'Game of Thrones' Prequel Pilot Title: 'The Long Night'

George RR Martin

The first of four or five (!) GoT spin-off shows centered around George R.R. Martin's fantasy world of dragons and White Walkers has been ordered to pilot, according to BBC, and we finally have more details about what this prequel will include. Should the show reach series stage, she'll be overseeing it. All of the successor shows we've been developing have been prequels, as I have mentioned before.

HBO said it had given a pilot order to a prequel that will take place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones, the biggest global hit for the Time Warner channel.

Regarding the title of the new show, the Game of Thrones author is hanging his hopes on it being structured around The War for the Dawn.

There's no director, cast, location or title yet, Martin says - but he does have a title idea.

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The series will be set way back in Westeros' history, thousands of years before the events of GoT. What is dead may never die, eh?

Martin also praised Goldman (she's now working on Disney's live-action The Little Mermaid), who he called "an absolute thrill to work with... and my god, what a talent". One of those has been shelved, I am given to understand, and of course Jane's pilot is now moving to film.

On his personal site, Martin discussed HBO giving the green light to Jane Goldman's series, noting that no characters from Game of Thrones will appear, as it's set tens of thousands of hears before the main series. If I wasn't busy with WINDS, don't you think I'd be scripting one or more of these pilots myself? "We'll know sooner or later". "But this is television, so nothing is certain".

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