The production company does not throw in the towel and continues to work on bringing forward new stories based on the franchise created by George RR Martin.
It seems that HBO does not learn from the experience that happened with the Game of Thrones spin-off that was going to star Naomi Watts and that was finally canceled without much explanation, because even today they continue to work on the creation of new stories that are born from the franchise written by George RR Martin.
This has been assured by the Vice President of HBO Original Programming, Kara Buckley, in an interview with slash-film in which They have spoken about the future of the Game of Thrones sagawhich this summer premieres its first spin-off prequel, House of the Dragon, based on Martin’s book of the same name.
New advance of The House of the Dragon, the spin-off series of Game of Thrones
“We’ve developed a lot of ideas and are still working on a lot more because we’re so excited for this summer’s release. At the moment we don’t feel the need to do another seriesAt least until it’s something creatively exciting for us. And that is what the team I lead is focused on right now.”
In other words, although HBO continues to brainstorm what paths the Game of Thrones franchise could take next, are being conservative when it comes to giving the green light to the actual development of these ideaswhich would mean starting to spend money on production.
A fairly conservative attitude that could have its origin in the last seasons of Game of Thrones, because as HBO was able to verify, if there was no reference material written by George RR Martin, the story would drift further and further compared to the first seasons of the series.
A fact that also could have led to the chain giving the green light to the House of the dragonbased on a book by Martin, rather than the Naomi Watts spin-off, which was based on material not found in the novels.