With the conclusion of the critically acclaimed HBO series game of thrones prequel millions of fans around the world were left wanting more from the world of Westeros. The good news is that the network has revealed a prequel to the hit fantasy series that will take place thousands of years before the original. This prequel has been promoted as an opportunity to learn more about the background of the Seven Kingdoms and the White Walkers. Some of the information we have regarding the new show is as follows.
The Long Night: The First Battle between Men and White Walkers
This prologue takes place during “The Long Night,” a time of perpetual night and freezing temperatures that lasted an entire generation. The White Walkers first appeared at this period and began their reign of terror over the living. Legend has it that the White Walkers were vanquished and the Long Night ended thanks to the hero Azor Ahai. The story of this tremendous war and the people of Westeros’ miraculous survival is something the prequel hopes to illuminate.
A New Cast of Characters
Some returning cast members may make cameos in the prequel, but otherwise, everyone you see will be brand new. According to press releases, Naomi Watts will play the starring role of a “charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret.” Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, and Georgie Henley have also been cast. The introduction of a new set of characters gives the prequel a chance to further develop the realm of Westeros and win over new viewers.
The Age of Heroes: The Birth of House Stark
Legendary individuals like Bran the Builder, Lann the Clever, and Durran Godsgrief were freely roaming the world in this prequel, which also takes place during the Age of Heroes. At the same time, the Stark family began its meteoric rise to power when Bran the Builder built Winterfell and firmly established the Starks as the rulers of the North. Many people are interested in the history of House Stark and how they got to be the protectors of the North.
New Directors and Writers
The prequel will have a new set of creative minds behind the camera, including showrunner Jane Goldman. Goldman has become well-known in the film industry for her roles in blockbusters like “Kick-Ass” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” Besides Max Borenstein and Brian Helgeland, there’s also Carly Wray. Previous “Game of Thrones” episode directors include SJ Clarkson, Miguel Sapochnik, and David Nutter.
The game of thrones prequel looks to be a fascinating addition to the Westeros canon, giving viewers a glimpse into the origins of the mythology surrounding the Seven Kingdoms. The prequel has the potential to be just as intriguing as the original series because to its new cast of characters, new team of writers and filmmakers, and focus on the Age of Heroes and the Long Night. Fans are probably counting down the days before they can visit Westeros again as we wait for further information about the new program.