Next month, HBO will start to air the ultimate six episodes of Game of Thrones ever to be transmitted over the airwaves. As you might need guessed, George R.R. Martin finds it very bittersweet that the TV adaptation of his literary child is coming to an finish.
“[I have] blended emotions about that,” the 70-year-old fantasy author told Entertainment Weekly. “It’s been an unbelievable experience. And virtually all of it has been nice. Obviously, I needed I completed these books sooner so the present hadn’t gotten forward of me. I by no means anticipated that.”
It’s frequent data that the collection surpassed the plot of the books a very long time in the past and that Martin remains to be clacking away on The Winds of Winter, a e-book which will or might not be the penultimate installment in his Song of Ice and Fire saga; Martin has stated up to now that he has a lot materials, that he might stretch out the collection into extra books. In any case, A Dream of Spring will observe Winds at any time when the latter is printed.
“It’s the end for a lot of people,” Martin added, getting again to Season 8. “It’s not the end for me. I’m still deeply in it. I better live a long time because I have a lot of work left to do.”
Back in September, Martin stated that he thought that the present might’ve final past eight seasons:
“We might’ve gone 11, 12, 13 seasons, however I suppose [showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] needed a life. If you have learn my novels, you understand there was sufficient materials for extra seasons.”
Luckily, Game of Thrones followers will not need to go chilly turkey for the remainder of their lives as soon as the present is over in mid-May as a result of a prequel is already within the works. Starring Naomi Watts (King Kong), the present is ready 1000’s of years earlier than the present present. While it is solely rumored that the title is known as “The Long Night,” it’s confirmed that manufacturing will start this summer season with a premiere date in both 2020 or 2021.
The eighth and closing season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO Sunday, April 14. There’s no phrase on when The Winds of Winter could be launched to the general public.