“Wild Cards” Series By George R.R. Martin is Getting an Adaptation

Game of Thrones may be ending after Season 8, but George R.R. Martin will still be around. His book series Wild Cards is getting not one, but two adaptation at Hulu!

The streaming service behind hit shows The Handmaid’s Tale and Castle Rock is currently developing two shows set in the universe Martin created. Martin will serve as executive producer alongside Andrew Miller, who’s set to write both projects.

Wild Cards is set in an alternate post-World War II United States after a deathly virus wiped out 90% of those it infected by it. The majority of survivors transformed into grotesque physical versions of themselves, while a small percentage ended up developing superpowers in the process.

Wild Cards has been around since 1987, and over 40 authors contributed to the expansion of this fictional universe over the course of the last few decades. George R.R. Martin was the one who came up with the original idea, during the time he served as game master for the role-playing game Superworld.