While the series will end with a six-episode season, HBO hopes to continue the magic with multiple spinoffs now in development.
Game of Thrones Season 8 is the HBO fantasy drama's final season. Orsi said the network was put in an especially tough spot following the surprise second season renewal of "Big Little Lies", which was originally conceived at HBO as a one-and-done "limited series".
"$50 million [per season] would never fly for what we are trying to do".
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It won 8 Primetime Emmy Awards out of 16 nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Kidman. If " Big Little Lies " didn't have enough intrigue and mystery for you, then this ought to ramp it up.
The table read concluded with "a 15-20 minute standing ovation" (which.seems excessive when you think about it, but hey, HBO loves their high drama).
On the intention to continue the show's universe: "It feels like corporate malfeasance to not continue it". HBO is serving as showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff's personal Iron Bank for the final six episodes, but the network is also planning on going big for the prequels.
It's doubtful that we're going to see an much more dialogue moving forward regarding the Big Little Lies cast salaries - we really shouldn't. "More money doesn't always equal better, but in some cases the scope of ideas do require it", he added. She went on to explain that they planned to go big with the continuation of the franchise, with a plan of up to five different spinoffs.
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As HBO's Game of Thrones prepares to wrap up its historic eight-year run, the network is looking to continue telling more stories set in Westeros, with multiple spinoffs already in development.
What's more, Francesca spilled more tiny glimpses of the Game of Thrones spin-offs which are expected to air after the original has finished. But Orsi said HBO is still the preferred choice for prestige offerings when compared to Amazon, Netflix, and other new competitors.
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