George R.R. Martin Wishes ‘Game of Thrones’ Aired ‘A Few More Seasons’ Before Ending TV Run

IndieWire | 4/23/2019 | Staff
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HBO’s “Game of Thrones” only has four episodes left before it says goodbye to television for good, and “Thrones” author George R.R. Martin isn’t exactly pleased with that fact. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Martin explained that he’s a bit wistful about the fantasy series coming to an end and shared that he would have preferred the series run longer than just eight seasons.

“It’s complex and I’m a little sad, actually,” Martin said when asked how he’s feeling about the end of the “Thrones” television series. “I wish we had a few more seasons. But I understand. [Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] are gonna go on to do other things, and I’m sure some of the actors were signed up for like seven or eight years, and they would like to go on and take other roles. All of that is fair. I’m not angry or anything like that, but there’s a little wistfulness in me.”

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Part of the reason Martin is feeling upset about “Thrones” ending is because of how the show’s cast and crew became an extended family. “Whenever a show ends, and the longer the show...
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