It also stated that Martin will not be involved in the filmmaking because he has “too much to do” (perhaps a reference to the sixth novel, “Winds of Winter“, which has yet to pin a release date). “That is something HBO and (writers) David Benioff and Dan Weiss are dealing with”. Martin also pays tribute to the books that helped him find his own passion, and the many space adventures that shaped his imagination as a science-fiction geek growing up in New Jersey. “The pressure is on”.
“Yes, completely false. No one is working on any movie just now. So stock up on your colored pencils, boys and girls (or your crayons, if you dare), you’re going to need them”.
The author of the book himself has made it clear that no one is making a “Game of Thrones” movie for now.
With so many rumors swirling about a potential Game of Thrones movie, it is hard for fans of the HBO series to not get excited.
The “nonsense” began a few days ago when The Daily Star broke “news” that Martin had supposedly divulged information about the film adaptation to a conveniently unnamed insider.
“He went on to qualify that “(HBO) are in the TV business, not the feature film business.
According to Design and Trend, on September 27 British tabloid “Daily Star” was said to have started these rumors when it published a report claiming that a “Game of Thrones” film was hitting the theaters soon.
“No one is working on any movie just now”. A popular guess was Robert’s Rebellion, which, of course, would have seen Sean Bean reprise his role as Ned Stark, aka the first major character to be killed off on GoT. Martin admitted that he initially found the prospect of a movie based on his writing appealing, and he still thinks it’s a great way to stage the finale. Let me state, yet again, that while I love this idea, it did NOT originate with me. Sources say it might likely have its series-ending in a movie instead. “At that time, in that context, the idea of big blockbuster movies with a “LORD OF THE RINGS” sized budget was powerfully attractive”, he added.