‘Game of Thrones’ spin-offs can the fiscal problems on HBO, according to executives.
With all eyes on the upcoming latest episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Season 8, the network is already looking at how it will deal with the world of westeros with a spin-off series after the flagship of the show takes its final bow.
As previously reported, HBO is currently in development is between three and five spin-offs “Game of Thrones.” However, nothing is picked up on the series yet, which means that all of them could end up as crumpled piles of paper in a trash can. Hope is high, though, as HBO Chairman and CEO, Richard Plepler, said he is optimistic that the universe will live on after Season 8.
While nothing is confirmed, with respect to the spin-offs, Deadline reports that the top brass has to deal with a budget problem that can have a direct impact on the quality of any series is going to be.
“There is a problem if we are on one of these ‘Game of Thrones’ spin-offs, where do we start?” HBO programming president Casey Bloys said in an INTV conference in Jerusalem. “We can’t, of course, begin with the budget of Season 8, but it would be a ‘Game of Thrones’ season three budget?”
(‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 will have a lot of character deaths, according to the HBO executives. )
The network’s drama chief, Francesca Orsi, reitorated HBO’s interest in the extremely successful fantasy-drama, noting that it felt like “crime” not to continue the show. They cited that the reason that so many potential spin-offs are currently in development.
In addition to hinting at the budget problems with a potential “Game of Thrones” spin-off, the duo briefly discussed the Season 8 finale, which is ultimately the end of the series. Unfortunately, they were not able to find all the details other than the disclosure that the table read for the final episode was wrought with emotion as many of the characters were killed.
So, it seems that the fans still crossing their fingers for a bloodless, fortunately, put an end to the politics of westeros can abandon hope and start bracing themselves for the end. “Game of Thrones” Season 8 is currently expected to decline in 2019.