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Dreams don't make people kings, dragons do
Ask any Targaryen and they'll tell you it's true
I have mild hopes for this. Whilst I'm generally opposed to going back to worlds and settings for what could be more of the same (hello, Star Wars), Benioff and Weiss did such an embarrassing rush job on the final two series of GoT (hello, Star Wars) that a do-over seems worthwhile. It's not like remaking The Exorcist, which is insane and I hope everyone working on that gets stomach ulcers, it's like throwing away the charcoal'd dinner you left too long in the oven while browsing photos of Carol Vorderman and starting again because you don't want to eat worthless crap.
Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik are the showrunners and I've never heard of them before. They do have certain credits between them that make me nervous, such as Condal writing the Rampage film and Sapochnik directing Repo Men; that's "Men" not "Man". This isn't promising, but most importantly they aren't mates with JJ Abrams who I think may actually be an Xenomorph Queen like creature who spawns shitty screenwriters and film makers by the dozen. Paddy Considine's in it at too, you can't mess Considine up, although it does give me pause that they're aping the GoT formula and he'll be Ned Stark 2.0. That's probably paranoia, mind.
Overall I'll say my primary sources of, fairly limited, positivity regarding the show is that basically every human being on Earth understood GoT better than the two men helming the production, and HBO are well aware this new series has a reputation hole to climb out of, lest it end up becoming the biggest human folly since the Tower of Babel.