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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Curtain Call: Joseph Mawle

He came, he saw, he conquered, he disappeared….He waited 5 seasons, he came back, he saw, he conquered, he disappeared….He briefly returned once more, he briefly saw, he briefly conquered, and he disappeared for good. Uncle Benjen Stark’s tenure on Game of Thrones was (as mentioned) brief, but it was always memorable. This is due in […]

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‘Beyond The Wall’ director on that much-debated timeline, Longclaw’s eyes, and Dany and Jon

If there’s one thing Game Of Thrones viewers have complained about during season 7 — well, not the only thing, but one of them — it’s how quickly travel is being done. For no episode was that criticism more prevalent than it was for episode 6, “Beyond The Wall,” where it was loudly decried that Gendry’s run back […]

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Unsullied Recap, Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6: Beyond the Wall

Spoiler note: The discussion in this post is primarily for non-book readers (book fans can discuss the show-only here). We ask that all Sullied book-readers refrain from posting any mentions/references to the books in the comments here, veiled or otherwise. No spoilers, at all! This show is best viewed without knowing all the surprises beforehand or afterwards, so please be respectful of […]

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau claims HBO hackers have cast’s personal information

When Nikolaj Coster-Waldau got a call from HBO a few weeks ago, he assumed the worst: that his dashing yet dastardly Jaime Lannister wouldn’t see the final season of Game Of Thrones. But fortunately for viewers (although unfortunately for Coster-Waldau and other cast members), it wasn’t a seismic plot shift — just more bad news […]

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