‘House of the Dragon’ Is Already Repeating the Same Mistakes as ‘Game of Thrones’

Nov 02, 2019 18:15


‘House of the Dragon’ Is Already Repeating the Same Mistakes as ‘Game of Thrones’ https://t.co/rGkzlLLBcq pic.twitter.com/o1vKCUjAIe
- IndieWire (@IndieWire) November 2, 2019
On the same day that news broke about the cancellation of a female-led, female-written, female-directed “Game of Thrones” prequel pilot. HBO announced that it had sent a new ( Read more... )

television - hbo, game of thrones (hbo), sexism, pilot / in development

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therearewords November 2 2019, 19:45:09 UTC
The Targ men are the weakest, full of bad ideas. So of course hbo focuses on them. What was that time when hbo was viewed as groundbreaking, quality etc again?

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corgismiles November 2 2019, 19:46:45 UTC
I'm not in the mood for a show about how fantastic Targ men are after what happened with Dany, sorry. We get it guys.

Men = Good leaders (and if one isn't, it's not because he's male)

Women = Bad leaders (and if one isn't it's because she acts more like a man than a woman)

The message got through and I'm sure a lot of the fanbase was very happy to hear it.

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xpirate_queenx November 2 2019, 19:49:02 UTC
cancellation of a female-led, female-written, female-directed “Game of Thrones” prequel pilot

a prequel that will focus primarily on the Targaryen men, with a creative team consisting entirely of men.

Keep it.

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alienjiive November 2 2019, 19:53:34 UTC
iamdisgusted.gif

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abortions November 2 2019, 19:54:35 UTC
the female led/directed spinoff was apparently racist as all fuck so i'm not shedding any tears over its cancellation

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vulcan_rhapsody November 2 2019, 19:56:14 UTC
oh, in which way?

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vulcan_rhapsody November 2 2019, 20:36:06 UTC
oooookay. Wow. Who in their right mind thought this was a good idea.

Clearly nothing of value was lost.

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