Game of Thrones-makers come up with new series
David Benioff and D. B. Weiss are going to a new series for HBO.
The station made Wednesday announced that the two creators of Game of Thrones will go to work to Confederate a new series that is in the future playing.
The story takes place in an alternate future in which the southern states have successfully seceded from the USA and slavery was never abolished. Characters consisting of warriors, slaves, politicians, and journalists from both camps are followed.
“We are talking about for years Confederate, in the first instance as a feature film,” say Weiss and Benioff in a press statement about the project. “But our experience with Thrones does to convince us that the television format of HBO a perfect opportunity this story to tell”, to prosecute the two.
On Twitter was the announcement of Confederate mixed response. The American civil war and slavery until the day of today with sensitive topics in American society.
The well-known black writer Roxane Gay tweeted: “Exhausting to think of how many people at HBO ‘yes’ said to two white men and their series about slavery”. She mentioned the plans of HBO and then offensive.
The channel responded to the criticism by stating that the schrijverskoppel of the series, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman both African-Americans. When the series is and who it play is not yet known.