Emilia Clarke back in action; Spanish casting calls offer more season 6 hints

Emilia Clarke is back to work this week, on the set of Game of Thrones. The actress shared this bewigged photo of herself, with Daenerys’ hair. It’s not clear where she is in the hairstyling process, whether she’ll wind up with a more ornate style or if Dany is having a rough time with the Dothraki she encountered at the end of season 5. But according to Clarke’s hashtag, “Good hair days are here again.”

Well well well…. It sure looks like, #goodhairdaysarehereagain #cantwashthis… ????????

A photo posted by @emilia_clarke on


In casting news today (SPOILERS):

According to the Facebook page of Modexpor International, Game of Thrones is searching for a baby in Canet de Mar, Spain for September 16-18th. (Modexpor handles the casting for extras and these minor roles for GoT in Spain.)

The child needs to be 9 to 12 months old and blond/fair-haired, according to the casting call. With this specific description and location, I think this points to one particular baby we’ve already encountered- a fair-haired baby of this age is most likely Gilly’s baby Sam.

Santa Florentina

Castell de Santa Florentina

Canet de Mar is the home of the Castell de Santa Florentina, the medieval castle that has been the subject of speculation since it was confirmed as a season 6 location.  Baby Sam in Canet de Mar presents a strong likelihood that Castell de Santa Florentina is Horn Hill, the Tarly family home. We know from casting breakdown spoilers that we’ll be meeting Samwell Tarly’s parents and siblings in season 6, so it seems likely he and Gilly will stop by Horn Hill on the way south to Oldtown.

Modexpor has another casting call today- they’re searching for young Girona locals to take part in filming September 9,10 and 11th.

In particular they’re looking for people who are around 16 years old: girls with long hair and boys with short hair. There’s a maximum height of 167 cm (about 5’6″). So it appears they do want people who genuinely look like teenagers and not large adults.

What do you make of these casting calls, readers?

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    1. That’ll be interesting actually seeing Gilly at Horn Hill. Will Sam and Randyl actually share a scene? Big Sam might shit his pants along with little Sam lol.

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    2. Argh, I really wish they’d start aging up baby Sam; its by far the biggest thing messing up my own sense of the series’ timeline. Shouldn’t he be like three years old by now?

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    3. A flashback with teens? Is there a place with a lot of young people?

      PS: Missing the days when they covered with make up Daenerys’ eyebrows LOL

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    4. Maybe Prince Trystane has some kind of similarly-aged fan club.

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    5. Finally! Baby Sam will be on a normal development trajectory! 😀 This makes me inexplicably happy.
      Emilia posting from N. Ireland? Probably studio stuff, not location. Because I thought Spain filming hasn’t started yet.
      Teenagers in Girona? Could these be trainees at the Citadel? To become Maesters and Septas? Not a book reader, so I have no idea if Septas are trained somewhere also.

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    6. Perhaps the teenagers will be

      Citadel Acolytes in training

      ?

      Either that or they can be background characters in

      Arya’s mummery plays

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    7. My first thought was young maesters-in-training, but then they wouldn’t include teenage girls in the casting call too. Huh!

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    8. SlayerNina:

      PS: Missing the days when they covered with make up Daenerys’ eyebrows LOL

      Me too!! I find them… Distracting now, with the blonde. They really should lighten them.

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    9. Turncloak:
      Perhaps the teenagers will be

      ?

      Either that or they can be background characters in

      I thought about the Citadel too, but then why they ask for girls? The Citadel was only-boys territory, right?

      Also, the casting call didn’t say how many people they need. That’s a bit weird. However, Modexpor Internacional screwed things last year with the casting call, at Seville nobody said “no blonde people allowed” until they have a six hours queue at their doors :/

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    10. Fez:
      Argh, I really wish they’d start aging up baby Sam; its by far the biggest thing messing up my own sense of the series’ timeline. Shouldn’t he be like three years old by now?

