GoT Prequels: House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon – Season 3 confirmed

As the second season of House of the Dragon premieres, the show’s future is confirmed.  Last night in the US, and at 2 am in the UK, House of the Dragon returned for its highly-anticipated second run. The show, a prequel to Game of Thrones, chronicles an internecine conflict within the ruling Targaryen House. Here’s … >

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Chris Chibnall

The Seven Dials Mystery – Chris Chibnall adapts Agatha Christie (updated)

The Former Doctor Who and Broadchurch showrunner is returning to television.  Updated 12/06/24: Casting revealed for three major roles in The Seven Dials Mystery. Thanks to news broken in Variety, we now know three stars for the upcoming Netflix Agatha Christie adaptation. First up, Mia McKenna-Bruce – the recipient of BAFTA’s 2023 Rising Star award … >

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Netflix announce a Minecraft animated series

Netflix and Mojang have announced that they’re joining forces to create an animated series based on the popular Minecraft franchise.  News of the series was revealed as part of Minecraft’s 15th anniversary celebrations. Released in 2011. Minecraft is the best-selling video game in history, with players building, exploring and interacting within a three dimensional world … >

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Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa cast in Oscar Wilde play this winter

Ncuti Gatwa will join Sharon D Clarke and Hugh Skinner in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at the National Theatre’s Lyttelton Theatre in London this winter. Wilde’s play is a comedy farce set in the Victorian Era with its burdensome social conventions involving marriage. Gatwa and Skinner will play bachelors Algernon Moncrieff and … >

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Heroes: Eclipsed – another revival for the superhero series?

Series Creator Tim Kring is pitching Heroes: Eclipsed, another sequel series to the late 00s hit.  Heroes, the series which superpowered us through the late 00s is being pitched for another revival. Telling the story of ordinary folk who gained supernatural abilities, the show took superpowers mainstream. Viewers tuned in to watch the Heroes “Save … >

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Kit Harrington as Jon Snow

Game of Thrones: Jon Snow spin off no longer in development

Actor Kit Harington reveals they couldn’t find the right story to tell about Jon Snow’s life beyond the wall.  Yesterday we shared exciting progress on one Game of Thrones spin off, now there’s unpromising news of another. The mooted Jon Snow spin off, for which Kit Harington was going to return, is apparently no longer … >

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BBC abandons plans to use AI to promote Doctor Who after complaints

In a post on BBC Complaints, the BBC stated that they have no further plans to employ generative artificial intelligence to promote Doctor Who. Summary of complaint: We received complaints about reports that the BBC is exploring generative AI in Doctor Who promotion. BBC response: As part of a small trial, marketing teams used generative … >

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House of the Dragon

Aegon’s Conquest – HBO developing a further Game of Thrones’ spin-off

Set even earlier than House of the Dragon, the new show would chronicle Aegon’s conquest. Not content with House of the Dragon, the forthcoming Dunk and Egg series and various animated ideas, The Hollywood Reporter have indicated that HBO are actively developing a further live-action shows set in Westeros. Taking place further back in time … >

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