Bryan Cogman’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-Off Show Won’t Be Moving Forward

/Film | 4/25/2019 | Ben Pearson
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With Game of Thrones coming to an end this season, HBO has been developing prequel and spin-off ideas with A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin and several other writers. Only one of them has been approved at this point, and in a recent interview, Cogman confirms that the Game of Thrones spin-off he was working on is no longer happening.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Cogman was asked if it feels like he’s saying goodbye to Westeros as Game of Thrones approaches its series finale, and he explained that he’s done with that world:

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“I’m definitely leaving. I was developing one of the successor shows with George. George has worked with a bunch of the writers, including Jane [Goldman], whose show is being done [as a pilot]. My prequel show is not happening and will not happen. HBO decided to go a different way. I’m working with Amazon now and helping them out with their shows. So, it is a goodbye. I am done with Westeros. It’s wonderfully bittersweet.”

Previously, Martin had hinted that Cogman’s planned show (which the two were working on together) would be an adaptation “set during a very exciting time in Westerosi history,” leading us to...
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