First Look at Bran in Game of Thrones Season 6!

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After the Jon Snow teaser and ominous Three-Eyed Raven (Max von Sydow) voice over of what’s to come in Season 6, we now have our first official look at the young Stark thanks to Entertainment Weekly!

More under the cut (and SPOILERS so view with caution if you want fresh eyes for the new season).

We last left Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) far up North in the mystical cave of the Three-Eyed Raven and have been anxiously awaiting the next chapter of his story!

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Most notably on his vacation from Season 5, Bran has been to the barber since we last saw and has even grown a bit!

Welcome back, Isaac! We look forward to your return in the Spring.

What do you think of the first look at Bran? Who do you hope to see next? Let us know below!

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    1. Every time I look at this picture, it gets me so excited for the new season of game of Thrones. Well all the material promoting the show does. Do you guys think a Trailer arrival is upon us next month January ? new years day is to hopeful lol can’t wait 🙂 also bran looks awesome, digging the new look.

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    2. Interesting that he’ll not spend the whole season inside the cave, contrary to the speculations of some. I’m quite glad, almost as much as I am for his haircut.

      H.Stark: Looking forwars to his storyline

      I am, too. For the first time ever.

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    3. Wow ! .. he looks ….. Good! Although I’m going to miss the long hair .. but he looks more grown and mature .. He has seen things .. his eyes says it all ..
      COME ON BRING ME MY SEASON 6

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    4. Bran being on a horse does not necessarily mean that he will leave the cave. He could just be seeing himself as part of a vision, in all of his previous visions he was able to walk, climb trees and shoot a bow. It would not be surprising to see him having a vision where he is riding a horse.
      But it would be nice if he could somehow leave that tree.

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    5. It’s so amazing how much all the young Stark children have grown up. I know, that’s what happens with kids, but still.

      Here’s a picture of the 4 young ones from season 1.

      https://40.media.tumblr.com/867c25846e551b1904fb755288655a8f/tumblr_noi6vumxHk1tsawj1o2_500.jpg

      Here’s another of Maise and Isaac from season 1.

      https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/88/81/82/888182cfa015c49afc305b80626f82f9.jpg

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    6. Nice! How far are they with post processing? That looks pretty complete with the snow. What do you think he’s looking at?

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    7. I wonder if this is a flashback, this could also be later in the season. very interesting indeed, gets you thinking of what kind of situation he’s in. God i’m so pumped…

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    8. Pounce:
      wow quite a radical transformation ! Trailer coming in few weeks….get hyped

      appreciate it if you didn’t get my hopes up for a trailer anytime soon. trying to be optimistic that it will be coming in January.

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    9. Jack Bauer 24,

      probably still hard at work with it, i’m not even sure if they started working on the first trailer yet, scratch that they probably have started work on it. pretty exciting if you ask me ^^

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    10. omg guys

      he had to whittle the donkey out of weirwood and then use magic to bring it to life, and that’s how he proves his training is complete and also how he gets back south. The donkey thus becomes a hybrid vehicle for the LSH and “sweet ass giant elk” characters from the books.

      i’m so goddamn bored when this show is not on the air. it’s actually really unhealthy i’m sure.

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    11. Bearded Onion,

      The donkey doesn’t mean he’s traveling. He can’t walk, if you remember. At first he needed Hodor, then a cartwheel when Bran got too big. Or a horse, with Tyrion’s apparatus. In the snow, a horse or a donkey may be the only way for him to move at all.

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    12. Danielle Stark:
      Matthew The Dragon knight,

      What do you mean? Pounce said “in a few weeks”- a few weeks WOULD be January… there’s only 3 days left of December.

      my bad just woke up, so I was half asleep, forget what I said, hopefully the trailer does come out on January. could save me a lot XD

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    13. This hair is much more suitable than that wig!
      He’s either riding the horse strapped on, or it’s the WeirSight.
      January is my birthday month and several of the seasons have released trailers in Jan. Here’s hoping!

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    14. Matthew The Dragon knight,

      No worries! Even if it’s doesn’t come out until the end of January, it’s still pretty awesome to think it could be out within the next month! Ooooooh! I’m practically getting the chills just thinking about it, haha.

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    15. Cersei’s Brain:
      Bran looks pensive or a bit worried in the pic, donchathink?Wow – what’s going on?

