Some of the Game of Thrones Details Have Been Revealed

July 10, 2019
White Walker

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George R.R. Martin dropped a few hints about the highly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel, which takes place 5000 years BEFORE the HBO hit series. The author and executive producer sat down with EW to talk about the show, which by the way is shooting now. According to him, The prequel leads up to the epic confrontation with the White Walkers, in an era known as The Long Night. 

Here’s some of what he said:

  • Westeros is divided into 100 kingdoms
  • There are Starks and direwolves 
  • There not be any Lannisters, at least not at first.   
  • The cast? HBO’s cast breakdown appeared to suggest the show might be led by a trio of female leads, Naomi Watts, Naomi Ackie, and Denise Gough, even though Martin hestitates to call them leads. "We don’t have leads so much as a large ensemble cast.”

 Read the full article here.