Forthcoming Game of Thrones prequel to star Naomi Watts and Miranda Richardson
George R.R. Martin reveals the details of Game of Thrones prequel that there may be few dragons in the prequel, there will be direwolves, mammoths, and White Walkers.
Game of Thrones prequel: no Targaryens or Lannisters – but plenty of Starks
The Prequel which is currently being filmed in Northern Ireland takes place thousands of years before the events in Game of Thrones and “chronicles the world’s descent from the golden age of heroes into its darkest hour”, according to HBO.
Martin said last year that the series would show Westeros as a very different place, with no King’s Landing, no Iron Throne, and no Targaryens. “Valyria has hardly begun to rise yet with its dragons and the great empire that it built,”
The prequel will have whole new star cast including New casting includes: Miranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter from the Harry Potter films), Marquis Rodriquez (Manifest), John Simm (Strangers), Richard McCabe (Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams), John Heffernan (Dracula), and Dixie Egerickx (Summerland).
Naomi Watts (21 Grams), Josh Whitehouse (Poldark), Naomi Ackie (Lady Macbeth), Denise Gough (Monday), Jamie Campbell Bower, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, and Toby Regbo.
Jane Goldman and Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin are the creators of this new series, with Goldman serving as the showrunner. Both will executive produce, alongside SJ Clarkson.