"Game of Thrones" Creators Face Growing Controversy over Their next Show

Creators of the mega-hit tv show "Game of Thrones" face growing controversy over their next show.

Creators D.B Weiss and David Benioff attend the DVD launch of the complete first season of 'Game Of Thrones' at Old Vic Tunnels on February 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

As the wildly popular HBO show “Game of Thrones” started on its final season, the creators of the mega-hit have announced their next television project. David Benioff and D.B.Weiss were given a series order by HBO to make “Confederate” - a new drama they created that is set in an alternate historical timeline. In the world of the show, the South managed to secede, founding a nation where slavery remains legal until the modern day. 

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