Everything George RR Martin revealed about Game of Thrones prequel


He said, “There are things like direwolves and mammoths.”
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A still from the The Long Night episode. He said, “The Lannisters aren’t there yet, but Castlery Rock is certainly there; it’s like the Rock of Gibraltar. “The Starks will definitely be there,” Martin revealed. Game of Thrones was known for a large ensemble cast where many character stories ran simultaneously. 0
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Here’s everything that Martin revealed about the upcoming prequel:
Starks and White Walkers
White walkers will be a part of the prequel. As you know for Game of Thrones, we never even nominated anybody for lead actress or lead actor (during awards season) until recently; it was always for supporting (categories) because the show is such an ensemble. Martin prefers this title but said he is also alright with the title The Longest Night. Since the show pre-dates the Targaryens, dragons might be missing here but George RR Martin assured that the show will be filled with creatures including the Stark family sigil, direwolves. Stark sigil direwolves will be a part of the prequel. Martin said, “We talk about the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros; there were Seven Kingdoms at the time of Aegon’s Conquest. It was reported that the show might be titled The Long Night but since one of the episodes in the last season was also titled the same, it seems unlikely that the new series will carry the same name. We don’t have leads so much as a large ensemble cast.” The show stars Naomi Watts, Naomi Ackie and Denise Gough. Lannisters will be missed. The favourite family of GOT fans, the Starks, will be present in the show. Also, the White Walkers will be seen here but if the Wall exists or not is yet to be known. And now it looks like the prequel will follow the same format. He added, “Obviously the White Walkers are here — or as they’re called in my books, The Others — and that will be an aspect of it.”
Direwolves and mammoths instead of dragons? I think that will be true for this show too. Martin said, “I hesitate to use the word ‘lead’. George RR Martin revealed that there will be no Lannisters at first in the show. It’s actually occupied by the Casterlys — for whom it’s still named after in the time of Game of Thrones.”
100 kingdoms in Westeros
With a 100 kingdoms, Westeros must be a chaotic place. He said, “I heard a suggestion that it could be called The Longest Night, which is a variant I wouldn’t mind. That would be pretty good.”
No Lannisters? But if you go back further then there are nine kingdoms, and 12 kingdoms, and eventually you get back to where there are a hundred kingdoms — petty kingdoms — and that’s the era we’re talking about here.”
Large ensemble cast
Game of Thrones was known for its large cast.