‘Game of Thrones’ Creator George R. R. Martin Isn’t Leaving Westeros Anytime Soon

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Despite the final season of the HBO series approaching, Game of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin feels he isn’t leaving Westeros anytime soon.

The first episode of Game of Thrones‘ highly anticipated final season airs this Sunday on HBO. The final Game of Thrones season will run for six episodes and conclude the current storyline. However, HBO is already moving forward on another Game of Thrones series that will take place thousands of years before the current series.  Game of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin is also notoriously working on the final book, which will end differently than the HBO series. While speaking with THR, George R. R. Martin feels he isn’t leaving Westeros anytime soon with all the upcoming projects:

“I don’t think it should be the final season. But here we are. It seems to me we just started last week. Has it been longer than that? The time has passed by in a blur. But it’s exciting. I know it’s an end, but it’s not much of an end for me. I’m still deep in writing the books. We saw five other sequel shows in development. I think I’m going to be hanging around Westeros while everyone else has left. [Laughs].”

When do you think George R. R. Martin will finish the final Game of Thrones book? How do you think the final season will end? Sound off in the comments below!

George R. R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” depicts two powerful families — kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men — all playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne. Winter is coming.

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont, Hannah Murray as Gilly.

Game of Thrones season 8 premieres on April 14, 2019, on HBO.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Sony’s ‘Masters Of The Universe’ Character Lineup Revealed (Exclusive)

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Masters of the UniverseSony is set to take a stab at turning He-Man and the Masters of the Universe into their next big franchise and Heroic Hollywood has learned which characters the studio is currently looking to cast in the film.

Noah Centineo has been cast in the lead role as He-Man himself in Masters of the Universe which will be based on the Mattel franchise of the same name.

Sony's Masters of the Universe centers on the conflict between He-Man, the secret identity of Prince Adam, and the villainous sorcerer Skeletor on the planet Eternia. The franchise previously spawned an animated TV series that ran from 1983 to 1985 and 1987 live-action film starring Dolph Lundgren.

The Nee Brothers, Adam, and Aaron Nee are directing the reboot from a script written by Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. Sony’s Matthew Milam will oversee the project for the studio and Mattel is a partner on the film. Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch are producing alongside Franklin Entertainment’s DeVon Franklin. While David S. Goyer previously in talks to direct the film, he remains on board the project as an executive producer and screenwriter.

With Sony's Masters of the Universe film finally coming to fruition and set to begin filming this summer after years in development, we've learned which characters the studio is currently to cast for the project. You can hit the jump to find out which characters you can expect to appear in the film opposite Noah Centineo's He-Man below.

Skeletor

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Of course. How could Sony's Masters of the Universe movie not include the most dangerous threat to Eternia?

While details are slim, the studio is looking for a male actor in his 40s to take on the role of Skeletor, He-Man's most dangerous antagonist who won't rest until he has the secrets of Castle Grayskull which would allow him to become the master of the universe.

King Randor

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The head of Eternia's government and descendent of King Grayskull who now reigns over Eternia. The noble King is also the father of both He-Man and She-Ra.

Details on what kind of actor the studio is looking to cast for the male character have yet to be revealed.

Teela

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Sony is looking for an actress in her 20s to take on the role of Teela.

Teela is one of the earliest Masters of the Universe characters developed. She is the Captain of the Royal Guard at the Palace of Eternos and often assists He-Man in his battles, although she has no idea He-Man is actually the alter-ego of Prince Adam.

Zodak

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Lastly, we have Zodak. Details on what type of actor the studio is looking to cast for the male character are still under wraps.

Zodak is an immortal Eternian and an opponent of the Snake Men after living during the prehistoric conflicts between the Ancients and the Snake Men. The character was originally developed as a reworking of the Zodac character from the 1980s but has since come into his own within Masters of the Universe lore.

Are you excited to see a Masters of the Universe film? Are these the characters you'd like to see in the film? Share your thoughts below!

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.