Game Of Thrones Spin-offs: Latest Updates On Canceled, Shelved, And Renewed Series So Far

George R.R. Martin's world of Westeros is growing with several "Game of Thrones" spin-offs in the works. Keep reading to find out.

Published on May 18, 2024  |  01:24 PM IST |  71.2K
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George R.R. Martin's, "Game of Thrones" spin-offs are in the works. "House of the Dragon," which explores the Targaryen dynasty's past, has already premiered. Martin recently shared in his blog that there are also two animated projects in the works, along with other live-action series, ensuring the epic saga continues.

In the beginning, there were four animated projects planned, but two of them have been put on hold. The remaining two haven't been officially approved yet. Martin believes that animation can depict the huge world of A Song of Ice and Fire better. More details about the plots and characters are still secret. 

GoT: Key Spin-Offs and Sequels

One exciting project is "Nine Voyages," which follows the legendary Corlys Velaryon, also known as the Sea Snake, a character seen in "House of the Dragon." It was initially planned as a live-action series, but it has been shifted to an animated format. Martin supports this change, as it allows for a broader exploration of the Sea Snake's adventures without the budget constraints of live-action.

This shift to animation promises a better-explained narrative. Martin's excitement suggests a series full of adventure and visual brilliance. This also sets a new standard for animated storytelling in the Game of Thrones universe. Velaryon’s journeys are legendary, involving journeys to distant lands, encountering mysterious cultures, and engaging in epic naval battles. Animation provides the flexibility to bring these grand tales to life in a visually captivating manner that live-action might struggle to show.

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Beyond the animated series, the second season of "House of the Dragon" is highly anticipated, and expected to bring more family drama and dragon battles that fans love. The first season ended on a high note, setting the stage for more intense conflict. The Targaryen family’s internal strife and power struggles promise even more dramatic twists and turns in the upcoming series.

Another buzz-worthy project is "SNOW," a sequel focusing on Jon Snow. Kit Harington is returning to his role and is actively involved in it. The series will explore Jon's emotional and psychological journey after the events of Game of Thrones. Harington has hinted at exploring Jon’s struggle with his identity and his place in a world drastically changed by the events of the original series. 


Game of Thrones: Additional ventures

Another exciting project is "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight," based on Martin's "Tales of Dunk and Egg" books. The main series follows the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall and his squire, Egg, who becomes King Aegon V Targaryen. HBO has approved the series, which will adapt the first novel and introduce a new fan-favorite duo. The tales of Dunk and Egg offer a more personal look that will focus on their travels and the relationships they build along the way. 

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Other projects like "Ten Thousand Ships" and the rumored "Flea Bottom" series show the breadth of storytelling Martin and HBO are exploring. "Ten Thousand Ships" will focus on the legendary journey of Princess Nymeria and the Rhoynar people, a tale of survival and resilience as they look for a new home. The "Flea Bottom" series, will be set in the slums of King’s Landing and promises to explore the lives of the common people, everyday struggles, and upper-class differences. Each project dives into different aspects of Westeros, from ancient wars to the lives of common people, which revolves around Game of Thrones.

ALSO READ: Game Of Thrones Prequel A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight Gets 2025 Release Window; Deets

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