      If Bran leaves the cave, I bet it is under duress…maybe he doesn’t agree with BR’s or the CotF’s agenda (or their cuisine)….or maybe he is escaping after weirnet central is infiltrated by the Others.

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    16. Kelsey:
      Am I the only one just wondering how he got that haircut?

      Nah. I wondered how he got red hair in S4, but I eventually let it go. It can be a new subplot if D & D run out of ideas; Bran and his mysterious hairdresser 🙂

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    17. Luka Nieto:
      …conversations are much more interesting on film if there’s stuff going on visually.

      🙂 Yeah…Bran, Meera and Leaf like to tease the wights during greensight training breaks.

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    18. Nice haircut.

      I think it is him looking through the weirnet.

      Bastardbowl? There would be weirwoods nearby. There would be horses too.

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    19. That looks like a donkey to me, but I can’t remember having seen any donkeys north of the wall. And where did he find a haidresser/barber or did Meera cut his hair (where did she find scissors)? And how did he leave the cave with all the wights? So many questions…
      It’s not a flashback because he didn’t look like that in the past.

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    20. It’s most certainly a flashback (a vision he is seeing of the past while being able to walk around in it, not himself in the past). We had reports of Bran and t3ER on horseback at the ToJ, I’d assume he is being walked through these events in the visions as he is seen here.

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    21. Isaac – you’re lookin good man! I’m really excited about the Bran story. His ADWD chapters were my favorite part of that book… and I can’t wait to find out what happens next!

      On a side note, I kind of wish there was some kind of a separate label for posts that are real, actual plot spoilers for future TV seasons or books (which I definitely want to avoid!) and things like this… so that I don’t have to skip 90% of posts, but can avoid getting spoiled to things akin to S5 Jaime in Dorne or Sansa in Winterfell.

      Is Bran on a horse with a haircut really a spoiler?

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    22. Bran looks way better with his new haircut!

      Also from the EW! article, “For more Thrones scoop, pick up Entertainment Weekly’s First Look issue, on newsstands Tuesday, and check out more reveals this week on EW.com.”

      I want to see Euron next!

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    23. Chilli:
      That looks like a donkey to me, but I can’t remember having seen any donkeys north of the wall. And where did he find a haidresser/barber or did Meera cut his hair (where did she find scissors)? And how did he leave the cave with all the wights? So many questions…
      It’s not a flashback because he didn’t look like that in the past.

      Sam gave them obsidian weapons, which they could use to cut his hair. As for the donkey, we have no idea what else is in that cave.

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    24. Jack Bauer 24:
      EW will have more scoops this week?

      They do say that! Hopefully we get to see some of the new characters, the actors in costume and the proper setting. I wonder how they’ll characterize Euron. A 100% faithful rendition could easily look corny in the wrong hands.

      The Dragon Demands,

      Don’t the children of the forest travel? They may use donkeys. Why not?

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    25. Luka Nieto,

      Who is to say he cannot walk? I certainly never said he couldn’t walk, and we can’t glean that information from a still. Not to mention Brynden is on one (a horse) as well according to the leaks during the filming of the ToJ.

      I’m sure he’ll walk, as well as Brynden, if they actually take a closer look at something ala Scrooge(d), but if it’s just overseeing certain events horseback is probably it.

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    26. Queenofthrones,

      Sadly, some people are extremely petty about what they consider spoilers. I think if you’re on a site that is in the business of providing news about the series then you’ve only got yourself to blame.

      He looks much better here and seems to have caught the girls up in looking more mature. I think I’ll be able to take him more seriously now. The season break was a very wise move.
      People are seriously moaning about him possibly being on a horse!? He’s pretty much a grown man now. It’d look stupid having Hodor carry him everywhere! This is one of those changes that has to happen for the series to work.

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    27. Wouldn’t it be amazing if they used the song Everybody wants to rule the world by Lorde for the first trailer ? that would be bloody amazing ^^ any songs you guys want them to use for the trailers ? at last the first one.

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    28. I really like Bran’s new look. Fingers crossed for S6. . .please be really good. . .

      Matthew The Dragon knight:

      Wouldn’t it be amazing if they used the song Everybody wants to rule the world by Lorde for the first trailer ? that would be bloody amazing ^^ any songs you guys want them to use for the trailers ? at last the first one.

