HBO’s Game of Thrones is Getting ANOTHER Prequel! (Nerdist News w/ Jacki Jing)

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  • Published: 14 September 2019
  • Despite its divisive 8th season, Game of Thrones is still one of the most-watched shows of all time and HBO does NOT want to let it go. We already knew they had a prequel series in the works, but now reports are circulating that ANOTHER prequel series is in development! Jacki reports for the Night’s Watch on today’s Nerdist News!

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Comments • 156

  • Tim Haldane
    Tim Haldane  2 months back

    Borderlands 3 sponsorship = downvote. Love you guys, but I refuse to support anything associated with Epic Game Store. One vote at a time may not make a large difference, but I will make it known.

    • Vishvajit Wagh
      Vishvajit Wagh  2 months back

      I miss Chobot....

      • 2MANYWWWWWWWWWWWWS4U
        2MANYWWWWWWWWWWWWS4U  2 months back

        1:28 The Burninator!!!!!!! Burninating across the lands!!!!! lolololololz well played. :^)))

        Trogdooooooooooooor!!!!!!!!!!!

        • Stace Baker
          Stace Baker  2 months back

          Zero interest.
          They ruined it.
          Just let it die.
          I dont even care if GRRM dies before he finishes the last book. They took away my ability to care with the fire hose of "meh" the last season sprayed me down with. HBO will lose their ass on another GOT series.

          • nathan de Peralta
            nathan de Peralta  2 months back

            I like JJ. Im torn between JJ and Maude.

            • Yolo Swaggins
              Yolo Swaggins  2 months back

              Its over... No one cares anymore.

              • thor2012
                thor2012  2 months back

                Jacki Jing needs to be the new host nuff said 😍

                • Jim Pyre
                  Jim Pyre  2 months back

                  None...no more.

                  • Andy Calmes
                    Andy Calmes  2 months back

                    Just finished watching the new Dark Crystal series on Netflix after avoiding spoilers for a month. Came to Nerdist to see what they had to say about it. Nothing. Not a single video about possibly the single most amazing creation in the history of nerddom. Boo.

                    • Christopher Gross
                      Christopher Gross  2 months back

                      TROGDOR!!

                      • Baron Thomas
                        Baron Thomas  2 months back

                        "Dragons and Incest"...the motto of House Targaryen

                        • Robert Antinone
                          Robert Antinone  2 months back

                          I was disappointed in the incredibly rushed ending but I don't hate GoT as a whole because of it. And I don't blame Benioff and Weiss for just getting it over with. They signed on to adapt the series from GRRM's books, not his outline. They worked on that show for a damn decade and GRRM only had to write 3 more books in all that time after they'd started the show (he only managed to give us 1 of those). Instead GRRM's lazy ass left them a choice I'm sure they didn't anticipate until near the end: either write the final books for him, or just do what they could with his outline (None of us know how detailed that outline actually was. It could've just been a set of very simple bullet points even less fleshed out than season 8 was.).

                          I'll happily check out the prequel shows. At least the producers of those will know from the outset that they are mostly on their own as far as crafting the stories.

                          • king ralph
                            king ralph  2 months back

                            This lady is great.

                            Jessica Chobot I still miss though.
                            Nerdist!! Just pay the woman or apologize or grovel or whatever it takes.

                            • See Thomas Howl
                              See Thomas Howl  2 months back

                              I swear. They keep going and at some point they are just going to ruin this s**t.

                              • Mahky V
                                Mahky V  2 months back

                                Who really gives a shit about Game of Thrones any more

                                • Tommy Joe Wagner
                                  Tommy Joe Wagner  2 months back

                                  It seems a little trite to make a prequel show about the Long Night and the origin of the White Walker threat after they didn’t seem to mean all that much in the main series itself.

                                  I mean I’m gonna watch it cause I can’t help myself but still, just sayin’.

