Theatre, Film and TV  |  Jan 9, 2019

SJ Clarkson to direct Game of Thrones prequel for HBO

SJ Clarkson will direct and executive produce HBO's Game of Thrones prequel pilot, written by Jane Goldman with George RR Martin. James Farrell is also an executive producer on the series.

The untitled prequel takes place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones and the cast includes Naomi Watts, Josh Whitehouse, Denise Gough and Jamie Campbell Bower.

SJ most recently directed and executive produced Collateral, the four-part series for BBC/Netflix, starring Carey Mulligan. Prior to this she was lead director and executive producer on Marvel's The Defenders and Jessica Jones, both for Netflix.