Game of Thrones : 8 Possible Spin-Offs
A little while ago I wrote a piece for Den of Geek suggesting some possible spin-offs for Game of Thrones. A quick word of warning, it gets pretty dense pretty quickly, so it’s perhaps not one for the casual viewer. Basically, if you’ve had in-depth discussions about the three heads of the dragon and Targaryen family lineage, this may well be the article for you:
With recent reports suggesting that there may only be thirteen episodes left to go in the Game Of Thrones TV saga once this current season comes to an end, discussions have inevitably turned to the prospect of a spin-off series. It seems to be a no-brainer for all concerned that the broader universe be allowed to continue in some form. For HBO and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss it allows them to continue their immensely successful brand and equally also keeps the cash cow flowing. More importantly however, for the millions of fans who face the horrifying prospect of it all coming to an end so soon, it’s a chance for more entertaining stories from the world we’ve grown to love.
The big question is therefore, once the battle for the Iron Throne is done and we’ve seen whether Daenerys ever makes it to Westeros, whether the Starks will have their vengeance and whether Tyrion ever runs out of eunuch gags, where do we go next?
Luckily for us all, the A Song Of Ice And Fire novels, as well as their extended universe which was fleshed out so intricately by The World Of Ice And Fire ‘Untold History’ book, has provided plenty of source material to work with. Here are just a few possible directions for prequel spin-offs…
Den of Geek: Game of Thrones : 8 Possible Spin-Offs