George R. R. Martin hopes to finish the next "Game of Thrones" book before Season 6 of the HBO series airs next year. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the author revealed his plans to complete The Winds of Winter, and said he is considering a new twist that will shock readers.
"This is going to drive your readers crazy," he said. "But I love it. I'm still weighing whether to go that direction or not. It's a great twist."
Martin also told EW that he's developing a new show at HBO called "Captain Cosmos." Set "at the dawn of the age of TV in 1949," the series is about "a visionary young writer [who] creates a science fiction series that tells stories no one else will dare to tell.”
"Game of Thrones" Season 5 premieres April 12 on HBO.