A brand new `Recreation of Thrones` prequel, based mostly on George RR Martin`s `Dunk and Egg` books, has been formally greenlit. The announcement was made throughout Warner Bros. Discovery presentation to press and traders on April 12, through which it was introduced that the mixed HBO Max and Discovery+ streaming service might be recognized merely as Max, reported Selection.
The present is predicated on the collection of fantasy novellas by Martin, which comply with the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and a younger Aegon V Targaryen (Egg) 90 years previous to the occasions of `A Music of Ice and Hearth`. The collection is at the moment titled `A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight`.
The official logline states, “A century earlier than the occasions of `Recreation of Thrones,` two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros…. a younger, naive however brave knight, Ser Duncan the Tall, and his diminutive squire, Egg. Set in an age when the Targaryen line nonetheless holds the Iron Throne and the reminiscence of the final dragon has not but handed from residing reminiscence, nice destinies, highly effective foes, and harmful exploits all await these unbelievable and incomparable buddies.”
Martin will function author and government producer, as will Ira Parker, who was a co-executive producer on Season 1 of `Home of the Dragon`. `Recreation of Thrones` and `Home of the Dragon` vets Ryan Condal and Vince Gerardis will function government producers.
Martin has printed three novellas within the `Tales of Dunk and Egg` collection to this point – `The Hedge Knight` in 1998, `The Sworn Sword` in 2003 and `The Thriller Knight` in 2010. The three novellas have been then collected and printed collectively as `A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms` in 2015.
That is the most recent Westeros-based mission at HBO. Following the worldwide success of `Recreation of Thrones`, the premium cabler moved to develop quite a few collection set on the planet created by Martin.