American writer George Martin, whose series of novels was used in the series вЂњGame of ThronesвЂќ, has signed a contract with HBO. Reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
Sources said that the writer made an вЂњeight-figureвЂќ deal, his contract is for five years. According to the publication, Martin will develop new programs for the channel and its streaming platform HBO Max.
It is noted that the author of вЂњGame of ThronesвЂќ will work not only on those TV series that take place in the вЂњSongs of Ice and FireвЂќ universe. In particular, Martin will act as an executive producer of the series вЂњWho's Afraid of DeathвЂќ based on the novel by Nnedi Okorafor and вЂњRoad SignsвЂќ, which will be a screen version of the work of Roger Zelazny.
Earlier it became known that the universe of the series вЂњGame of ThronesвЂќ will expand by three more spin-offs, in addition to the project вЂњHouse of the DragonвЂќ scheduled for 2022. It is noted that all three projects are under development. It is not yet known exactly what of this will be broadcast.