The planet of Game of Thrones may well be expanding, but the prequel starring Naomi Watts is dead in the water. 

Deadline initial reported the news that the series written by Jane Goldman will not be finding a formal series order at the premium cable network. 

The news is a tiny surprising provided the talent connected with the series. It was poised to grow to be the initial in a lengthy line of series that would be set prior to the parent series. 

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HBO has however to confirm the news, but Deadline notes that Goldman, who also served as showrunner, has been contacting the cast and crew to let them know the show is not moving forward. 

A pilot was filmed earlier this year, so it did make it far into the improvement method, but provided that this will be a spinoff of a single of the most well-liked shows in the planet, expectations had been higher. 

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“Taking location thousands of years prior to the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the world’s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour,” reads the official logline for the Jane Goldman penned pilot.

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“From the horrifying secrets of Westeros’s history to the accurate origin of the White Walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend, only a single factor is for confident: It is not the story we feel we know.”

The cast of the pilot also incorporated Miranda Richardson, Josh Whitehouse, Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, and Toby Regbo.

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In spite of this very anticipated spinoff getting dead, an additional a single is reportedly close to to scoring a pilot order at HBO. 

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That a single focuses on the starting of the finish for Home Targaryen, which means that there will be dragons. Would it be GOT devoid of them?

George R.R. Martin will create the script for that a single alongside Ryan J. Condal (Colony). 

It would be primarily based on the book titled Fire & Blood. 

What are your thoughts on this pilot getting nixed?

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