HBO is making a Jon Snow sequel series

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Game of Thrones wrapped up just a few short years ago, but HBO may be going back to continue the story. Last night, we learned that the network is developing a sequel series about Jon Snow, the Northern bastard turned Night’s Watchman turned Lord Commander turned King in the North turned…well, that’s where the new series will come in.

A caveat here at the top: there’s no guarantee that this show will actually go to series. As of this moment, the only Game of Thrones spinoff that’s officially greenlit is House of the Dragon, a prequel series set some 200 years before the original show. That premieres on HBO and HBO Max on August 21.

But it sounds like HBO is taking the Jon Snow thing at least somewhat seriously; they reportedly already have Kit Harington lined up to return. This one is worth keeping an eye on.

Game of Thrones sequel series Jon Snow

So what would happen in a Jon Snow sequel show? A lot of the other Game of Thrones spinoffs in development are prequels where we have at least some idea of how they would go, because George R.R. Martin wrote a lot of history for his fantasy world. But he’s written nothing about what happens after the end of Game of Thrones; hell, he famously hasn’t written the end of Game of Thrones yet.

Will Jon escort the wildlings back to their home and then return to Castle Black to live out his days as a Night’s Watchmen? Maybe. Will he join the wildlings and live as they do? Maybe. Will he return south and try to claim what’s left of the Iron Throne for himself? Maybe, we have no idea!

The show doesn’t even have a name yet, but it’s already inspiring all kinds of speculation. We can’t wait to hear more.

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