In the United States, work on the script for the prequel to the cult fantasy series “Game of Thrones” has been suspended. The reason was the Writers Union strike, writes Rolling Stone.
The writers’ protest began on May 1, the biggest strike in 15 years. The Writers Guild of America is demanding a review of contracts with the highest studios and salaries. The start of the protest was preceded by six weeks of negotiations with the Guild and the Alliance of Film and Television Producers (AMPTP). Attempts to reach an agreement were unsuccessful.
Now, as the newspaper writes, work on the series “Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” has been suspended. The main show should be George RRR Martin’s Tale of Dunk and Egg.
At the same time, Martin noted that the protest had no effect on the creation of another Game of Thrones prequel: House of the Dragon.
In addition to the “Knight of the Seven Kingdoms”, another cult project suffered from the strike: the science fiction series “Very strange things” (Stranger Things). Filming the final fifth season of the show. suspendedbecause even during production, adjustments to the script are constantly being made.
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