      Include that with LF’s jetpack, Melisandre arriving to the Wall the next day after Davos, Yara/Asha going to Dreadfort by sea, Bran and Rickon growing up or Sansa’s saying “I’m fourteen” (when she doesn’t look like at all) LOL

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    11. Filming is also back at Sallagh area in Northern Ireland. So far, there are two different locations, both wooded areas and not the braes which were used previously for Moat Cailin!

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    12. SlayerNina: Include that with LF’s jetpack, Melisandre arriving to the Wall the next day after Davos, Yara/Asha going to Dreadfort by sea, Bran and Rickon growing up or Sansa’s saying “I’m fourteen” (when she doesn’t look like at all) LOL

      Mel could have gotten there after two months’ travel as far as we know. Or was there something that fixed the passage of time as such?

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    13. It is difficult to believe that the show runners would have us believe that Little Sam is still around a year old. How many years since he was born already? *grumbles* I am looking for a toddler child now. And why would Little Sam have blonde hair? *scratched head and grumbles*

      I have to think that is for some other purpose.

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    14. Maybe the teens are just regular people around Braavos/OldTown or whatever Girona is. The massive casting call weeks ago was intended for adult people only (from 18 to 65yo).

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    15. Turncloak,

      My first thoughts exactly…

      If both are for the same event/s I lean towards needing teens for a play put on by the mummers… Maybe Sam arrives at Horn Hill during a celebration? One of his siblings name day maybe? Maybe orphans in Meereen?

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    16. Fez,

      I really think the only reason they are keeping him young is because you can make it look like Gilly is holding a baby when she is just like holding a sack of flower. But they really should age him up. You can’t have one kid staying the same age, when the rest of the children in the series are definitely growing. It wouldn’t be as noticeable if they didn’t have Tommen aged up, Bran’s growth spurt, and then suddenly Gilly’s perma-baby.

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    17. Kat:
      Fez,

      I really think the only reason they are keeping him young is because you can make it look like Gilly is holding a baby when she is just like holding a sack of flower. But they really should age him up. You can’t have one kid staying the same age, when the rest of the children in the series are definitely growing. It wouldn’t be as noticeable if they didn’t have Tommen aged up, Bran’s growth spurt, and then suddenly Gilly’s perma-baby.

      The baby is Benjen in disguise.

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    18. Simeon,

      Oh. i meant some people might think that is a spoiler, that’s why i edit my commented

      I liked the joke, really cought me off-guard. Actoully forgot of Griff. 🙂

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    19. kujo:
      the scripts of episode 1-2 was leaked, the dothraki horde will bow before Daenerys

      That leak was proven fake.

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    20. Does anyone know if that is Emilia’s actual tattoo? Because it seems to be a fly to me, and in Volantis don’t they tattoo their slaves? Tears on the whores, and flies on the dung shovelers?

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    21. SlayerNina:
      Off-Topic Otto,

      The timing is weird anyway. Mel arrives after the battle, but Davos was still at the Wall beging for food for the tropes (already killed)… Mmmm… Westeros magic?

      But travel is separate. She left shortly after him.

      Day 1: Davos leaves. Night 1: Shireen burned. Day 2: Mel leaves. Day 15: Davos arrives at CB. Day 16: Mel arrives at CB. Because of Davos’ travel time, he has no idea that the troops he is to advocate for are all either dead or gone.

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    22. (Though there may have been episode indicators that there was more time between Davos and Mel leaving; I don’t remember.)

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    23. Fez,
      Agree. It seems weird at this point that baby sam isn’t getting aged up. I mean, continuety or no, at this point he’s been a newborn for season 3, 4, 5 and now also 6.
      That seems… well weird. I’m kinda begginning to somewhat believe the poster who suggested that baby sam simply doesn’t grow, that it’s a magical thing, since he’s craster only living son and he was meant for a darker destiny. Until now the babe has had no real significance, so perhaps it’s a plotpoint. They say that one season aproximatelty covers a year. So he should be about three or four by now

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    24. Given that otherwise the TV series established the principle that one TV season equals one year of storyline…and Gilly’s baby was born in Season 3…by Season 6 that kid has to be a toddler, like 3 years old. Even last season I thought they could fudge the numbers a bit – I mean “a baby” can be up to two years old in some broad definitions…but three years now?

