HBO orders fantasy pilot 'Thrones' --The Live Feed: "HBO has given a pilot order to fantasy project 'Game of Thrones.'
The program is based on George R.R. Martin’s bestselling series of novels 'A Song of Fire & Ice' and executive produced by David Benioff ('Troy') and D.B. Weiss ('Halo'). The title “Game of Thrones” is from the first novel in the series.
If greenlit, “Thrones” would represent the rarest of TV genres: a full-fledged fantasy series."