With the release of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones” last Sunday and rumors that the next one may be the last of the acclaimed series, HBO begins to define a ‘substitute’ for production.
The American channel announced on Wednesday (19) the production of ” Confederate “, created by David Benioff and DB Weiss, the same producers of the television work based on the series of books by George RR Martin.
As the brilliant ‘Game of Thrones’ is heading into the final season, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with Dan and David, with the certainty that with the new theme they will address a unique and ambitious series will emerge. ” Casey Bloys, HBO’s president of programming.
To those interested, the story will be set in future times, where a third American civil war occurred and separated the southern and northern states, focusing on showing various types of characters as libertarians, slave hunters, politicians, abolitionists, journalists, Executives of a slave conglomerate and families of enslaved people.
There will be no dragons or White Walkers in this series, but we are creating a world and we can not imagine better partners for this than Niccolle and Malcolm, who have long impressed us with their intelligence, imagination and talent for playing crossword puzzles. ” Say the writers.
“Confederate” will have in its production executive professionals of weight like Nichelle Tramble Spellman (“Justified”, “The Good Wife”) and Malcolm Spellman (“Empire” and “Foxy Brown”), for example. The filming is scheduled to begin only after the final GoT season.
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