The reason is to get HBO's attention about "Confederate," the recently announced series coming from the "Game of Thrones" showrunners, David Benioff, and D.B. Weiss, along with producers Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman.
HBO shared a new statement on Sunday in reaction to #NoConfederate (via Deadline):
"We have great respect for the dialogue and concern being expressed around Confederate. We have faith that Nichelle, Dan, David and Malcolm will approach the subject with care and sensitivity. The project is currently in its infancy so we hope that people will reserve judgment until there is something to see."
One of the organizers of #NoConfederate, April Reign, tweeted on Friday that they'd be rallying the realm during Sunday's "Game of Thrones":Episode 4 plays out.
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