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    25. SlayerNina:
      Off-Topic Otto,

      The timing is weird anyway. Mel arrives after the battle, but Davos was still at the Wall beging for food for the tropes (already killed)… Mmmm… Westeros magic?

      Mel left for Castle Black after Shireen was toasted and the snow had partly melted, and so could travel faster. Which may, unbeknownst to her, been the point of the sacrifice, rather than aiding Stannis in battle.

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    26. Off-Topic Otto: But travel is separate. She left shortly after him.

      Day 1: Davos leaves. Night 1: Shireen burned. Day 2: Mel leaves. Day 15: Davos arrives at CB. Day 16: Mel arrives at CB. Because of Davos’ travel time, he has no idea that the troops he is to advocate for are all either dead or gone.

      That’s why I’m saying the timing is weird. For example, if tooks 15 days to arrive to the Wall, that means Davos will arrive to the troops until a month (or more, it’s not the same to travel alone than with cariots). Meanwhile, the troops were waiting one full month without any supplies.
      There’s two options: the Wall is closer or Stannis sent him lying about the supplies they had, which means he was planning Shireen’s burning all along…
      Third option: Davos and Mel have a Delorean.

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    27. The Dragon Demands,

      That would mean that five years has passed since s1, which is not the case. Three years has passed roughly. Case in point, in s1 Robert’s Rebellion was referred to as being seventeen years ago and in s5 it’s referred to as having been twenty years ago. Only s1 with Dany’s pregnancy is anywhere close to being a year in total. Every other season has only taken up spans of months.

      And the reason for not aging up baby Sam is that toddlers are much more difficult to work with than babies.

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    28. SlayerNina,

      4th option. It is a TV show and so will not always be totally consistent, especially when you are talking about days here. Still we have had all the other seemingly time travel happening to others.

      That doesn’t change my mind on Little Sam. In Season 6 I figure him to be between 3-4. That is pre-school age. Not an infant in a blanket. *stares down D & D*

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    29. Karo:
      Dazzatron221b,

      It is hers. You can see on her IG page when she got it. It’s a symbol of her character in the movie she just finished filming, Me Before You.

      Me before you, except after bee? (I know I am trying humor again.) I will show myself out.

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    30. SlayerNina: Yara/Asha going to Dreadfort by sea

      You can reach the Dreadfort by sailing around the entirety of Westeros. She leaves in Season 3/Episode 10, arrives Season 4/Episode 6. Not implausible.

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    31. I don’t get the link that this may be Gillys baby at all. For all we know it could be a certain Targaryen baby for flashback/vision purposes. We also have a casting call for dark haired twins. The hair colouring has to have significance- Gillys baby could be played by any old child- why would casting dept restrict themselves (quite severely when you consider this is southern Spain where blonde babies are relatively rare) unless the blonde hair is a deal breaker.

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    32. Speaking of casting… I just found out that the main teenager Nick Clark (heroine addict one) in Fear the Walking Dead is Frank Dillane, aka Stephen Dillane’s son, aka Stannis’s son.

      The “chasing the red dragon” jokes just write themselves.

      That premiere was very “meh” and I don’t feel the great desire to watch another entire storyline on the same storyline we already know. REALLY makes me want HBO to NOT create a prequel to GOT, Battle at the Trident or not.

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    33. Greatjon of Slumber,

      I actually think it’s more probable that she went through the Neck to Moat Cailin, then she stole or bought a boat, then she sailed up the Weeping Water and arrived in the Dreadfort.

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    34. JCDavis:
      SlayerNina,

      4th option.It is a TV show and so will not always be totally consistent, especially when you are talking about days here.Still we have had all the other seemingly time travel happening to others.

      That doesn’t change my mind on Little Sam.In Season 6 I figure him to be between 3-4.That is pre-school age.Not an infant in a blanket.*stares down D & D*

      I’m laughing at myself because honestly, out of all the weirdness in the show and some of the other timeline quirks, I agree with you JC that Baby Sam’s developmental freeze is the only thing that bugs me! Maybe there’s some weird time dilation going on at the Wall (it’s pretty big and magical – maybe it has more gravitational pull than the rest of Westeros?).

