Dwelling of the Dragon, HBO’s straight-to-sequence prequel to Game Of Thrones, is heading in the correct direction for a 2022 debut, HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys acknowledged in an interview with Time restrict right through TCA.
“My wager is someday in 2022,” he acknowledged about when the sequence will debut, stressing that it’s too early to be extra explicit than that.
“They are starting up writing,” Bloys acknowledged of the challenge from George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal.
Written by Condal per Martin’s Hearth & Blood e book, Dwelling of the Dragon is position 300 years sooner than the events of Game of Thrones and tells the story of Dwelling Targaryen, well off in the dragonlord ancestors of Daenerys.
“Obviously it’s a massive, complicated veil,” Bloys acknowledged, including that there is rarely always a casting news yet. GoT used Miguel Sapochnik and Condal comprise partnered as showrunners and encourage as govt producers on Dwelling of the Dragon along with GoT co-govt producers Martin and Vince Gerardis.
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Dwelling of the Dragon modified into as soon as one amongst the four final GoT spinoffs in the works at HBO. The others are on build, which is likely to be indefinite — or short.
“For me for just now, I mediate getting Dwelling of the Dragon on the air would possibly perhaps perhaps be the valuable precedence,” Bloys acknowledged. “There ought to no longer every other blinking green lights or anything else fancy that. Sometime down the avenue who knows, but there ought to no longer any rapid plans. We are all specializing in Dwelling of the Dragon.”
Dwelling of the Dragon modified into as soon as the second Game Of Thrones prequel to receive a green mild, following a challenge written by Jane Goldman, which went to pilot starring Naomi Watts, but modified into as soon as no longer picked as a lot as sequence. Bloys defined to Time restrict why.
“In pattern, in pilots, typically issues come collectively, typically they don’t,” he acknowledged. “One of the fundamental issues I mediate Jane took on beautifully, which modified into as soon as a area, there modified into as soon as principal extra world creation on fable of she position hers 8,000 years sooner than the (mothership) veil, so it required principal extra. That is likely to be a massive swing. One of the fundamental issues about Dwelling of Dragons, there is a text, there is a e book so that made it reasonably bit extra of a avenue design for a sequence uncover.”
“I mediate Jane did a amazing job, it modified into as soon as a massive area but there modified into as soon as nothing that I would veil and stutter, oh, that one factor did no longer work, just total it did no longer reasonably gel. That’s one amongst the causes when we started out to take into fable ‘Is there a life after Game of Thrones by methodology of Game of Thrones’, we purposefully developed plenty of initiatives. We would were very fortunate to manufacture one pilot, comprise that pilot scurry and be winning but in pattern as , it takes reasonably about a tries to obtain it just, right here’s no different.”