                                  • Reborn In Rationality
                                    Reborn In Rationality  2 months back

                                    Why should I watch their sequel and prequels when they f* the main story up so badly? No interested, not watching.

                                    • SteelSoap
                                      SteelSoap  2 months back

                                      Game of thrones died with season 8

                                      • cody scott
                                        cody scott  2 months back

                                        This woman is not good. Bring back Jessica!!!

                                        • TheDing1701
                                          TheDing1701  2 months back

                                          My experience over the last 20 years or so makes "prequel" a four-letter-word to me. I just tune out, no matter what franchise it is. I just don't give a damn about what happened "before"... *sigh*.

                                          • Alana Wrisley
                                            Alana Wrisley  2 months back

                                            Didn't she work at IGN?

                                            • eaglesclaws8
                                              eaglesclaws8  2 months back

                                              Booooooo no one cares.

                                              • Someone like you
                                                Someone like you  2 months back

                                                what kind of reaction should a fan give when you hear they are planning for ANOTHER PREQUEL for the show which was the best one ever ; ruined with a rushed ending . A heartbroken fan 😔

                                                • Rodrigo Oshiro
                                                  Rodrigo Oshiro  2 months back

                                                  we know how it ends, who cares how it begins?

                                                  • Small Man, Big Mouth
                                                    Small Man, Big Mouth  2 months back

                                                    "Burninating"? Is that a Stong Bad/Homestarr Runner reference?? Dang, that's old school!!

                                                    • Alex
                                                      Alex  2 months back

                                                      Not exactly burnt out, but very-very uninterested. There already are so many othet good things to look forward to, and in any case, G. R. R. Martin's imaginareum isn't that compelling to me, personally. (I'ld rather have a thousand stories and shows in Tolkien's, for example, but I get that this is just a matter of taste.)

                                                      • NorthMountainFairy
                                                        NorthMountainFairy  2 months back

                                                        After the sh*t show that was the GOT finale I am 100% not interested in investing my time in any more GOT based HBO endeavors.

                                                        • uZiiTV
                                                          uZiiTV  2 months back

                                                          Mark my words this next prequel "Long Night" will be one of the worst things HBO has ever or will ever put out.

                                                          1. There is barely any source material (which is what made GoT great. As soon as they ran out and started making up their own scripts that is when the show went to shit)

                                                          2. No one care about the white walkers anymore after they butchered their story in the show. Arya kills the nightking and that's it THE END. Why the FUCK would I care to watch a prequel that's mainly about a dude that we know dies in such a simple way?

                                                          3. NONE of the characters we loved will be in this so WHY the fuck would we care?

                                                          • Pixxistixx
                                                            Pixxistixx  2 months back

                                                            A+ Trogdor reference.

                                                            • Sean D.
                                                              Sean D.  2 months back

                                                              Yes, yes it is enough to bring me back to watch more dragons.

                                                              • Josh Eden
                                                                Josh Eden  2 months back

                                                                After season 8 and some of the cast talking about the fans they way they did. I'll pass on this. Cant really afford to invest another 10 years just to get the finger again.

                                                                • Fra Mo
                                                                  Fra Mo  2 months back

                                                                  What about Valyria?

                                                                  • Fra Mo
                                                                    Fra Mo  2 months back

                                                                    The incest jokes got to me 😂😂

                                                                    • jabby basilio
                                                                      jabby basilio  2 months back

                                                                      Jacki is a reboot version of Jessica. She can do if Jessica can't come back

                                                                      • vynat draco
                                                                        vynat draco  2 months back

                                                                        I don't care what others think I will still bend knee to the TRUE queen of Westros!
                                                                        All hail Daenerys Stromborn Targaryen, First of Her Name, Queen of Andels and of the First Men, Breaker of Chains, Freer of Men, the Unburnt, the Mother of DRAGONS!!!! (RIP, my lady)

                                                                        • erbgorre
                                                                          erbgorre  2 months back

                                                                          i like that she correctly said "the last *couple* of seasons of GoT"
                                                                          people seem to only remember the lasts eason being bad

                                                                          • Attila the killa
                                                                            Attila the killa  2 months back

                                                                            4:24 ONE BILLION GUNS!!!!!?????

