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Game of Thrones Creators Bid Farewell to HBO, Join Netflix   

The duo will now be producing content only for the online streaming site   


David Benioff and Dan Weiss, who rose to fame with their HBO television show Game of Thrones have bid farewell to the network as they join Netflix for their multi-year contract.

As per sources, the duo has signed a $200 million deal with the popular online streaming site that had also been bidding for Disney+ and Amazon, in addition to Benioff and Weiss’s future projects.

According to the new contract Benioff and Weiss will now be making content exclusively for Netflix, and whether includes Game of Thrones related shows or not is not confirmed yet.


“We are thrilled to welcome master storytellers David Benioff and Dan Weiss to Netflix. They are a creative force and have delighted audiences worldwide with their epic storytelling. We can’t wait to see what their imaginations will bring to our members,” said Netflix chief content officer, Ted Sarandos.

The duo too announced the decision on social media, and wrote, “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,” added the GoT masterminds.

the authorAisha Arshad

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