As fans are still reeling from the finale of HBO's "Game of Thrones", the network has quietly begun production on the first prequel series set in the world of Westeros. It's also doing so in a familiar Game of Thrones location, as the production is now based out of Northern Ireland, which used to serve as the hub for the eight seasons of the HBO series. Long before the HBO show starring Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Lena Headey and others ended, the makers confirmed that a series of prequels are in the works. Clarkson (Jessica Jones). The series is set thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones. "There's no King's Landing".
Areas around Belfast have become quite popular after Game of Thrones' filming. The project is now called The Long Night and stars Naomi Watts, Josh Whitehouse, Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Naomi Ackie, Jamie Campbell Bower, Toby Regbo, Georgie Henley, and Ivanno Jeremiah.
While HBO has not yet confirmed an official title for the series, Martin, 70, said past year that it will be called The Long Night. Also, by the time the show arrives in either later 2020 or, as is more likely, spring 2021 (which would be in line with Game of Thrones' usual airing window), I imagine all will be forgiven and viewers will at least be curious enough to return to Westeros.