      HBO explanation: Time is a flat circle.

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    35. Paul:
      I don’t get the link that this may be Gillys baby at all. For all we know it could be a certain Targaryen baby for flashback/vision purposes. We also have a casting call for dark haired twins. The hair colouring has to have significance-Gillys baby could be played by any old child- why would casting dept restrict themselves (quite severely when you consider this is southern Spain where blonde babies are relatively rare) unless the blonde hair is a deal breaker.

      Blonde babies are not rarer in southern Spain than in any other part of the country. So that shouldn’t be an issue. They may need one to play a Targaryen baby but honestly I think it’s more possible that it is just Gilly’s given the location and the baby’s age.

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    36. K Noelle: Me too!! I find them… Distracting now, with the blonde. They really should lighten them.

      This is still a topic of conversation? Its been at least 3 seasons since they’ve done anything to them, if not more. They are perfect just the way they are.

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    37. Tywin of the Hill: The “chasing the red dragon” jokes just write themselves.

      Sorry, I don’t get it.

      ‘Chasing the dragon’ is druggie argot for a particular way of ingesting heroin – subcutaneously, if I remember correctly.

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    38. Firannion: ‘Chasing the dragon’ is druggie argot for a particular way of ingesting heroin – subcutaneously, if I remember correctly.

      Yup, that’s it. I meant it as a double entendres comparison between the son- father issue across both shows. They are both “chasing a red dragon” somehow.

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    39. Does Gilly have fair hair? I thought it was brown. I can”t remember Craster’s hair, but he was old so even if his hair used to be dark it would be lighter/grey now.

      A Lannister or Targaryen baby would be more expected to have fair hair.

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    40. SlayerNina,

      Don’t forget that Davos travelled back to Castle Black in the heavy snow, whereas Melisandre travelled after the thaw so it wouldn’t have taken her as long. She would have made up some time on Davos.

      Also, in Season 1 Jon, Benjen and Tyrion travelled from Winterfell to the Wall in the course of one episode, clearly stopping overnight along the way at least once, so we shouldn’t assume that the events at Castle Black at the end of Season 5 necessarily took place on the same day as the battle at Winterfell.

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    41. kujo,

      It was all based on s6 info that was reported here naturally, as all of the cleverer fake leaks that come out tend to be. But it was still fake. Sue’s sources proved that.

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    42. It was proved as fake. And to clarify: Euron has not been confirmed (only a character that resembles Euron).

      kujo:
      Jeff O’Connor (JeffZero on some sites!),

      not fake.

      there will be Euron Greyjoy, Walder Frey and one of his son, new dothraki characters, Kinvara=Red Priestess, outlaws at the Riverrun (it’s all confirmed)

      the scripts was true hellyeah!!!

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    43. kujo:
      Jeff O’Connor (JeffZero on some sites!),

      not fake.

      there will be Euron Greyjoy, Walder Frey and one of his son, new dothraki characters, Kinvara=Red Priestess, outlaws at the Riverrun (it’s all confirmed)

      the scripts was true hellyeah!!!

      It’s been confirmed as fake by this site’s sources, who are in the know. Furthermore, the best fake spoilers use bits of known spoilers to seem more credible.

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    44. James Rivers,

      I do believe that Shireen’s sacrifice might’ve bought Melisandre an easy trip back to Castle Black… and also perhaps allowed the Red God to rid himself of a pretender who had outlived his usefulness and make room for his true champion: Jon Snow.

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    45. BeautyBrienne:
      Little Sam clearly has some kind of pituitary issue that’s preventing him from growing.

      Quite clearly Ketchum-Syndrome..

      Also, kids that are 16 and a height limit of 1m67? That’s incredibly small. Most boys would’ve grown past that by 16, wouldn’t they? *I’m Dutch, we’re considered tall. Don’t know about Spain.. xD At 16, I was 6ft tall.

