Following the confirmation of “House of the Dragon”, it was revealed that HBO
is now putting into development a series adaptation of another one of George
R.R. Martin’s fantasy novellas, “Tales of Dunk & Egg”.
This would be
good news for fans of the book series, who have been clamouring for a “Dunk
and Egg” series since HBO announced plans to develop spinoffs of its biggest
series, “Game of Thrones” back in 2017.
Set in Martin’s “A Song of Ice
and Fire” world in which the previously hit HBO series was based on, “Tales of
Dunk & Egg” follows the adventure of hedge knight Duncan the Tall (Dunk)
and his squire Egg (who would grow up to be King Aegon V Targaryen) 90 years
before the events of “A Song of Ice and Fire”.
|Tales of Dunk and Egg revolves around the friendship between Duncan the Tall and his squire and future king Aegon V Targaryen|
However, the project is still in
early development with no writer attached yet. HBO has declined to comment.
has published three novellas of the said adventure since 1998, which were then
compiled and published in 2015 as a complete title, “A Knight of the Seven
For the meantime, HBO is currently busy preparing for “House
of the Dragon”. The series, slated for a 2022 premiere, is set about 300 years
before the events of Game of Thrones and will revolve around the Targaryen
Dynasty. Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy to star.
|HBO’s House of the Dragon is in development|