HBO releases Director and Cast for Game of Thrones Prequel

The final season of Game of Thrones will be here before we know it. Though do not be sad for the end be excited for the next chapter. Make that the next pre-chapter?

From The Watchers on the Wall HBO has announced their prequel The Long Night. During The Long Night the Children of the Forest created the White Walkers to protect themselves from the First Men in Westeros. This did not go as planned with as the White Walkers made their own army of Wights killing anyone in the path. The First Men and Children teamed up beat back the White Walkers, created The Wall and the Nights Watch in the process.

For the HBO series Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse will be the main leads. Orange is the New Black director SJ Clarkson will begin with the pilot episode. This announcement will add eight known actors to the list.

They are: Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Sheila Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, Toby Regbo and Jamie Campbell Bower.

For more details The Watchers on the Wall has brief resumes of each actor in the link below.

Not much else is known about the full plot yet. Though much of what we know in the realm has yet to be established going back in time 8000 years.