      “Castle”, by Halsey

      (It was used in The Huntsman: Winter’s War trailer)

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    29. Bran! A donkey! A haircut! Can’t believe how excited I am for S6 images. As excited I am for Bran to be the conduit for showing flashbacks, I hope this image as also suggests Bran gets out and about as well, rather than being in the cave all season.

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    30. BroMM:
      4 months and 26 days left my friends. Winter is coming and we know what’s coming with it!!!!

      THREE months and 26 days…not four months and 26 days. January/February/March is 3 months.

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    31. Wow, Isaac/Bran looks so grown up. Thank the Gods that awful wig is gone. I’m actually really excited to see what season 6 has in store for Bran.

      As for the horse, if it’s not a vision, I wonder where exactly the CoF managed to get a horse so far north. The fact that there aren’t any horse breeders up there, makes me lean towards this being a vision of Bran’s.

      These teasers are going to be the death of me. Only 4 months to go.

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    32. Well, we all know Hodor was filming and at the same time the WW were filming at the Wall. Not clear Hodor is at the Wall or somewhere else. But there are no reports Brann is with Hodor.

      So I think Brann is close at the tree. Maybe just breathing fresh air. The Horse wouldn’t be a big problem to write into the serie.(COTF)

      More pictures and videos please.

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    33. Anguissette1979,

      Agreed! Not only would it just be really fun to see, it would bring home the idea of the passage of time. Whatever the specific number of years between the first episode of season 1 and now, which has been difficult to trace, there’s no questioning it’s been long enough for the children to become young adults.

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    34. Pigeon:
      Just saw Isaac tweet this – I think he looks great! Am looking forward to Bran’s storyline this season.

      He hasn’t retweeted this yet from what I can see.

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    35. No more wig for Isaac, nice. He’s grown quite a bit taller since we saw him last, apparently just under 6′ tall…I hope Nairn’s been doing some strength training, as lugging Bran around now will be seriously taxing.

      Cue the donkey (or horse) to assist…

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    36. I certainly don’t mourn that awful wig.

      The promotional materials thus far have given Bran decent emphasis, which I was hoping they’d do, since the sense that his character is important has gradually withered over the last few seasons, culminating in his being absent from season 5 entirely (I get why, mind you; I’m just saying the effect is a bit unfortunate, even if it would have been hard to avoid).

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    37. Remember, Tyrion gave him the plans for a saddle where he will be able to ride “as tall as any man”. Also, why do you guys think he is riding a donkey? That’s ridiculous, the actor is over 6 feet tall, he is riding a horse.

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    38. serum:
      Bran looks way better with his new haircut!

      Also from the EW! article, “For more Thrones scoop, pick up Entertainment Weekly’s First Look issue, on newsstands Tuesday, and check out more reveals this week on EW.com.”

      I want to see Euron next!

      Wait, wit so on Tuesday, tomorrow or next week we will get more information on season 6 ? is it tomorrow ? 😀

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    39. Matthew The Dragon knight,

      They tend to go for the same style female-vocals over morose music for every pre-season trailer! Something more upbeat would be interesting!

      If there’s signs of a Stark comeback this season then I’d go for;

      The North remembers!

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    40. Matthew The Dragon knight:
      Wouldn’t it be amazing if they used the song Everybody wants to rule the world by Lorde for the first trailer ? that would be bloody amazing ^^ any songs you guys want them to use for the trailers ? at last the first one.

      Jon Snowpenhauer:
      Matthew The Dragon knight,

      Prefer the Tears For Fears version, personally. Bring some of that 80’s flair into a story line that is super into viewing the past, sounds good. Song worked for Real Genius.

      Add another one who would think it brilliant to throw in the original “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”…much preferred to the Lorde version (though I do think her version is lovely).
      Keeping with the 80’s them, what about “How Soon Is Now” by The Smiths? Or “It’s A Sin” by The Pet Shop Boys. Some Duran Duran would be solid (“Wild Boys”?).

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    41. Sean C.: I certainly don’t mourn that awful wig.

      I agree, should have done this prior seasons if Isaac wasn’t willing to grow out his hair naturally again.

