George RR Martin hope the the Lord of the Rings the series is good, but not better than Dragon House.
the The iron Throne the creator shared his honest thoughts on the two shows, which will air simultaneously in September, telling The Independent“I know a lot of articles, the minute the dates were announced, it’s, ‘Oh, the battle for fantasy supremacy. It’s rings of power versus dragon house, who will win?’ I don’t know why they always have to do that.”
Martin said he wanted both shows to “succeed,” but added, “I’m pretty competitive. I hope we do more. If they win six Emmys, and I hope they do. , I hope we win seven.”
The iron Thronebased on Martin’s books, aired its final season on HBO in 2019 but will be revived via the prequel series Dragon House in August. the the Lord of the Rings movies based on JRR Tolkien‘s books, last aired an episode in 2014.
Overall, Martin is just happy to see the fantasy genre gaining recognition, even if it means The iron Throne has a new dragon to slay. As he said, “It’s good for the fantasy.”