HBO Boss Gives Updates on the Final Season and the Prequels

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Game Of Thrones season 7 aired past year and it was recently confirmed that the show's final eighth season won't arrive until 2019. But HBO president Casey Bloys is defending his decision to delay the Emmy winning dragon drama's return. While George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has been a cult hit since it debuted in the '90s, few could have imagined that HBO's adaptation would make the author a household name and see each new season eclipse the previous one in ratings.

The long winter is here, and by that we mean the agonizing wait between Seasons 7 and 8 of Game of Thrones.

The show tells the story of Shailene Woodley's character, a single mother who struggles financially and the trouble she gets into when she moves to a California neighbourhood that is full of wealthy families. This, according to Bloys, is set to "explore different time periods of [George R R Martin]'s vast and rich universe". He went on saying, "These things take time".

We first heard about the five Game of Thrones prequel spinoffs currently in development at HBO in May previous year, and now the cable network has just revealed some intriguing news about the project. "We want some separation there".

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There isn't much known about the potential new series, though it's expected that not all of them will end up on air.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the final season of Game of Thrones as we learn it.

While the HBO series premiered on February 19th of previous year and ended in April, the network has been tight-lipped about when the second season of the series would be announced, or if it was even happening at all.

In 2017, HBO announced deals with four writers - Carly Wray, Jane Goldman, Brian Helgeland and Max Borenstein - for a spinoff series. Just like with season eight, we're willing to wait, but we don't like it.

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