Game of Thrones prequel projects an “embarrassment of riches,” says HBO CEO

Richard Plepler traveled to Cannes today to receive the Variety Vanguard Award for “his contribution to the TV business” as HBO’s CEO at MIPCOM, an international trade show. During a keynote discussion with Variety, the HBO boss discussed Game of Thrones or, more specifically, the spin-off prequels in development, in rather glowing terms.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau might be exaggerating, and Liam Cunningham tells us who we won’t see in Season 8

Even though the leaks of the Season 7 scripts for Game of Thrones didn’t put a dent in its ratings — in fact, the season shattered viewership records left and right — the powers that be at HBO are trying every trick in the book to keep the upcoming Season 8 scripts on lockdown. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau seemed […]

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Emilia Clarke on wearing the Daenerys wig for eight years in Game of Thrones, the pains of filming with dragons, and more

Vogue Paris spoke to Emilia Clarke, mainly about representing Dolce & Gabanna alongside her Game of Thrones co-star Kit Harington, but also about her dragon-riding workout routine, her method for being comfortable in front of the camera, and what wearing the Daenerys wig for so long has meant for her personally.

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Iain Glen offers details about season 8 production and Jane Goldman has finished her script for a Game of Thrones spinoff

Iain Glen has revealed the date for the first Game of Thrones season 8 read-through and offered some production details that partially explain why the final season’s filming is expected to take so long; Lena Headey Instagrammed a likely wig fitting and writer Jane Goldman has completed her script for one of the Game of Thrones spinoffs in development.

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John Bradley on the “Downside” of Game of Thrones, and Maisie Williams Uses Her Fame For Good

Working on the sets of Game of Thrones isn’t always sunshine and daisies. Just ask John Bradley whose character, Samwell Tarly has been put through the ringer several times over. While he was kept in the North over the first 5 seasons, Bradley was given the opportunity to travel southward and experience other locations in seasons […]

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