George RR Martin short stories to be adapted for big screen in new movie In The Lost Lands

Milla Jovovich and Justin Chatwin are in final negotiations to star

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The fantasy world of George RR Martin will be adapted once more - but this time for the silver screen.

The feature film is not an adaptation of Game of Thrones, but will be based on three of Martin’s short stories and will be titled In the Lost Lands.

Lost Lands is a female-centric saga that chronicles the adventures of a sorceress, warrior, and barbarian.

Resident Evil actress Milla Jovovich and Shameless star Justin Chatwin are in final negotiations to star as leads in the film adaptation.


Constantin Werner, known for The Pagent Queen, will take on dual roles as screenwriter and director.

Shooting is slated to begin in Germany in the last quarter of 2015.

This is the first time that Martin’s work has been adapted for the big screen outside of HBO and Sky Atlantic’s Game of Thrones.

The novelist has spoken before about the possibility of a feature film to tie up the TV series. Martin also hinted that he is unconvinced that seven seasons can fully tell the story of his A Song of Fire and Ice series.

“As I’ve been saying for years, I wish they had more hours – every time I see another HBO show I wonder why we only have 10 and they have 13,” he said.

While a Game of Thrones feature film is up-in-the-air, the TV premiere of series five will air 13 April on Sky Atlantic.

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