We bend our knees to this news.
On Tuesday, March 30th, it was announced that a stage production from the Game of Thrones universe was in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the stage adaptation is from George RR Martin‘s popular world is produced by Simon painter and Tim Lawson next to Killburn Live.
Of course, Martin, who wrote the A Song of Ice and Fire novel series that inspired the critically acclaimed HBO series, is working with the playwright on the project Duncan MacMillan and director Dominic Cooke.
Via THR, the stage adaptation will actually take place 16 years before the start of the Game of Thrones series. In particular, the untitled production will follow the events of the Great Tourney at Harrenhal.
“The seeds of war are often planted in peacetime,” said Martin in a statement. “Few in Westeros knew the carnage would come when the highborn and the little people gathered in Harrenhal to see the best knights in the realm compete in a grand tournament during the year of false spring. It’s a tournament which is featured a lot during HBO’s Game of Thrones and in my novels A Song of Ice & Fire … and now we can finally tell the full story … on stage. “