When Game of Thrones ended in May 2019, I went into an underground bunker to mourn its loss, and didn’t come out for fresh supplies until this morning. Has anything happened in the months since I left? ….Oh…I see…hmmm…. Well – More time to hunker down and read the next book in A Song of Ice and Fire! When did The Winds of Winter come out? Surely, sometime in the last year? ….Oh…I see…..hmmm… Well, then it must be time to catch up with the one-time cast of Game of Thrones and see what they’re up to these days!
While promoting his latest film, Adult Material, Joe Dempsie shared his thoughts on season 8 of Game of Thrones and Gendry and Arya’s controversial love scene, in particular.
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The fall has been quiet as production on the Game of Thrones spinoff House of the Dragon moves along in the time of COVID. News popped up recently though, thanks to Redanian Intelligence, uncovering the new home base studios for HOTD.
According to an update posted on UKProductionNews, House of the Dragon will be filming at Leavesden Studios in Watford. HBO confirmed the news after it broke. Watford is found northwest of London. The studios were used most notably for several films in the Harry Potter series.
All hail King Viserys- no, not the ill-fated one we saw on Game of Thrones. HBO’s spinoff, House of the Dragon, has announced its first casting via Entertainment Weekly!
EW confirmed today that English actor Paddy Considine will star in HOTD as King Viserys. This makes him officially the first actor cast in the new show, set to land in 2022.
George R.R. Martin has been quite open with his opinions regarding Game of Thrones, both positive and critical. Recently, James Hibberd released a snippet from his upcoming book, Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, in which Martin expresses disappointment at Lady Stoneheart’s omission, for example. Now Hibberd has published another interview excerpt for Entertainment Weekly, in which Martin discusses which scene from Game of Thrones he considers his least favorite.
Big news today! Mischief Management has announced that all previously announced Con of Thrones 2020 guests have been reconfirmed for Con of Thrones 2021! Please join us in once again welcoming Game of Thrones stars Iain Glen, Anton Lesser, Miltos Yerolemou, and Sam Coleman, along with the Wildefell Wolves to the con. Next summer’s festivities will be taking place August 6-8, 2021 at the amazing Hyatt Regency, in Orlando, Florida.
Tickets for Con of Thrones 2021 are on sale!
Oh, Lady Stoneheart. Her omission from Game of Thrones was one of the show’s first major departures from A Song of Ice and Fire. Now, six years on, showrunners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss explain their thought process behind their controversial decision in James Hibberd’s upcoming book, Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series
For the first time in nearly a decade, there was no Game of Thrones to be represented at the Emmys this year. However, that didn’t prevent HBO from doing two things it’s very accustomed to: taking home a ton of awards and answering questions about Game of Thrones.
Much like a car accident off the side of the highway, I am morbidly fascinated by the disastrous original pilot of Game of Thrones. Fortunately for people like me, James Hibberd’s upcoming book, Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series, will offer a behind-the-scenes look into (among other things) the myriad factors that made that episode un-screenable. Continue reading →