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Production of the series 'The Knight of the Seven Kingdoms' began

The prequel to 'Game of Thrones' is filmed in the northern Irish city of Belfast

The production of the new HBO series 'The Knight of the Seven Kingdoms', a prequel to 'Game of Thrones', began in the northern Irish city of Belfast. The information was confirmed this Wednesday by the American platform and reviewed by EFE

The series is an adaptation of George RR Martin's novel 'The Knight Errant'. Of its six episodes, three will be directed by North American Sarah Adina Smith.

Last April, HBO revealed that Peter Claffey and Dexter Sol Ansell will be the protagonists of the new saga. The project is set “a century before the events of Game of Thrones,” according to the advance summary.

Claffey, an Irish actor and former rugby player, will play Dunk and 10-year-old Briton Sol Ansell, known for his role as young Coriolanus in 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes', will play Egg.

'The Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: Knight Errant' is based on the 'Dunk & Egg Tales' by the American writer. The works are part of a series of short novels that are a prequel to 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.

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This second prequel to 'Game of Thrones' - after 'The House of the Dragon' - will be set in a time when the Targaryens hold the Iron Throne. By then the memory of the last dragon has not yet disappeared, according to the official synopsis.

It will tell the story of “a naive but brave young knight, Ser Duncan the Tall (Claffey), and his diminutive squire, Egg (Ansell)”, who live in a world full of powerful enemies and where dangerous deeds await them. according to the statement.

The series has Martin as writer and producer along with Ira Parker, who also serve as executive producers. There are many expectations with the project and its release date, the latter still unconfirmed.

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