Tales of Dunk & Egg: Sport of Thrones Prequel Collection in Growth at HBO
HBO is reportedly growing one other Sport of Thrones spinoff with the prequel sequence Tales of Dunk & Egg, primarily based on writer George R.R. Martin’s novellas, based on Deadline.
In accordance with the outlet, the challenge could be set on this planet of Martin’s epic fantasy novels A Tune of Ice and Hearth that impressed the sequence adaptation Sport of Thrones with the brand new sequence following the adventures of Dunk (Ser Duncan the Tall) and Egg (the longer term king Aegon V. Targaryen some 90 years earlier than the occasions of A Tune of Ice and Hearth.
A author shouldn’t be at the moment connected to the challenge. Martin’s three novellas embody 1998’s The Hedge Knight, 2003’s The Sworn Sword, and 2010’s The Thriller Knight; all three have been revealed in A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms in 2015.
If picked up, Tales of Dunk & Egg would develop into the subsequent spinoff sequence within the Sport of Thrones universe of projects which were introduced, beginning with the primary prequel sequence Home of the Dragon that may debut in 2022.
Based mostly on George R.R. Martin’s Hearth & Blood, the 10-episode sequence will chronicle the rise and the downfall of the Targaryens, who’s the one household of dragon lords to outlive the Doom of Valyria. It would happen 300 years earlier than the occasions of the award-winning sequence adaptation of Sport of Thrones which aired its ultimate episode final Could 2019.
Home of the Dragon will star BAFTA winner Paddy Considine (Tyrannosaur, Canine Altogether, The Outsider) as King Viserys I, Emmy-nominated actor Matt Smith (Physician Who, The Crown) as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel, Prepared Participant One) as Alicent Hightower and Emma D’Arcy (Reality Seekers) as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.
House of the Dragon is created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal (Colony). Miguel Sapochnik has additionally signed on to direct the pilot and extra episodes of the sequence. Sapochnik and Condal are additionally set as co-showrunners of the prequel. Martin, Sapochnik, Condal, Vince Gerardis, and Sara Lee Hess will government produce. The sequence is eyeing a 2022 debut.
Principal images is predicted start “in a couple of months.” The sequence will shoot primarily in England, shifting from Sport of Thrones’ main-based location in Belfast, Northern Eire.
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