HBO is making three more Game of Thornes spinoff series and they are now in the works as they look to greatly expand the franchise universe.
The three projects currently in development are 9 Voyages aka Sea Snake, Flea Bottom, and 10,000 Ships. It’s been said that of the three projects, Sea Snake is the one that is the most completely formed, with a team on board to make it including Bruno Heller (Gotham) and George R.R. Martin. As for the other two projects, as of now, they are being explored with no writers attached yet.
These projects join three previously announced spinoffs that include House of the Dragon, Tales of Dunk & Egg, and a possible Game of Thrones animated series.
The 9 Voyages series refers to “the great voyages at sea made by Corlys Velaryon aboard the Sea Snake ship. Velaryon journeyed to places including Pentos, Dragonstone, and around the bottom of Westeros as well as to Lys, Tyrosh, and Myr. He reached the fabled lands of Yi Ti and Leng, whose wealth doubled that of the House Velaryon, and he and the Ice Wolf headed north searching for passage around the top of Westeros, only to find frozen seas and icebergs as big as mountains.”
The other project is set in Flea Bottom, “which is the poorest slum district in King’s Landing, a maze-like warren of narrow streets and dark alleys filled with tanneries, brothels, and alehouses. It is featured in the first four seasons of Game of Thrones, including when William’s Arya Stark takes refuge there after fleeing the Red Keep. Characters from Flea Bottom include Ser Davos Seaworth, played by Liam Cunningham, Gendry, the bastard son of King Robert Baratheon, played by Joe Dempsie, prostitute Armeca, played by Sahara Knite and Karl Tanner, a brother of the Night’s Watch played by Burn Gorman.”
The final project, 10,000 Ships, “is a reference to the journey made by warrior queen Princess Nymeria and the surviving members of the Rhoynars, who traveled from Essos to Dorne following their defeat by the Valyrian Freehold in the Second Spice War. This migration took place around 1,000 years before the events depicted in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Arya Stark, played by Maisie Williams, named her direwolf after Nymeria.”
When previously talking about the future of the Game of Thrones franchise, HBO and HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys said:
“We are talking about other areas that make sense as well. George R.R. Martin’s world is so big and what’s interesting about it, not only is it big but he’s got a lot of road maps in terms of history,” Bloys told Deadline. “So, one of the great things about House of the Dragon is that’s an established history that leads you to Game of Thrones the show, and there is a lot of little branches. There is a lot of opportunities and stories to tell.”
“The good news with the prequels is that there is history that George has laid out. We are working with George, it would really be something we talk about with him but for right now, the prequels land themselves to it because of the really expansive history that George laid out in his world.”