George R.R. Martin Reveals the Game of Thrones Prequel Title: The Long Night


by PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com— The author behind the Game of Thrones saga has revealed the title for the franchise’s prequel pilot. While reacting to the news that Naomi Watts had been cast in the project, George R.R. Martin seemingly confirmed its title: The Long Night. “Casting is now underway for THE LONG NIGHT, the first of the GAME OF THRONES successor series to ordered to film,” he tweeted. “HBO has just announced the first cast member: NAOMI WATTS is coming on board as one of our stars.” Casting is now underway for...

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