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The famed Game of Thrones series creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss have left HBO and moved to Netflix in a $200 million movie and TV deal, a report by The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Wednesday.
According to sources, the deal spans over a multiyear period and will have the produces creating content exclusively for 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,” Netflix’s Ted Sarandos said.
Benioff and Weiss, who are still set to write Disney’s Star Wars trilogy, were reportedly considering signing on with Amazon and Disney prior to the Netflix deal.
“Netflix has built something astounding and unprecedented, and we’re honored they invited us to join them,” the pair said.
Neither the showrunners nor Netflix have mentioned what they will create together, or when production will begin.
Feature image: screenshot, Game of Thrones via YouTube