Game of Thrones showrunners Benioff & Weiss on pressure to get Season 8 right

In an extended EW interview which took place during filming for the last season, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss their way of making sure George R.R. Martin’s future books remain relatively unspoiled by season eight while adhering to Martin’s vision for the ending, the cast’s reaction to their characters’ fates, […]

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Cersei’s new lackey speaks: Marc Rissmann, Golden Company Leader Harry Strickland, teases role in Game of Thrones Season 8

We’re way past the era of Game of Throne in which a bunch of new characters were introduced each season, opening up the doors for entirely new factions and plotlines. Deep into the third act, doors aren’t opening but closing instead, as they should. This being the case, when we heard of the new recurring […]

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George R.R. Martin on “exciting” Season 8, “very different” Game of Thrones prequel, being isolated to write The Winds of Winter

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: attending the final season premiere for the adaptation of a work he’s not even finished with must have been wildly strange for George R.R. Martin. Nevertheless, he appeared to be in good spirits at last week’s New York City red carpet premiere, having accepted the showrunners are doing their […]

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“The Cast Remembers” – 12 characters get send-off by Game of Thrones Season 8 cast

HBO just released a dozen new interviews highlighting the journey of surviving Game of Thrones main characters, with each of their actors providing a send-off for their role. There are some beautifully emotional moments here, and hilarious ones too, with Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), Isaac Hampstead Wright (Bran Star), John Bradley […]

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Emilia Clarke reveals how Dany saved her; discusses relationship with Jon, toxic fan reactions to Game of Thrones Season 8

We’re less than a week away from the final Game of Thrones season premiere ever, and Emilia Clarke remains busy with press appearances, revealing how playing Daenerys Targaryen saved her during her darkest moments, discussing Dany’s relationship with Jon, dreading the fights that may break out among friends after the ending, and more.

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Gwendoline Christie and John Bradley hype up Season 8 ahead of today’s premiere; Ramin Djawadi promises “intense” score

Is there anyone better at hyping up Game of Thrones than Gwendoline Christie? The actress behind Brienne of Tarth discusses the final season with such passion and honesty that I’m now looking forward to it even more. Also: John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) explains why the show’s ending now and teases the state of Westeros after […]

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