Celebrated creator George RR Martin is growing a stage model of HBO’s smash hit sequence Sport of Thrones for Broadway, the West Finish and Australia.
The epic fantasy present, which aired on HBO for eight seasons from 2011 to 2019, was based mostly on Martin’s “A Tune of Ice and Fireplace” novel sequence.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Martin is collaborating with British playwright Duncan MacMillan and director Dominic Cooke for the stage adaptation.
The play, which is able to deliver again a number of beloved ‘characters from the unique present, is ready throughout a pivotal second in Westeros historical past, The Nice Tourney at Harrenhal, a contest that befell simply 16 years earlier than the occasions in’ Sport of Thrones.
“The play will for the primary time take audiences deeper behind the scenes of a landmark occasion that beforehand was shrouded in thriller.
“That includes most of the most iconic and well-known characters from the sequence, the manufacturing will boast a narrative centred round love, vengeance, insanity and the hazards of dealing in prophecy, within the course of revealing secrets and techniques and lies which have solely been hinted at till now,” the official description of the play learn.
The stage manufacturing will probably be backed by producers Simon Painter and Tim Lawson.
“The seeds of conflict are sometimes planted in instances of peace. Few in Westeros knew the carnage to return when highborn and smallfolk alike gathered at Harrenhal to look at the best knights of the realm compete in an ideal tourney, throughout the Yr of the False Spring.
“It’s a tourney oft referred throughout HBO’s Sport of Thrones, and in my novels, ‘A Tune of Ice & Fireplace’… and now, ultimately, we will inform the entire story� on the stage,” Martin stated in an announcement.
The creator is at present concerned in 5 different tasks for HBO, increasing on his bestselling fantasy sequence.
This consists of “Home of the Dragon”, a prequel set 300 years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones that may give attention to Home Targaryen, the highly effective dynasty that after dominated Westeros.
The ten-episode sequence, which is ready to begin manufacturing subsequent month and air in 2022, will star Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Paddy Considine and Matt Smith.