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    46. I agree concerning baby Sam’s lack of grow, even my friends who are casual fans have pointed out Sam Jr. should be at least a year old in season 5, it’s becoming to obvious and a running joke. Which isn’t good for a serious drama, therefore with at least a 2-3 month journey ahead, Sam Jr. needs to be a toddler in season 6; there is no logical reason production wise, as plenty of toddlers appear in television shows.

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    47. Yeah, little Sam’s growth is at the top of my list of random bones to pick with the show. I think they don’t want to deal with a toddler running around Sam and Gilly’s scene, but that kid is fucking up the timeline for everyone.

      As for why is it baby Sam, consider this- they need to cast baby Sam so where is the casting call for him if this isn’t it. His mother has dirty blonde hair (it looks brownish sometimes because of the greasiness) so they’d probably get a fair child. We know where Sam and Gilly are headed- south, so they’re likely to be shooting to be shooting in Spain whether it’s for Oldtown or for Horn Hill.

      And as others have said, fair-haired babies are not rare in Spain.

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    48. Sue the Fury,

      I’ve never seen Gilly’s hair as dirty blonde. Though granted, the scenes she’s in are all filmed with an extreme blue filter (which made Melisandre’s hair look really different last year too), so that may not say much.

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    49. K Noelle: Me too!! I find them… Distracting now, with the blonde. They really should lighten them.

      It’s a fairly minor thing, but those big brown caterpillars that have taken up residence on Dany’s forehead “bug” me too.

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    50. I also highly doubt this baby is meant to be Gilly’s baby as well.

      Why would D&D care at all what color hair Gilly’s baby had?

      I am guessing its another Bran vision. Probably as we get the Tower of Joy vision we will also get a vision of Dany and her brother being rushed off to safety in that same episode and vision. Just so the viewer get’s a more complete backstory/timeline of events of Jon and Dany. And how Robert’s Rebellion set them both off on their epic storylines.

      Only a poke in the dark though, just my guess.

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    51. Ali:
      Filming is also back at Sallagh area in Northern Ireland. So far, there are two different locations, both wooded areas and not the braes which were used previously for Moat Cailin!

      Like this week? Could be riverlands, with the outlaw band, whatever it is, and the potential new frey filming this week per previous posts on here

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    52. Tywin of the Hill,

      Now there’s a thought. It sounds like something Tyrion would do.
      I mean, there was an uprising, the queen is gone, he is left to get the city back in order and, unlike Dany, he actually has some experience governing a city. I could totally see them giving this rather smart political decision to Tyrion.

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    53. Judibatt,

      Speaking of casting… I just found out that the main teenager Nick Clark (heroine addict one) in Fear the Walking Dead is Frank Dillane, aka Stephen Dillane’s son, aka Stannis’s son.

      Oh, I remember him from Harry Potter and the Halfblood Prince. He was fantastic as teenage Voldemort. Sooo creepy. Good actor. Must be a hereditary trait.

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    54. H.Stark,

      Yes. He’s most likely playing one of the other outlaws alongside Ricky Champ’s “Flynn”. There were two other outlaws, Lachlan and Japeth in the casting call and both of them shoot around now so he could be either.

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    55. Paul,

      Canet del mar is in Catalunya, the north-east of Spain, not the south of Spain.
      And as others have said, blonde babies are not a rarity anyway.

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    56. I’m also wondering if this is why they’ve specified a blonde child. Also, 9-12 months is a very young child that they will likely use as a newborn. Surely they would cast a slightly older child for baby Sam?

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      Arthur:
      I also highly doubt this baby is meant to be Gilly’s baby as well.

      Why would D&D care at all what color hair Gilly’s baby had?

      I am guessing its another Bran vision.Probably as we get the Tower of Joy vision we will also get a vision of Dany and her brother being rushed off to safety in that same episode and vision.Just so the viewer get’s a more complete backstory/timeline of events of Jon and Dany.And how Robert’s Rebellion set them both off on their epic storylines.

      Only a poke in the dark though, just my guess.

      href=”#comment-411053″>Arthur,

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    57. Fez,

      I have a theory that Little Sam is not a true human being. He is the only son that we know which was not sacrificed. Maybe the only way he can grow up is as a WW and not as a human.

