George RR Martin wanted ‘Game of Thrones’ to last at least 10 seasons
‘Game of Thrones’ became one of the biggest events in pop culture history and spanned no less than eight seasonsfrom 2011 to 2019. However, the author of the original novels, George RR Martinrevealed that he wanted the series to last at least ten cycles.
In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Martin commented on the desire in question, as well as saying that he didn’t contribute much in the final seasons.
“I was saying it needed to have ten seasons at the very least, and maybe twelve, thirteen. I lost. I didn’t make any contributions to the final seasons, except for, you know, inventing the world and the story and all the characters,” he said. “I believe I have more influence now than I did on the original show.”
Bearing in mind that the derived series ‘The House of the Dragon’premiered on the last day August 21 at HBO Max.
The second chapter will appear in august 28.
The story is set 200 years before the events of ‘game of Thrones‘ and follows Daenerys’ ancestors as House Targaryen collapses. The plot is based on the novel ‘Fire & Blood’in George RR Martinwho also enters as a creator alongside Ryan J. Condal.
The cast has Olivia Cookewho will play Alicent Hightower, the beautiful daughter of the Hand of the King; Emma D’Arcy will be Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Viserys’ eldest daughter; Matt Smith he will be Prince Daemon Targaryen, younger brother of the King; Paddy Considine it will be King Viserys; Fabien Frankel it will be Ser Criston Cole, member of King Viserys I Targaryen’s guard; Rhys Ifans it will be Otto Hightower, Hand of the King; Steve Toussaint it will be Lord Corlys Velaryon, the Sea Serpent; Eve Best it will be Princess Rhaenys Velaryon; Sonoya Mizuno it will be Mysaria, one of the most trusted (and most unlikely) allies of Prince Daemon Targaryen, heir to the throne; and Graham McTavish on an undisclosed role; and Milly Alcock and Emily Carey will be the young Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower, respectively.
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