Yesterday, it was announced that the Game of Thrones prequel series that was supposed to star Naomi Watts and launch on HBO had been cancelled. However, it seems that following the news of the cancellation, HBO has since announced a straight-to-series order for another prequel titled “House of the Dragon”.
Following the success of Game of Thrones, it wasn’t surprising that HBO would want to expand on it and milk the franchise even further. We had heard that there would be a Game of Thrones prequel series starring Naomi Watts, but unfortunately for fans, it seems that the series has since been cancelled.
Last year, it was revealed that the creators behind HBO’s Game of Thrones, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, would be writing and producing the new Star Wars trilogy. Given the success of the Game of Thrones series, safe to say that there were many who were pretty excited at the potential behind the new trilogy.
The ending of Game of Thrones, controversial as it may be, might have given some the impression that HBO might develop sequels. The premium cable giant has now confirmed that this won’t be the case. It has previously confirmed that a prequel is indeed in development but it won’t have anything to do with Game of Thrones.
HBO’s Game of Thrones has finally come to an end after 9 long years, but the ending has left many with mixed feelings. Some have praised how the show has ended and thought it was a good wrap up, but others felt a bit cheated, and have point out how the final season felt very rushed as it had fewer episodes compared to previous seasons.
HBO’s Game of Thrones is no stranger to setting records. As the series continued to get popular year after year, it would often break viewership records for season premieres and finales. With Sunday’s last-ever episode of the series, one could expect that it would break all previous records, and it did.
Yesterday’s Game of Thrones finale was perhaps the most highly anticipated episode in TV history. You can imagine how disappointed fans of the show in China would have been when they found out that the final episode would not air as per schedule. The broadcast was delayed by Tencent Video, presumably because of the ongoing trade dispute between China and the United States.
A couple of weeks ago in the fourth episode of the eight season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, eagle-eyed fans discovered that someone had left a Starbucks cup on the table in a scene. It was a pretty hilarious sighting given that obviously Starbucks has yet to open up shop in Westeros.
Earlier this month, eagle-eyed fans of Game of Thrones spotted in an episode of the show that there was a Starbucks cup in a scene that somehow made it past the editors. It was kind of hilarious to see how Starbucks had somehow found its way into the world of Westeros, further playing on the perception of how Starbucks seems to be everywhere.
HBO’s Game of Thrones has become something of a cultural phenomenon where it will probably be talked about years after the series has ended. As such, it’s not surprising to find many people out there paying tribute to their favorite television show, which is what microbiologist Bria O’Brien did.
With the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones having less episodes than previous seasons, and with a storyline that needs wrapping up, it’s not surprising that the writers of the show have decided to increase the pace of the episodes where we’re getting a lot more information in a shorter period of time.
Next Monday will officially bring HBO’s Game of Thrones series to an end. There has been quite a bit of controversy regarding the last season and the direction that the show seems to be headed towards, but then again, this is Game of Thrones. Neither the show nor the books have really followed the typical tropes one expects from a fantasy series, which is kind of why it has gained […]
Game of Thrones fans were very excited for the final season of this epic series. It is, without a doubt, one of the most popular TV shows on the planet. It achieved this status because of some brilliant writing and the way that the story has been told over the past seven seasons. However, many fans are angry with the way season 8 has unfolded, and they’re now expressing that […]
Next Sunday is set to be possibly one of the biggest moments in TV history ever. Why do we say this? This is because next Sunday will be the final episode for HBO’s Game of Thrones series, and judging by all the episodes that have aired to date, we expect that it will be a pretty big one.