Net­flix wins ‘bid­ding war’ for Game of Thrones creators Be­nioff and Weiss

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New York: Game Of Thrones creators David Be­nioff and DB Weiss have signed a deal with Net­flix, the stream­ing gi­ant has said. Va­ri­ety re­ported that Net­flix won a “three-way bid­ding war that had re­cently nar­rowed from the six ma­jor stu­dios to Net­flix, Ama­zon and Dis­ney”. Net­flix boss Ted Saran­dos said he was “thrilled to wel­come” the “mas­ter sto­ry­tellers”. Be­nioff and Weiss added how “grate­ful” they were to HBO, the US net­work that broad­cast Game of

Thrones. HBO is also go­ing to broad­cast the forth­com­ing Game of Thrones pre­quel, which will be shown in 2020 at the ear­li­est.

“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,” Be­nioff and Weiss added.BBC

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