                                                                            • Jessica Thompson
                                                                              Jessica Thompson  2 months back

                                                                              Who the fuck is she , un subscribing

                                                                              • shamanahaboolist
                                                                                shamanahaboolist  2 months back

                                                                                Don't care. They ruined it.

                                                                                • leintati
                                                                                  leintati  2 months back

                                                                                  Pass done with game of thrones. Even the books im no longer interested I moved on.

                                                                                  • leintati
                                                                                    leintati  2 months back

                                                                                    @Tom Bombadil i agree to their quality. For me its more of the fact I dont like unfinished stories and I am no longer optimistic that the series will have a suitable conclusion before he is unable to finish them. It is in risk of being left on a cliff hanger that even if finished by someone else will pale in comparison. I read 4 of the books so far and if he finishes the series then I will pick them back up.

                                                                                  • MrAlopex112
                                                                                    MrAlopex112  2 months back

                                                                                    @Tom Bombadil oh really?!
                                                                                    How is the ending?
                                                                                    Oh right, i Kind of forgot that mr r.r Martin no longer gives a shit about the books. He is now more into grabing all the money he can while sitting on his fat ass.

                                                                                • Tearakan
                                                                                  Tearakan  2 months back

                                                                                  Finale killed the show prequels for me. Should have done old valyria storyline completely different than the old storylines.

                                                                                  • John
                                                                                    John  2 months back

                                                                                    Thumbs up for the Trogdor reference

                                                                                    • Sean Farmiloe
                                                                                      Sean Farmiloe  2 months back

                                                                                      Thank God I wasn't the only one who caught it!

                                                                                  • JazzeThrasher
                                                                                    JazzeThrasher  2 months back

                                                                                    Jacki, Maude, & Amy forever PLEASEEEEEEE!

                                                                                    • Silent Mobius
                                                                                      Silent Mobius  2 months back

                                                                                      Ill just treat these like i did Bioware and EA after ME3. Fuck me on an ending then fuck anything else you make.

                                                                                      • Tous
                                                                                        Tous  2 months back

                                                                                        They’re all going to be amazing productions with terrible writing because grr didn’t write it himself. Calling it now. But hope I’m wrong!

                                                                                        • Myron Hubbard
                                                                                          Myron Hubbard  2 months back

                                                                                          I love the dragons, so I will watch it and I like this prequel idea better than the other one.

                                                                                          • Myron Hubbard
                                                                                            Myron Hubbard  2 months back

                                                                                            @TheDing1701 : Agree, the Game of Throne dragons are amazing and put HBO on top in my opinion on making dragon movies.

                                                                                          • TheDing1701
                                                                                            TheDing1701  2 months back

                                                                                            @Myron Hubbard My son has shown some intrest in D&D of late. Being a guy who was playing in the late 70s and early 80s, I told him that the GoT dragons are just about what I pictured back then!

                                                                                          • Myron Hubbard
                                                                                            Myron Hubbard  2 months back

                                                                                            @TheDing1701 : the game of throne dragons are some of the best dragons I've ever seen, so I agree HBO could do very well with Dragonriders of Pern, if they choose.

                                                                                          • TheDing1701
                                                                                            TheDing1701  2 months back

                                                                                            I think a "Dragonriders of Pern" series would translate well to HBO.

                                                                                        • Electricos Cosmos
                                                                                          Electricos Cosmos  2 months back

                                                                                          Jacki Jing best Ting Ting

                                                                                          • Dee Gravelrama
                                                                                            Dee Gravelrama  2 months back

                                                                                            I just checked & informing us without the terrible jokes is allowed.