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What to Know About the Game of Thrones? Prequel

The prequel is in the works. Here?s what you need to know.

There?s been a lot of speculation about a prequel to Game of Thrones, but here?s what?s known so far .

What?s it about? Taking place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the world?s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour. From the horrifying secrets of Westeros?s history to the true origin of the White Walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend, only one thing is for sure: it?s not the story we think we know.

Who will it star? So far the only official name on the list is Oscar-nominee Naomi Watts (21 Grams). Her character will be a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret.

Who is behind it? Jane Goldman and GoT author George R.R. Martin are the creators of this new series. Both will executive produce, alongside James Farrell, Jim Danger Gray, Vince Gerardis and Daniel Zelman. Martin was also an executive producer on Game of Thrones and contributed to several episode scripts.

Check back for more details as they unfold.

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