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    58. Hang on.. when did Gilly give birth to little Sam? That kid’s already 3 years old (if one season = 1 year, which is kind of confirmed since they can’t hide the child actors’ aging-process anyway).

      And now a 9-12 month old baby is supposed to be little Sam?

      But who knows? Maybe Sam’s refusal to grow up is a major plot-point on the show?

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    59. Sue the Fury,

      It’s not little Sam’s age that’s wreaking havoc with the timeline, it’s the Stark kids. Since Maisie, Sophie, and especially Isaac (shudder to see Art) are obviously older, we tend to think of each season as taking around 1 year of in-universe time. But that’s a problem with actors, not with their characters. The only real retcon was Tommen who was blatantly and considerably aged-up.

      As Greenjones mentioned, in-universe Seasons 1 through 5 took about 3 years, maybe a little more. Seasons 1 and 2 took close to a year each as we have relatively accurate info on those. In S1 there was Dany’s pregnancy and for S2 Jaime mentioned that he’d been a captive of the Starks for a year. I’d say that S3-5 took maybe a year taken together, or 3-4 months each, with S3 and S5 probably being a bit longer and S4 a bit shorter, which tracks nicely with both the book timeline and with common sense, considering various storylines in those seasons. For example, Ygritte and Tormund didn’t spend over a year south of the Wall from 3×06 to 4×09, Arya and the Hound weren’t roaming around the Riverlands a similar amount of time, and the same goes for Tyrion in the dungeon.

      With that in mind, I’d say that maybe 9-12 months have passed since baby Sams’s birth in mid-S3. Therefore, the baby casting call presents no problems at all.

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    60. I started realizing, that the timeline would be complicated, when they split S3/S4. Because the actors would grow, while the characters not.

      I really think tough, that we shouldn’t bother to much… Timeline consistancy is one thing, they will never exactly mention.( Perhaps at the end of the series, someone will say how many years have passed, that’s the most I expect.)

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    61. I’ve often wondered this. What evidence do we even have that the Castel de Santa Florentina is even serving as the location for Horn Hill? Sure we have the likely casting of the Tarlys, but that doesn’t mean this is where those scenes will be shot. For all we know Tarly scenes could be internally shot at Belfast with a few external shots elsewhere. This site may even be used for some external/ courtyard shots of the Red Keep (or some other castle) for all we know. In the absence of concrete evidence this place is Horn Hill, then we need to keep an open mind, and not rely on supposition (or wishful thinking). Mind you-I said the same about ToJ a while back 🙂

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    62. My Page a day calendar quote for 26-August:

      Men will read all sorts of thinks into a knowing smile if you let them.
      -Jaime Lannister – A Storm of Swords

      Oh poor Ser Cleos.

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    63. Mr Fixit,

      Yes, and add to that, Arya in Braavos in Season 5. She most likely wasn’t there for a whole year. Nor did an entire year pass in Meereen between the start of the SotH uprising in Episode 1 to its conclusion in Ep. 9/10. If they start Season 6 with Jon’s “funeral”, then it’s surely not an entire year from 5.01 to 6.01.

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    64. Paul: I’m also wondering if this is why they’ve specified a blonde child. Also, 9-12 months is a very young child that they will likely use as a newborn. Surely they would cast a slightly older child for baby Sam?

      There is no way in hell they’re casting a 9-12 month old as a newborn. A baby that big is starting to walk. For newborns, they usually cast a baby around 3 months old, or whatever the legal minimum age is in that area.

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    65. Mr. Fixit

      Well now, that is a fair assessment of how Gilly’s baby never ages, but the viewers have seen the baby for the three years. Logically, the child should have grown. That said, we have all been saying….

      that this is Crastor’s and Gilly’s baby, when it isn’t, right? Her baby was switched with Mance’s baby to protect it and allow Jon Snow to make a peace with the Wildings??? I recall that Gilly cried through the whole boat trip to Old Town to the point where they were going to toss her overboard. And it was really annoying to me as a reader. I was glad they changed it for the show, but finally that adds up to a Wilding child would most likely have darker hair (or so we have seen).

