David Benioff and Dan Weiss, whom you most likely know as the showrunners for that little HBO arrangement Game of Thrones, are moving to another home. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the couple has marked a $200 million multiyear film and TV deal with Netflix, turning into the most recent huge name showrunners to join the organization. Netflix additionally marked huge content deals with Glee’s Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes a year ago.
The streaming giant apparently needed to beat contending offers from Amazon and Disney, which additionally attempted to bolt Benioff’s and Weiss’ services. Sources disclosed to THR that Amazon, which marked a comparative nine-figure agreement with Westworld’s creators not long ago, was the leader until Netflix countered with a probably better offer. In the meantime, HBO (the pair’s home for as far back as a decade), made it obvious at an opportune time that it couldn’t contend with different organizations.
Benioff and Weiss said in a statement:
“We’ve had a beautiful run with HBO for more than a decade and we’re grateful to everyone there for always making us feel at home. Over the past few months, we’ve spent many hours talking to Cindy Holland and Peter Friedlander, as well as Ted Sarandos and Scott Stuber. We remember the same shots from the same ’80s movies; we love the same books; we’re excited about the same storytelling possibilities. Netflix has built something astounding and unprecedented, and we’re honored they invited us to join them.”
While the deal will see the pair build up various movies and shows only for the streaming organization, it’s not by any stretch of the imagination clear when they will start. In the event that you’ll review, the accomplices are composing and creating a Star Wars trilogy from Rian Johnson’s for Lucasfilm, and the first in the arrangement is as of now planned for 2022.