Game of Thrones Creators Sign Massive Development Deal With Netflix

TVLine | 8/7/2019 | Dave Nemetz
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Game of Thrones‘ creators have hit the loot train: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have signed a massive, reportedly nine-figure overall deal with Netflix to develop new movies and TV shows for the streamer.

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News of the deal comes from our sister site Deadline, which reports that Benioff and Weiss will write, direct and produce new projects exclusively for Netflix, with an eye toward developing a “water cooler series” in the vein of Thrones. First, though, Benioff and Weiss will work on a series of Star Wars films for Disney, the first of which is slated to hit theaters in 2022.

“We are thrilled to welcome master storytellers David Benioff and Dan Weiss to Netflix,” chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement. “They are a creative force and have delighted audiences worldwide with their epic storytelling. We can’t wait to see what their imaginations will bring to...
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