Yeah, yeah, we’ll spare you from rehashing the identical joke that everybody’s already made that after all 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 endless collection of delays! The important thing takeaway right here is that followers should wait a little bit 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 searching for tournaments, adventures, and glory. Based mostly on Martin’s “Tales of Dunk and Egg” novellas, the collection takes place virtually 100 years earlier than the occasions of “Sport of Thrones.”
Elsewhere in his weblog publish, Martin offers an replace on his different main collection presently 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 via 4 or 5 drafts and quite a few rounds of revisions, to handle HBO notes, my notes, price range considerations, and so forth. There can be no additional revisions. The writers have executed their jobs; the remaining is within the palms of the administrators, forged and crew … and naturally the dragons.”
As a lot as writers would fairly be, you realize, writing, the explanations for his or her strike are quite a few and essential to their well-being within the trade. For these taken with a point-by-point breakdown of precisely what the WGA is demanding, you’ll be able to try their official proposal right here.