With it’s wonderful storyline and engaging characters, Game Of Thrones has absolutely slayed the television industry. But first, let’s talk about something that Game of Thrones viewers could be anticipating.
You might assume that many spin-off series have been advanced in recent years. Yet only a few have achieved significant headway. And you are perfectly right. However, in the instance of The Tales of Dunk and Egg, it appears to be making progress.
George R.R. Martin’s prequel novellas, The Tales of Dunk and Egg, commence 90 years before the events of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Let’s start with a little background on this impending spin-off show.
‘Game Of Thrones’ Dunk and Egg Prequel Premise
The Tales of Dunk and Egg start towards the conclusion of King Daeron II Targaryen’s reign. 90 years before the War of the Five Kings. The narrative of this installment pursue the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall and his squire, Prince Aegon ‘Egg’ Targaryen who is the younger brother of Maester Aemon.
Despite the fact that Egg is a little boy at the beginning of the story, he will grow up to become King Aegon V, also known as “Aegon the Unlikely.”
The Targaryens are still struggling to keep onto control. Especially since the last of their dragons died fifty years ago. And the creatures are beginning to fade from national consciousness.
Tensions from Dorne’s recent merger with the rest of the Seven Kingdoms are still present.
The Tales of Dunk and Egg now has been adapted into a live-action feature that serves as a prequel to the main Game of Thrones television series. And the progress of this show is in making.
Game Of Thrones Spinoff ‘Tales Of Dunk And Egg’ Finds A Writer
We understand if you’re wondering why we’ve talked so much about Tales Of Dunk & Egg’s progress and what improvements it actually made. Dunk & Egg has a new writer/executive producer, which is a straightforward announcement about the upcoming prequel. Steve Conrad has joined the series as a writer and executive producer.
Conrad has a long list of accomplishments as a screenwriter in both cinema and television. He’s most known for penning Will Smith’s The Pursuit of Happyness and developing the Amazon series Patriot (which he directed a couple episodes of).
He’s also recognized for Owen Wilson’s critically acclaimed 2017 movie Wonder and Ben Stiller’s masterpiece The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
HBO did not provide details on his recruitment as of yet. Dunk & Egg is being pitched as a lighter take on the Game of Thrones universe.
Finally, some knowledge about the upcoming prequel has surfaced. In addition, you may be aware that House of the Dragon, a spin-off series, will premiere in 2022. Stay tuned with us for more updates on the anticipated Game of Thrones spin-off.