George RR Martin is establishing a new content empire on HBO.
This Game of Thrones The author has just signed an overall deal to develop more programming for the network and its streaming service, HBO Max.
Sources say Martin’s contract is for five years and is in the mid-eights.
The news comes on the heels of a boom Game of Thrones Being put into development. All told, the network has five projects based on Martin Song of Ice and Fire Fantasy world and one in the development stage (House of Dragons) Has been greenlit in that series.
The four-time Emmy winner is also developing for the HBO series Who is afraid of death (Adaptation of the 2011 post-apocalyptic novel by Nenny Okorafor) and Roadmarks (Adaptation of Roger Zelazini’s 1979 fiction novel), both of which will make it an executive.
Martin released his A Song Song Ice and Fire novels on HBO in 2007. The deal will lead to HBO’s largest and most award-winning series to date. Martin is represented by WME, Christine Kudy and Vince Geradis.
Martin also has several projects in addition to HBO. Is there Wild cards, Based on a series of anthology novels written by Martin and others, it is in the works of Picac. Is there In Lost Lands, A feature film of development based on Martin’s fictional adventure short stories, with Paul WS Anderson Direct and Mila Jovovich and Dave Bautista starring. And there’s Meow Wolf, Martin’s experimental immersion entertainment company, which now has two captivating attractions: the acclaimed House of Eternal Returns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the newly opened Omega Mart in Las Vegas. Third, the Meow Wolf’s Kaleidoscope is a dark ride to the Elich Gardens theme park in Denver, Colorado.
Plus, of course, Martin has his SOIAF novels, including his long-awaited saga. Winter wind, Is currently being written.
Below are all Throne TV projects at work. Martin works closely with the authors and is the executive producer on each.
House of DragonsSet up 300 years before events in: GoT, House of Dragons House tells the story of Targaryan back when the ancestors of the Danes ruled over Westerros. The show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes of Dragon (Civil War). The series stars Olivia Cook, Emma D’Arcy, Paddy Considin and Matt Smith (each of the actors here plays a character) and co-stars Ryan Kendall.Colony) And Miguel Spocnik (who directed some excellent episodes) GoT, Including “Bestards of Bestards”). Like all GoT Undo in works, the project is executive produced by Martin. House of Dragons Will film in England (vice versa) GoT, Based in Northern Ireland) and production is expected to begin in April. The first season has 10 episodes and is expected to air in 2022.
Nimeria Project: This warrior revolves around Queen Nemeria, the venerable ancestor of House Martel, who founded the kingdom of Dorny (it became so legendary in the field that two characters in the original series bring her name – Sand Snake Nimeria Sand and Arya’s Dirolf). His story predates events about 1,000 years ago Game of Thrones, Making it much older on the Vestaros timeline than any of the previously announced projects (HBO shot the prequel pilot in 2019, set more during Heroes of Age, but it never got into the series). Is the working title for the project 10,000 ships, Referring to Numeria, who ordered the burning of all his ships after Dorne had brought his army from Assassin, will not return there (Martin, a fan of history). ).
Sea snake: With functional title 9 Voyage, This is Rome The creators follow Bruno Heller and Lord Corlis Valerion, aka The Sea Snake, Lord of the Tides and Head of House Valerion. The character of the beach also appears in the next Greenlit GoT prequel House of Dragons, Where it is played by British actor Steve Toussaint. In Martin’s case, Valerion is the husband of Princess Renઝs Targaryen (played by Eve Best). House of Dragons). So this attempt represents a potential spin-off of the character in the series that hasn’t been shot yet. Also, if Toussaint’s casting is given, the C snake can be introduced first GoT Project with color person as the main character.
Flea Bottom: The project is set in the infamous Kings Landing Slum in Fly Bottom – a narrow street in the capital city where characters like Davos Seaworth and Gandry Barathion were born. One imagines a bit of this Piki Blinders-in-Westeros vibe; Something that explores the lives of everyday citizens and the criminal underworld instead of focusing on the powerful lord and women.
Dunk and Egg Project: This is based on Martin’s popular novels (Hedge Knight, Oath sword, The Mystery Knight) Who follows the adventures of Hedge Knight Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and his Square (Egg), who will later become King Egan v Targarin. The story takes place 90 years before the events of Martin’s A Song Ice F Ice and Fire series. Interesting fact: Egg’s brother was Master Aman (Peter Vaughan) GoT And there is a heartbreaking reference to the character when A Mon 5 dies in you and says in clear delirium, “Egg, I dreamed I was old.”
Animated play series: There are no details yet about the theme or style of this animated project, but an animated adventure offers many advantages of storytelling: it can also describe the grandeur. GoT Standards and / or it can tell a story that takes a lot of time – Martin’s previously published supplementary material is an encyclopedia that sketches thousands of years of Vesterose history, a wind storytelling style that is very easy to illustrate. Using screen animation, where creators can quickly introduce new characters and settings and then move quickly without having to cast or create cast.