Jennifer Ehle
(© Tristan Fuge)
Jennifer Ehle
(© Tristan Fuge)
HBO will produce a new 10-episode series Game of Thrones based on George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels, according to The New York Times. Production will begin in June; no premiere date has been set.

The book series chronicles the dynastic conflicts among several families on the mythical continent of Westeros.

The principal cast will feature Mark Addy, Sean Bean, Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Ehle, Iain Glen and Lena Headey, and Tamzin Merchant.