Full Casting Details For HBO’s Game Of Thrones Prequel Are Here
The HBO, Game of Thrones creative team is in full swing to present a Prequel with a fresh cast.
This prequel is taking its shape quickly as the eighth and final season of the thrilling adventure is on the way. According to the latest HBO announcement, the upcoming prequel series officially cast eight fresh stars and a competent director for the pilot episode.
The Cast Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel
Predominantly, King Kong fame, Naomi Watts is performing as the leading actress in the prequel series titled, ‘The Long Night’.
Hence, the series author George R.R Martin commented,
“I could not be more excited. Welcome to Westeros, Naomi, as a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret.”
Next, The popular TV channel HBO has confirmed that Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, and Toby Regbo will sail the Game of Thrones cruise as the fresh crew.
Naomi Ackie is a great name from Star Wars: Episode IX and 2016 film Lady Macbeth. The 26-year-old British actress won the BIFA award for Most Promising Newcomer in 2017.
Next, Jamie Campbell Bower once was the Ser Waymar Royce in Game of Thrones. Now this Harry Potter and Twilight star has joined the team of the Game of Thrones prequel.
Then, Denise Gough, the Irish Olivier Award winner will be seen in the prequel with all her prolific talented genus as caught in Stella and Titanic: Blood and Steel.
The Prequel Setting Of The Long Night
The prequel will show the origin of the White Walkers, “mysteries of the East” and “Starks of legend” under the direction of SJ Clarkson.
George R.R. Martin and Jane Goldman will write the pilot episode for the prequel. ‘The Long Night’.
Goldman has previously written ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’, ‘Kick-Ass’ and ‘X-Men: First Class’.
As a matter of fact, the series displays the time approximately 5,000 years before Game of Thrones. Viewers are going to experience the roots of the White Walkers and the “horrifying secrets of Westeros’s history”.
Furthermore, HBO has recently proclaimed, “chronicles the world’s descent from the Age Of Heroes into its darkest hour”.
The People Behind The Prequel
The Prequel, in fact, is co-created by Jane Goldman and George R.R. Martin. Goldman and Martin write the story, however, the show-runner Goldman is solely writing the teleplay.
Secondly, the executive producers include “Game of Thrones” executive producer Vince Gerardis along with Jane Goldman, George Martin, Clarkson, Daniel Zelman, James Farrell and Jim Danger Gray.
According to a valid news report, Martin says, It’s “a very different place” we’re visiting.”There’s no King’s Landing. There’s no Iron Throne. There are no Targaryens, Valyria has hardly begun to rise yet with its dragons and the great empire that it built.”
“We’re dealing with a different and older world and hopefully that will be part of the fun of the series.”
The prequel is yet waiting to get a release date. However, we know that the final season of Game of Thrones will return this April.