‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series: S.J. Clarkson Signed To Direct Pilot As Rest Of Supporting Cast Is Revealed

The Playlist | 1/8/2019 | Charles Barfield
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After a relatively quiet 2018, with no new episodes and very little details on what’s going on with the future of the franchise, the new year brings with some major news for fans of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Not only do we get new episodes in a few short months, but we also know who is starring in the new spin-off, probably titled “The Long Night,” but now we know who is going to direct the pilot.

According to Deadline, filmmaker S.J. Clarkson has been signed to direct the pilot episode of the highly-anticipated new HBO series. Clarkson, for those who have been keeping score, was most recently attached to the upcoming “Star Trek 4.” However, with contract statuses in question, Paramount has seemingly put that project on the back burner, leaving the director open for new assignments. And wow, talk about landing on your feet! She will now helm the beginning of what HBO hopes is a successful continuation of the “Game of Thrones” franchise, after the main series ends later this year.

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Joining Clarkson is a new group of cast members that will no doubt be wearing their best furs and leather. Naomie Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley,...
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