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HBO has announced a new prequel series to "Game of Thrones" called "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms."
The series will be based on George R.R. Martin's novellas of the same name
The novellas follow the adventures of Dunk and Egg, two characters who live 90 years
The show will be produced by the same team behind "Game of Thrones"
No cast members or release date have been announced yet.
The announcement comes after the disappointing reception to the previous "Game of Thrones"
HBO hopes that "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" will be more successful with fans of the franchise.
George R.R. Martin has expressed his excitement for the new series
"Game of Thrones" remains one of the most popular shows in TV history
HBO is eager to capitalize on its success with new spinoffs and prequels.