(Los Angeles) A sequel to the hit series game of Thrones The focus is on Jon Snow, a large part of the fan-favorite character who is in the creation phase through the HBO platform, specialized Hollywood media announced on Friday.
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British actor Kit Harington, who played this resilient character when he was banished from Westeros at the end of the series, is set to take on the role of Jon Snow if the project succeeds, they specify Hollywood reporters and diversityciting unnamed sources.
HBO declined to comment and Kit Harington representatives contacted by AFP had not responded as of Friday afternoon.
Several other series come from the universe of game of Thrones by the writer George RR Martin are already planned.
The first, house of the dragonis scheduled to air in August, and three animated “prequels” are also planned.
But the series dedicated to Jon Snow would be the first to take place after the events that ended the series game of Throneswhich concluded in 2019 in an eighth season that severely divided fans.
With many of the main characters dead – a hallmark of the series – Jon Snow learns that he is the potential heir to the Iron Throne, ruling over Westeros, a kingdom he eventually abandons to exile in the frigid and hostile lands of the North to go .
His character had already created a surprise after being revived without warning in a previous season.
News of a possible sequel shared with fans on Friday, with some leaps of joy at the prospect of a reunion with one of the most famous protagonists of game of Thronesothers wonder about the logic of this decision after what they see as a disappointing conclusion.
Since its launch in 2011, the series, which sees noble families tearing each other apart, bringing together epic battles, dragons and sex scenes, has been a global hit and has amassed a record-breaking 59 Emmy Awards in total.
George RR Martin has still not completed the series of novels from which the series was adapted. He signed a deal with HBO last year — which industry media says would reach tens of millions of dollars — to develop series in the universe of game of Thrones and at others.