George R. R. Martin Could be Developing Another HBO Project

Deadline reports that the "Game of Thrones" creator has signed a deal with HBO to develop another project as part of a two-year contract with the network.

So how's this going to affect George R.R. Martin's role on "Game of Thrones," you might ask?

Well, that depends. Materially, it might not be too much, with Martin continuing to serve as Executive Producer on the series while also writing episodes of the series--most of the heavy lifting is done by showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss on that front.

But the deal also allows him to create more programming for the network, opening up the possibility that Martin will be very busy if he's trying to get one or more new series off the ground in the coming years.

The third season of "Game of Thrones" premieres March 31.

[Source: Deadline via EW]

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