When Sport 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 Sport of Thrones, based mostly on George R. R. Martin‘s A Music of Fireplace and Ice, is completed, and the case might be closed on revivals and/or future spinoffs, in line with 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 occurring.”
“This story, A Music of Fireplace and Ice, is completed. There is not any 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 wish to reply that! [Laughs.] Nevertheless it’s thrilling,” he stated.
As for the six episodes, he stated, “They’re nice. It is incredible. The followers are going to be very, very completely satisfied.”
Concerning the delay for brand spanking new episodes, Bloys informed EW that creators and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss wished the time to craft the very best episodes attainable.
“This is what I am going to inform you: They take the time they should do the present at its highest degree of high quality. Because the present has gone on, it is gotten greater — huge battle scenes, huge particular results,” Bloys informed EW. “This stuff take time. This 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 might probably come again at a degree 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 count on one of many prequels to premiere instantly after Sport 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 type of stress whereas engaged on the ultimate installment of the HBO sequence.
“Properly, I feel there is a sure stress I’ve not felt earlier than,” Harington stated concerning the anticipation concerning the final season. “Whereas earlier than, yearly there’s at all times been a little bit of stress, this season is one the place we might simply let folks down. Clearly, we do not wish to try this so we’re very a lot stepping up everybody’s sport which could be very obvious, at the very least to me. We’re all rising a bit and I feel everybody’s consideration could be very targeted on what we’re doing in a means that it is at all times been, however it might be extra obvious. I find it irresistible, you realize. It is also I feel that factor of simply making an attempt to get all the pieces you’ll be able to out of it whereas we’re nonetheless doing it. Actually type of discover each inch of it.”
Former Sport of Thrones star Jason Momoa stated he went to set and was spoiled by what he noticed. “It will be the best factor that is ever aired on TV. It will be unbelievable. It will f–k up lots of people. And it was a bummer as a result of I am an enormous fan and I did not wish to know what is going on on. I used to be like, ‘Rattling, I did not wish to know that!'”
Sport of Thrones returns in 2019.