"Game of Thrones" Rumored Prequel Face-Off

by urbanemovies | created - 9 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public

On 04 May 2017, HBO announced that it had ordered pilot scripts for five separate prequel projects to succeed "Game of Thrones (2011)". HBO has said that, due to the massive logistics involved, it will probably only pick one of these pitches to go into full production. On 08 June 2018, HBO announced it had green lit Jane Goldman's script to go into pre-production, actors Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse were cast as leads and the pilot movie will likely be shown as soon as 2020 and if all goes well, a likely pick-up for a full season TV series.

Tentatively titled Untitled Game of Thrones Prequel, HBO cryptically promises a tale set "... thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the world’s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour. And only one thing is for sure: From the horrifying secrets of Westeros’ history to the true origin of the white walkers, the mysteries of the East, to the Starks of legend… it’s not the story we think we know.”

Also, "A Song of Ice and Fire" novelist, George R.R. Martin speculatively predicted “... we could possibly see two or even three make it to the pilot stage, with one series emerging on air (as a full series)” Although, that’s his best guess, he stresses that no one knows for sure.

Which of the remaining four writers (and their secretive pitches) would be your first choice to be next in line for another "Game of Thrones" prequel TV series or even a spin-off "Game of Thrones" feature film?

SPOILER ALERT: Intended for viewers who want to know about the upcoming Game of Thrones (2011) prequel TV series as poll reveals rumored pilot details known as of the end of calendar 2018.

Discuss the topic here or Take other GoT polls.

1. Bryan Cogman

Producer | Game of Thrones

Bryan Cogman was born on July 25, 1979 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on Game of Thrones (2011), The Sword in the Stone and Magic: The Gathering. He has been married to Mandy Olsen since July 31, 2004.

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Wikipedia Biography Bryan Cogman is an American television writer and producer. He is best known for his work on Game of Thrones and writing ten episodes of the HBO series: "Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things", "What Is Dead May Never Die", "Kissed by Fire", "Oathkeeper", "The Laws of Gods and Men", "Kill the Boy" and "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken", "Blood of My Blood", "The Broken Man" and "Stormborn". He also is the screenwriter for Disney's upcoming streaming service exclusive, The Sword in the Stone and Magic: The Gathering.

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Wikipedia Biography Carly Ann Wray is an American television writer and producer. She is best known for her writing on the AMC drama Mad Men, The Leftovers on HBO along with being on the producing staff of Westworld in 2018.

3. Max Borenstein

Writer | Godzilla

Max Borenstein is a writer and producer, known for Godzilla (2014), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Kong: Skull Island (2017).

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Wikipedia Biography Max Borenstein is an American screenwriter and director. He is known for writing Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island. He will write the sequel to Godzilla: King of the Monsters Paladin for Walt Disney Pictures and Mona for New Regency. He previously was the creator and writer for the Minority Report TV series.

4. Brian Helgeland

Writer | A Knight's Tale

Brian Helgeland was born on January 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Brian Thomas Helgeland. He is a writer and director, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Man on Fire (2004) and 42 (2013).

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Wikipedia Biography Brian Helgeland is an American screenwriter, film producer and director. He is best known for writing the screenplays for L.A. Confidential, Mystic River. He also both wrote and directed A Knight's Tale, 42, Payback, The Order and Legend . Additionally, he penned the scripts for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, 976-EVIL, Highway to Hell, Assassins, Conspiracy Theory, The Postman, Blood Work, Man on Fire, The Taking of Pelham 123, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Green Zone, Robin Hood and Gemini Man.

5. Jane Goldman

Producer | Kick-Ass

Jane Goldman was born on June 11, 1970 in England. She is a producer and writer, known for Kick-Ass (2010), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Stardust (2007). She has been married to Jonathan Ross since August 1988. They have three children.

I opt for no other Game of Thrones prequels, but Untitled Game of Thrones Prequel.

Game of Thrones (2011) is great, but the series complexity pushes the limits of what my mind and body can handle. I imagine Untitled Game of Thrones Prequel will be similarly consuming and challenging. I love "Games of Thrones", but don't think I can manage more than one spin-off at a time and need the year-long hiatus between seasons to recover.

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