George R.R. Martin inks development deal with HBO
'Game of Thrones' author will continue as co-executive producer and create new shows
HBO wants to stay in the George R.R. Martin business.
The premium cable network has inked a deal with the author behind the books that inspired its hit "Game of Thrones" series. In the deal, Martin will stay on as a co-executive producer for the hit fantasy drama and develop and produce new projects for HBO, Deadline reports.
In addition to penning the wildly popular and epic, "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, Martin has written multiple episodes of "Game of Thrones" as well as "The Twilight Zone" and the original "Beauty and the Beast."
"Games of Thrones" Season 3 debuts Sunday, March 31, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.