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The creators of the series “Game of thrones” David Benioff and Daniel Brett Weiss has decided to leave HBO for cooperation with the streaming service Netflix. This publication reports The Hollywood Reporter.
It is noted that the filmmakers have signed a multi-year contract for $ 200 million. For a long time, they also negotiated with the companies Disney and Amazon. In a statement, they thanked HBO and former colleagues for ten years of cooperation, and noted that they were happy to be a part of Netflix, which managed to “create something remarkable and unprecedented.”
Information about what Benioff and Weiss plan to leave HBO, which aired “Game of thrones” appeared at the end of July. It was reported that their contract with the TV channel at a cost can exceed the deal between Amazon and the creators of the series “the Wild West” by Lisa joy and Jonathan Nolan for $ 150 million.
On July 17 it became known that the fantasy series “Game of thrones” broke the record for the number of nominations for the award “Emmy”. The show has received 32 nominations, including the category “Best drama”.
“Game of thrones” came out on HBO in April 2011. The literary basis of the show was the series of books “a Song of ice and fire” writer George RR Martin.
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