      And if time really isn’t an issue then why do they need to cast another infant when they have had one for three seasons? Kids who are 3-4 years old can be well behaved as well, not all have to be chased around. I can think of many shows on the tube that had very young kids in them and it didn’t get ruined.

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    66. JCDavis:
      It is difficult to believe that the show runners would have us believe that Little Sam is still around a year old.How many years since he was born already?*grumbles*I am looking for a toddler child now.And why would Little Sam have blonde hair?*scratched head and grumbles*

      I have to think that is for some other purpose.

      In the books how many years have passed since little Sam’s birth? I forget. Perhaps only approximately a year has passed in the show universe since the Red Wedding. Why else would they keep Sam swaddled? They can afford an older baby. I think there’s a reason why he stays a baby, as an indicator of the passage of time. Why should we assume that a whole year has passed between each season? Every season has picked up exactly where the last season left off, after all.

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    67. Firannion: ‘Chasing the dragon’ is druggie argot for a particular way of ingesting heroin – subcutaneously, if I remember correctly.

      Chasing the dragon is actually smoking opiates, not injecting. Usually smoked by heating the bottom of a piece of tinfoil, tilting it to move the substance around, then using a tube and inhaling, essentially “chasing” the pill or whatever as it slides across the tinfoil, smoking like a dragon.

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    68. Tywin of the Hill,

      Yes, so if we get the ToJ vision of around Jon Snow’s birth why can’t the vision veer off to what was happening to Dany at that same time? Her getting smuggled off out of danger, whatever…

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    69. Arthur:,

      Yes, so if we get the ToJ vision of around Jon Snow’s birth why can’t the vision veer off to what was happening to Dany at that same time?Her getting smuggled off out of danger, whatever…

      You mean her mother getting “smuggled” out of danger? Because Daenerys had probably just been conceived around when Jon was born. I actually wouldn’t mind seeing Queen Rhaella going to Dragonstone and the people who were still loyal to the Targaryens and find out if any of them are still around now, biding their time.

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    70. Arthur,

      But the ToJ is an important revelation (Jon’s true parentage). Dany’s birth wouldn’t reveal anything we didn’t knew already (her mother died, she was born in the middle of a storm, she fled from Westeros…). And the producers seem to prefer keeping the flashbacks to a minimum.

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    71. What if LS is NOT the one who messes the Timeline!! He’s age is right, and tells us the TRUE timeline!!!!!

      Think people!!!!

      #LitleSamIsTheRightAge
      #OhMy…

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    72. Scott,

      I don’t think you can rule anything out 100% until we see more of the shooting sites and actors, but it seems very unlikely in that climate. And Modexpor probably would’ve specified a shorter height. They’ve always requested actors around 5 feet tall or shorter for COTF.

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    73. Kay,

      I guess I am all wrong for some reason I thought Dany was older.

      I still find it odd D&D would make the baby requirements to be blonde fair hair…

      I still think it may be some kind of Bran vision of baby Dany.

      After all, if you think about it, both Jon and Dany were smuggled off to opposite corners of the world to protect them. And I am guessing soon they will be meeting each other because I really think its very inevitable that their storylines will cross.

      Maybe even some romance? Who knows but I think it be cool if Bran, becoming a druid god, can give us some visions of them both that hint towards what the future will bring.

      They both are kind of on very separate yet very paralleled paths in character development and gaining power and influence.

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    74. It looks like EC has been hanging out with Kylie Jenner. That upper lip of hers is looking a little too jacked up right? It’s definitely bigger than the bottom.

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    75. Tywin of the Hill:
      Arthur,

      But the ToJ is an important revelation (Jon’s true parentage). Dany’s birth wouldn’t reveal anything we didn’t knew already (her mother died, she was born in the middle of a storm, she fled from Westeros…). And the producers seem to prefer keeping the flashbacks to a minimum.

      It looks like we are getting two next season

      TOJ and younger Ned Stark with his brothers or Robert at Winterfell

      I am guessing that a third would be too much.

