Denise Gough recalled how she took the news about the rejection of her Game of Throneyes cleave, blood Moon.
sitting with the hollywood reporterGough was asked what he could share about the scrapped pilot that was filmed in 2019 and cost $30 million to make. While she couldn’t share any specific details, the actress opened up about her experience working on the project. “It was wonderful, without a doubt, I got to work alongside some amazing people. In the end, though, things didn’t work out,” Gough explained. “And the point is that this kind of thing happens all the time. Maybe people think that, this being game of ThronesThe news of its cancellation is devastating”.
Gough went on to clarify why he didn’t find the pilot’s rejection devastating, noting that he thinks it was part of a bigger plan. “For me, everything happens for a reason and everything happens the way it’s supposed to. When our pilot episode didn’t get picked up, when production didn’t go ahead, I wasn’t devastated. Because, obviously, it didn’t. “. It’s not meant to happen.”
“So, I went home to the theater, and then I was contacted by, if possible, an even bigger franchise,” Gough continued. “I found a role closer to what I usually play. And the channel has gone on to produce another GOT series which, from what I’ve heard, did pretty well.” The “even bigger” franchise he’s referring to is star Warsthe new series of AndorAvailable on Disney+.
blood Moon it would be set in the Age of Heroes of Westeros, a time before the arrival of the Andals and Rhoynar and began when the First Men formed a pact with the giants and children of the forest, ending centuries of war. This era of peace was followed by the Long Night, which saw Westeros darkened by a generation-long winter and the first arrival of the White Walkers. The Age of Heroes includes names mentioned in game of Thronesas Bran Stark’s namesake, Bran the Builder, who founded House Stark and built the Wall after the defeat of the White Walkers.
HBO has a number of other game of Thrones spin-offs in the works, such as the sea serpentcentered around dragon houseCorlys Velaryon, played by Steve Toussaint. There’s alsoor ten thousand ships, telling the story of Nymeria and the diaspora of the Rhoynar as they fled from Essos to Westeros. A sequel to game of Thronescentered on Jon Snow after the events of the show, it is also in the early stages of development, as well as an adaptation from creator George RR Martin. A knight of the seven kingdomstitled The tales of Dunk and Egg.
the house of the dragon is available to stream on HBO Max.