HBO Developing Jane Goldman’s Game of Thrones Prequel Spinoff

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At the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) summer press tour, HBO president Casey Bloys provided an update on the Game of Thrones spinoffs in the works: The network has decided to move forward with a pilot from A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin and Jane Goldman (Kingsman: The Golden CircleStardust), while the other four pilots appear to be on hold indefinitely.

While The Verge had previously reported that HBO had ordered Goldman’s pilot, the TCA update better clarifies the fates of the other four pilots, from Max Borenstein, Brian Helgeland, Carly Wray, and Bryan Cogman. One tweet described the other projects as “half dead/half on-hold”; according to The Hollywood Reporter, Bloys said, “Beyond that, no plans to make other ones.” HBO is currently starting the search for a director and a casting director, with the pilot expected to go into production ...