HBO Chief Talks “Dragon” S2, “Thrones” Spin-Offs


HBO and HBO Max content material CEO Casey Bloys has supplied an replace on the second season of the cabler’s “Sport of Thrones” spin-off “Home of the Dragon” with manufacturing simply getting underway in keeping with Selection.

The present is predicted to return someday in 2024 and there’s no phrase as but concerning when in that 12 months the brand new run will premiere except for being after 2024 Emmy season eligibility (so not till June 2024 or later).

Bloys says: “My philosophy is an efficient script is primary precedence. I’m not doing it based mostly on eager to have one a 12 months, two a 12 months. I need to do it based mostly on the scripts that we’re enthusiastic about.”

He confirms they’re nonetheless growing additional ‘Thrones’ spin-offs however admits, like with ‘Dragon,’ it’s going to take time and numerous effort:

“Bear in mind to get ‘Home of the Dragon’ following up from ‘Sport of Thrones,’ we developed numerous reveals, shot a pilot, developed a bunch of scripts and we bought ‘Home of the Dragon’.

To do this once more goes to take the identical quantity of effort. It’s important to develop numerous issues, attempt issues. You by no means know what’s going to work. So we’re at present doing that. I’m not against any variety of reveals.

There’s in all probability a pure restrict to what number of followers need, however I’m open to any so long as we really feel actually good in regards to the scripts and the prospects for a sequence.

It takes some time to get one which hits the mark. I do know George [R.R. Martin] feels the identical means. You need to do one that everyone’s actually happy with and enthusiastic about.”

HBO beforehand had a number of ‘Thrones’ sequence in growth, and shot a really costly pilot for a spin-off that didn’t work, earlier than deciding on ‘Dragon’. The outcomes labored with “Home of the Dragon” proving one among final 12 months’s larger hits.