Miguel Sapohcnik, who directed the episode The Battle of the Bastards, will direct the pilot.
Maybe if the pilot was recast, rewritten, and reshot like Weiss and Beioff did with Game Of Thrones, HBO would've gone forward.
Dynamite launched their adaptation of the second book A Clash Of Kings in June 2017 with the most recent issue, #18, releasing February 2019.
Though it earned plenty of nominations, the season only won two of the "big" awards, with ten other wins coming in the creative arts section.
During a press conference Wednesday, HBO's president of programming Casey Bloys shocked the world when he announced that the network wouldn't remake season 8 of Game of Thrones, despite a petition garnering 1.7 million signatures.
Stunning everyone HBO actually submitted season 8 of Game of Thrones to be considered for the Emmy Awards. To everyone's surprise, the show garnered 32 nominations, which is record-breaking.
The backlash to the TV show won't affect author George R. R. Martin's plan to wrap up the source material in A Song Of Fire And Ice.