The creators of Game Of Thrones David Benioff and Dan Weiss are about to cash in. According to The Hollywood Reporter, they have inked a new deal with Netflix worth a total of 200 million dollars.
The condition on the contract reveals that, Benioff and Weiss will leave their longtime home at HBO to create and develop new projects for Netflix.
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.Netflix’ chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement.
Benioff and Weiss in a joint statement said;
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.