Game of Thrones co-creator DB Weiss has revealed he has no interest in returning to the franchise for the spin-offs.
Game of Thrones ended on a bitter note. The franchise’s final season was not particularly well received by fans, despite several Emmy wins. Before the dust even settled on the original series, HBO put a number of spin-offs in development.
The first of these Game of Thrones spin-offs will be the prequel series, House of the Dragon starring Matt Smith. The second series will be based on thisThe Tales Of Dunk And Egg stories that also take place many years before the events of the main series. However, original co-creator DB Weiss has no interest in joining any of these series.
Speaking with Variety, DB Weiss opened up about the possibility of returning to the franchise, confirming that he was done with it after 11 years in the world of Game of Thrones†
“All in all, we were probably 11 years into that show. When I say 11 years, it was full for 11 years, all in, all day, every day. It was the best decade of our lives. It still feels a bit like a dream, but we got to a place where it was pretty clear to us that we had reached the end of what made sense for us to be involved in that world we lived in. It just felt like, for us, it was time to move on and get excited and terrified to build something else — a lot of building something else.
We never saw ‘Game of Thrones’ shows again [as] something that made sense for us to be involved with, considering where we were like humans the moment we finished the original.
Here’s the synopsis for the upcoming prequel series:
Based on George RR Martin’s book Fire & Blood, the series will tell the story of House Targaryen (aka the house that gave us the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen) and take place 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. .
Miguel Sapochnik will be the showrunner along with Martin and Ryan Condal. House of the Dragon starring Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy and Paddy Considine, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno.
House of the Dragon will premiere in 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the coming spinoffs and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.