‘Game of Thrones’ co-creators strike $200M multi-year deal with Netflix – National

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Game of Thrones showrunners and co-creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss have signed a multi-year US$200-million deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct original movies and TV series exclusively for the streaming giant.The agreement was originally reported by The Hollywood Reporter, which wrote that the pair would then have to leave HBO.A statement provided to Global News later confirmed the news.“We are thrilled to welcome master storytellers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss to Netflix,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos.“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.” Story continues below advertisement READ MORE: HBO exec responds to ‘Game of Thrones’ fan backlash,...