The fans will be happy: The successful series "Game of Thrones" will soon have a sequel. A spin-off starring Jon Snow is said to be in the works, with Kit Harington playing the role again. Other characters in the series could also return. And that's not the only new spin-off.
Game of Thrones is set to get a sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has planned a spin-off that is said to be in the early stages of development. According to the report, it's a live-action series centered around fan-favorite Jon Snow.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kit Harington could reprise the role if the project actually goes ahead. The 35-year-old actor was twice nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of the 'Game of Thrones' hero.
In the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, Jon discovered that his real name is Aegon Targaryen. In the series finale, he is banished from Westeros and travels north to live beyond the Wall.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the development shows a new direction in dealing with the fantasy universe of author George RR. Martin - similar to that of "Star Wars" and Marvel. Here appeared on the Disney streaming service spin-off series with different characters in focus, including "Wandavision" or most recently "Obi-Wan Kenobi". The new "Game of Thrones" project could also allow other characters to return, such as Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) or Brienne von Tarth (Gwendoline Christie).
A possible Jon Snow series isn't the only new spin-off to the original. The prequel series "House of the Dragon" starts in August.
The "Game of Thrones" offshoot will play around 200 years before the original series and is based on George RR. Martin's novel "Fire and Blood", in which he devoted himself to "the rise and fall of the house of Targaryen from Westeros". Three other possible prequel series are also said to be in different stages of development. In addition, "Game of Thrones" animated series could also be added.