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August 08, 2016

George R. R. Martin, Instead of Finishing His Stupid Series of Overly Long Books, Chooses to Shart Out An Entirely New Project for TV

This guy.

He was the editor of the old "WildCards" shared universe series of books. The premise was that a virus from outer space descended upon the earth and muted people. Some became super-hero-like, and were called "Aces." Others became bent monsters, and were called "Jokers." Hence: WildCards.

Yeah I didn't say it was a great idea.

Actually, he won't be working on this project; he has an exclusive deal with HBO, and this is being done through Universal.

Still: Finish the books.

“Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin could soon have another sprawling fantasy world on television. Variety has confirmed that Universal Cable Productions has acquired the rights to develop Martin’s anthology series “Wild Cards,” after the author announced the deal on his personal blog. Due to Martin’s exclusive development agreement with HBO, the author will not be working on the project...

Martin describes the project as “a series of interlocking books, graphic novels, games… but most of all it is a universe, as large and diverse and exciting as the comic book universes of Marvel and DC (though somewhat grittier, and considerably more realistic and more consistent), with an enormous cast of characters both major and minor.”


The first volume in the series was published in 1986, with 22 volumes released to date. Numerous authors have contributed to the series over the years, with dozens of characters and hundreds of storylines available for adaptation. Martin expressed hope that the series would make it to screens “in the next year or two.”

Martin says if all goes to plan, Universal will abandon the project three-quarters through, leaving fans who have invested time and care into the series with a sour, disappointed feeling.


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