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    76. Now that I have time to read through so many comments here and I think back on Baby Sam in the book. Maybe there is something unnatural to him and his “aging process”? He is referred to by the name Monster by a few, mainly Val and that chic is smart.

      Just please don’t start on the Craster was a

      secret Targaryen

      tinfoil theory. I like this world better without too many of them 🙂

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    77. Isaac H. Wright was quoted saying that Bran has “some interesting visions”, so I’m guessing there will be several, and more than two or three. There are far more consequential events in the history of Westeros than Ned/Robert playing etc… We could be seeing some WW stuff for example.

      Angela: It looks like we are getting two next season

      I am guessing that a third would be too much.

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    78. The Dragon Demands:
      Given that otherwise the TV series established the principle that one TV season equals one year of storyline…and Gilly’s baby was born in Season 3…by Season 6 that kid has to be a toddler, like 3 years old.Even last season I thought they could fudge the numbers a bit – I mean “a baby” can be up to two years old in some broad definitions…but three years now?

      Please.

      One season = one year is just bullshit and NOT SAID by D&D.

      Arya and Sandor didn’t wander the Riverlands for a year, Tyrion didn’t sit on a cell for a year, Jaime’s trip to Dorne didn’t last a year.

      Yeah, show’s timeline is different than the one in the books. It’s true that Gilly’s baby should be older than few months, but not 3 years.

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    79. Paul:
      Isaac H. Wright was quoted saying that Bran has “some interesting visions”, so I’m guessing there will be several, and more than two or three. There are far more consequential events in the history of Westeros than Ned/Robert playing etc… We could be seeing some WW stuff for example.

      They might be flashes of quick scenes of things happening in several times. I meant the style of the Cersei full flashback scene in the season 5 premiere.

      It could be leading into TOJ because it looks like we are getting Ned Stark in different time periods of his life. It could be a scene with Robert and the Stark brothers. Robert could be there for another reason besides playing. We don’t know what the younger Ned Stark scene is and who the other two characters are in the scene.

      It could be a scene where Robert is there because the Starks and Baratheons are announcing Robert and Lyanna’s engagment. In this depicted world, they would be right age where they would arrange a marriage for a few years later. This is how it all started and TOJ is the tragic ending. The affair between Rhaegar and Lyanna caused a war. Lyanna was unsure about Robert’s faithfulness and ran off with the Targaryen Prince.

      It might be important to show. Maybe not. I could be completely wrong on the scene too. It could be anything. The visions would be like the ones he saw when touching the weirwood tree. We won’t know until the season plays out. I could be wrong and they could have 5 full flashbacks. You never know.

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    80. Angela: Lyanna was unsure about Robert’s faithfulness and ran off with the Targaryen Prince.

      So, she was unsure about Robert’s faithfulness and eloped with a married man with children?

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    81. Tywin of the Hill,

      Tywin of the Hill: So, she was unsure about Robert’s faithfulness and eloped with a married man with children?

      Hahaha. Thank you for saying that. I have said that for a few years now and all my bookish friends give me the evil
      Eye and try to justify her moves. I am a bookish person too, but it doesn’t mean I have to love every character just because.

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    82. Tywin of the Hill: So, she was unsure about Robert’s faithfulness and eloped with a married man with children?

      Lyanna told Ned that she didn’t want to marry him because of his womanizing. It is in the book. I don’t know why she ran off with Rhaegar. All I know is that Lyanna asked her brother if Robert would change his behavior once they got married. Ned said yes because Robert loved her. Lyanna didn’t believe Ned but it is in the first book. I don’t know.

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    83. Judibatt:
      Tywin of the Hill,

      Hahaha. Thank you for saying that. I have said that for a few years now and all my bookish friends give me the evil
      Eye and try to justify her moves. I am a bookish person too, but it doesn’t mean I have to love every character just because.

      Lyanna didn’t want to marry Robert and that is the reason she gave her brother. It could be complete BS and he just didn’t like Robert. I don’t know. I didn’t like what she did either. I am going by the information that I have with that situation. Lyanna was in the wrong along with Rhaegar.

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