Yeah, yeah, we will spare you from rehashing the identical joke that everybody’s already made that in fact George R.R. Martin helps writers’ strikes, as a result of why else would the notorious procrastinator nonetheless be engaged on “The Winds of Winter” after a seemingly unending collection of delays! The important thing takeaway right here is that followers must wait a bit of longer to see “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight” enter manufacturing. The spin-off collection follows two legendary characters in Westerosi historical past, Ser Duncan the Tall and his loyal squire Aegon, as they go galavanting throughout the countryside in the hunt for tournaments, adventures, and glory. Primarily based on Martin’s “Tales of Dunk and Egg” novellas, the collection takes place virtually 100 years earlier than the occasions of “Recreation of Thrones.”
Elsewhere in his weblog publish, Martin offers an replace on his different main collection at present in manufacturing:
“Throughout the ocean, the second season of ‘Home of the Dragon’ began filming April 11 and can proceed in London and Wales. The scripts for the eight s2 episodes have been all completed months in the past, lengthy earlier than the strike started. Each episode has gone by way of 4 or 5 drafts and quite a few rounds of revisions, to handle HBO notes, my notes, price range issues, and many others. There can be no additional revisions. The writers have achieved their jobs; the remainder is within the arms of the administrators, forged and crew … and naturally the dragons.”
As a lot as writers would fairly be, you understand, writing, the explanations for his or her strike are quite a few and essential to their well-being within the business. For these involved in a point-by-point breakdown of precisely what the WGA is demanding, you may try their official proposal right here.