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George R.R. Martin opens up about fan response to ‘Sport of Thrones’ ending

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Sport Of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has opened up concerning the ending of the present on which his books have been primarily based in a brand new interview.

Talking to The Impartial, Martin mirrored on the backlash the present obtained on-line after its divisive ending.

“I don’t perceive how folks can come to hate a lot one thing that they as soon as cherished,” Martin instructed the publication. “In the event you don’t like a present, don’t watch it! How has the whole lot turn into so poisonous?”

He additionally spoke concerning the wider response of some followers on-line to reveals like Thrones and the upcoming Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy collection that’s being proven on Amazon this autumn.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy isn’t even on but, however for those who comply with what’s happening on-line, the controversy about it’s like World Conflict Two. They’re dropping atomic bombs on one another,” Martin mentioned concerning the response of some followers to writers and shoemakers who deviate from the supply materials.

George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin CREDIT: Dan MacMedan/WireImage

He continued: “You hear controversies about among the Marvel reveals and the Marvel films, actually concerning the DC characters. It was for those who have been a fan of Star Trek, you favored Star Trek. Now it looks as if half the individuals who name themselves Star Trek followers hate Star Trek, and the Star Wars followers hate Star Wars, and the Tolkien followers hate Rings of Energy. What the hell?

“Now perhaps it’s as a result of it’s altering, however as a author you’d go loopy for those who didn’t change it one way or the other. You need to inform new tales, not inform the identical tales again and again.”

In the meantime, the forthcoming Sport Of Thrones prequel collection Home Of The Dragon not too long ago confirmed a summer time launch date.

The collection, going down 200 years earlier than the occasions of the flagship HBO present, is ready to premiere on August 21 through HBO Max within the US and shall be simulcast on Sky Atlantic/NOW within the UK within the early hours of August 22.

Home Of The Dragon is predicated on Martin’s novel Fireplace & Blood. It can give attention to the Home Targaryen and can star Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith and Rhys Ifans, amongst others.


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