The first Game of Thrones spinoff series may debut earlier than expected. HBO revealed earlier this year that they are working on expanding the core Game of Thrones series, with multiple spinoff shows currently in the works. They originally said they had four spin-offs in various stages of development, with Jane Goldman (Kingsman), Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull Island), Brian Helgeland (Legend) and Carly Wray (The Leftovers) shepherding the projects. Then, last week, the network tasked series writer Bryan Cogman to helm a potential fifth GoT spinoff.
However, the network doesn’t expect all of these new Game of Thrones projects to go to series, nor even reach the pilot stage. So far, all we know is that the spinoffs most likely won’t focus on stories that are directly related to the core Game of Thrones characters, such as the tale of Robert’s Rebellion (mostly because we know how those stories play out). Still, with a world like the one that George R.R. Martin created, there are numerous possibilities of where to take the small screen franchise next. Of course, aside from plot details, many people would like to know when the first spin-off will debut, and it might be sooner rather than later.
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