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In line with James Andrew Miller‘s new e book, Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers, the community spent greater than $30 million on the pilot for a prequel sequence starring Naomi Watts which was sadly not picked as much as go to sequence.
The unnamed fantasy prequel, which was set hundreds of years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones, deliberate to have Jane Goldman as showrunner and S.J. Clarkson as director. However after seeing a clip of the pilot, former WarnerMedia chairman Bob Greenblatt did not see the venture understanding.
“That they had spent over $30 million on a Sport of Thrones prequel pilot after I acquired there,” Greenblatt says in Miller’s e book. “And after I noticed a lower of it in a number of months after I arrived, I mentioned to [HBO chief content officer] Casey [Bloys], ‘This simply would not work and I do not assume it delivers on the premise of the unique sequence.’ And he did not disagree, which truly was a reduction.”
“So, we sadly determined to drag the plug on it,” he continues. “There was monumental strain to get it proper and I do not assume it will have labored.”