YouTube series re-creates Euron’s battle-axe, as blacksmithing sees a surge in interest thanks to ‘Thrones’

With plenty of time to kill between now and Season 8 of Game Of Thrones (sob), people are coming up with lots of ways to keep the fandom occupied — up to and including blacksmithing. The YouTube series “Man at Arms: Reforged,” hosted by Baltimore Knife and Sword, recently filled 20 minutes of the interminable wait by […]

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Dothraki take center stage as Game of Thrones Season 8 pre-production continues

Pre-production for season 8 of Game of Thrones has been underway for several weeks, with crews at work in Belfast, Ireland before the season seven finale even aired. It appears as though that work is continuing along at a steady pace, with what look like Dothraki huts spotted this week at Belfast’s Titanic Studios, the Thrones HQ.

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Piracy numbers for Game of Thrones Season 7 totaled more than 1 billion views

Game of Thrones is, by a wide margin, the most popular show in the history of television. It’s shown in 170 countries around the world and has entrenched itself in popular culture, and its viewing numbers seem to climb every season — an anomaly in television. It’s no surprise that Thrones is also the world’s most-pirated […]

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Jacob Anderson wishes Varys was a merman, Michele Clapton talks dressing two queens, and more

With season 7 of Game Of Thrones ending Sunday, the dust has just now settled here at the Wall from a frenzy of recaps, roundups, post-mortems, analyses and interviews from cast and crew about the epic season finale. However, despite officially entering the offseason, the news is still coming fast and thick. Here’s what we’ve rounded […]

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Isaac Hempstead Wright on which scene was cut from the finale and that Night King theory

How the Arya-Sansa-Littlefinger intrigue at Winterfell ended elicited a mixed response from viewers, but it’s generally accepted that Bran was able to tap into his Three-Eyed Raven abilities to put the final nail in Littlefinger’s coffin (pardon me while I savor his demise one more time…mmm). Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright confirmed in a recent interview with Variety that […]

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Veteran Game of Thrones director Jeremy Podeswa won’t return for season 8

Emmy Award-nominated director Jeremy Podeswa brought several iconic Game Of Thrones episodes to life, including the premiere and finale of season 7 — “Dragonstone” and “The Dragon and The Wolf,” respectively — and episode 2 of season 6, “Home,” which saw Jon Snow gasp his way back to life and soothe the troubled hearts of the fandom […]

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Director Jeremy Podeswa discusses the uncertain future of Jon and Dany, filming an ‘intense’ death and Tyrion’s jealousy

Whether you shipped them from the get-go or eye-rolled your way through their season-long courtship of sorts, the S.S. Jonerys set sail in Game Of Thrones‘ season 7 finale, “The Dragon and the Wolf” with a roll in the sheets for Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen. Some of the realm cringed at the aunt-nephew incest (although […]

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Curtain Call: Paul Kaye

Pour one (or several) out for a fallen friend — not all of the Magnificent Seven and their redshirt wildlings made it back from beyond in the Wall in the appropriately-named episode 6 of season 7, “Beyond The Wall.” Unfortunately, however, our favorite drunken Red Priest of R’hllor was among the casualties, so it’s time to say a fond farewell to Thoros of Myr and the actor who played him, Paul Kaye.

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