When Recreation of Thrones ends in 2019, that is it. Except for one of many 5 prequel spinoffs HBO is engaged on. However, the story informed in Recreation of Thrones, based mostly on George R. R. Martin‘s A Track of Hearth and Ice, is finished, and the case might be closed on revivals and/or future spinoffs, based on HBO’s programming president Casey Bloys.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Bloys stated a door being left open for future revivals or undoing the finale is “not taking place.”
“This story, A Track of Hearth and Ice, is finished. There is no revival, reboot, spinoff discuss,” he stated.
Does that imply there is a definitive reply as to who lastly will get the Iron Throne? “I do not even need to reply that! [Laughs.] However it’s thrilling,” he stated.
As for the six episodes, he stated, “They’re nice. It is improbable. The followers are going to be very, very completely satisfied.”
Concerning the delay for brand new episodes, Bloys informed EW that creators and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss wished the time to craft the most effective episodes potential.
“Here is what I will let you know: They take the time they should do the present at its highest stage of high quality. Because the present has gone on, it is gotten larger — huge battle scenes, huge particular results,” Bloys informed EW. “These items take time. Here is the one factor I can guarantee you: Dan and Dave weren’t sitting round on a seaside ready to return to work. They’re perfectionists and that is the soonest it could come again at a stage of high quality that they’re comfy with.”
In an interview with TVLine, Bloys touched on the prequels within the works, noting there are certainly 5 in play and “there could also be [familiar] bloodlines” within the prequels.
However do not anticipate one of many prequels to premiere instantly after Recreation of Thrones wraps up in 2019. “We’re not utilizing the ultimate season to launch a brand new present or something like that. There’s going to be a separation between the 2. These are among the many greatest writers working and I am hopeful,” Bloys informed EW.
Collection star Package Harington informed Deadline he is feeling a brand new form of strain whereas engaged on the ultimate installment of the HBO collection.
“Nicely, I believe there is a sure strain I’ve not felt earlier than,” Harington stated concerning the anticipation relating to the final season. “Whereas earlier than, yearly there’s all the time been a little bit of strain, this season is one the place we might simply let folks down. Clearly, we do not need to try this so we’re very a lot stepping up everybody’s sport which may be very obvious, a minimum of to me. We’re all rising a bit and I believe everybody’s consideration may be very targeted on what we’re doing in a manner that it is all the time been, however it might be extra obvious. I find it irresistible, . It is also I believe that factor of simply attempting to get every part you may out of it whereas we’re nonetheless doing it. Actually form of discover each inch of it.”
Former Recreation of Thrones star Jason Momoa stated he went to set and was spoiled by what he noticed. “It is going to be the best factor that is ever aired on TV. It is going to be unbelievable. It is going to f–k up lots of people. And it was a bummer as a result of I am an enormous fan and I did not need to know what is going on on. I used to be like, ‘Rattling, I did not need to know that!'”
Recreation of Thrones returns in 2019.