of Thrones” prequel to make the screen. The network is currently debuting the “House of the Dragon” series, which is released for the first time in 2022. The show will document the buildup for the Targaryen Civil War in Westeros known as the Dance of Dragons.
Fans have been calling for the “Tales of Sting and Egg” TV series for some time. There were expectations that the novelist would be among the contenders to take the series when HBO announced several of the “Game of Thrones” spinoffs in 2017, but Martin later said there were no plans to adapt the books . that time.
Of course, just because the series is in development does not necessarily go ahead. Another “Game of Thrones” written by Jane Goldman and played by Naomi Watts went on to pilot in HBO but eventually passed in 2019.