      More jarring than the haircut itself is just how fast he seems to be growing. I’m almost expecting a full set of facial hair next season. Wolf blood indeed.

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    42. Probably going to be the most interesting storyline next season. I wonder if he’ll get out of that cave this year, the next, or never.

      I’ll miss the wig.

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    43. kells,

      ‘Ordinary World’ if we’re going for Duran Duran…although ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ would probably be more fitting for the Starks! 😛

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    44. Don’t overestimate Bran’s impact on the story next season, I’m sure he will have some juicy scenes but with very limited screentime.

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    45. I know I posted earlier, looks like it disappeared, looks as if Bran may not be stuck forever in that cave( I’ve been in that camp since day one), I still think he :

      be the Stark in WF by the end and not turn into a tree until then, keeping a Stark always in WF

      Anyone think that if he leaves the cave that

      Cold Hand or someone using his storyline be introduced ?

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    46. Great to see hm without that horrible wig. Bran’s storyline should be good one with all sorts of flashbacks and his purpose in grand scheme of things concerning WW. Bloodraven too as Max Von Sydow is a tremendous actor. Just no news about Meera/Ellie Kendrick.

      Matthew The Dragon knight,

      Some new scoop on next season.

      OT: Speaking of EW. Did you see new photos of Doctor Strange. Amazing. If they nail Captain Marvel costume, look along with Spiderman. Infinity Wars should be awesome.

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    47. They have mules in the Vale….if he is in a vision, maybe looking at the Vale army getting ready to go to war or something like that(?) or something else is going on and I really have no clue. Only wild speculation

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    48. For more Thrones scoop, pick up Entertainment Weekly’s First Look issue, on newsstands Tuesday, and check out more reveals this week on EW.com.

      It sure sounds like we’re going to get more potentially fun and interesting stuff this week! “More reveals?” I’m definitely intrigued.

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    49. Geralt of Rivia:
      Great to see hm without that horrible wig. Bran’s storyline should be good one with all sorts of flashbacks and his purpose in grand scheme of things concerning WW. Bloodraven too as Max Von Sydow is a tremendous actor. Just no news about Meera/Ellie Kendrick.

      Matthew The Dragon knight,

      Some new scoop on next season.

      OT: Speaking of EW. Did you see new photos of Doctor Strange. Amazing. If they nail Captain Marvel costume, look along with Spiderman.Infinity Wars should be awesome.

      so if I understand this correctly, we will be getting some more information on the new season tomorrow ? am I correct ? oh and yes, Doctor Strange looks fantastic, can’t wait to see how he does in the role.

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    50. Don’t know why many people (see the comments on the Facebook post) find Bran’s storyline so boring, he’s actually my favourite character considering the perserverance he has despite all he’s gone through.

      This got the HYPE!

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    51. oooh House Duran Duran, Cumsprite that’s our cue! *summons the Spritey one*. Depending on what he’s looking at A View To A Kill might be the best song. I’m looking at YOU Bolton Junior *crosses fingers, eyes, legs and anything else I can manage*.

      The thing that strikes me about the photo is the relatively light snow in the background. As far as I remember the place we last saw Bran and co (outside) was deep snow and very light on vegetation? The plant behind him looks like it still has leaves. If I had to guess I’d say it’s noticeably further south than the cave, but of course it might be some kind of projection/vision and he’s not actually there as speculated above. Not sure on the rules for second sight type events in GoTland? Or perhaps the hairdressers send a horse to collect clients? 😉

      Happy holidays to everyone who celebrates that sort of thing! 😀

      EDIT: Harma hang on in there kid and GET HYPE!!

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    52. I hope HBO keeps up with semi spoilery teaser images. I doubt GRRM cares, but it’s still good to see that someone plans to finish the story.

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    53. Geralt of Rivia:
      Matthew The Dragon knight,

      Yes. That’s my understanding too.

      Cumberbatch is a good actor and finally some magical element in MCU besides Scarlet Witch. Btw Mads Mikkelsen will play a villain in Doctor Strange movie.

      I really hope so, I won’t expect anything on the off chance we don’t get anything. but if we do, move over my fellow brothers, i’ll be at the comment section all day XD lets hope we get more info 🙂

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    54. Lulus Mum:
      As far as I remember the place we last saw Bran and co (outside) was deep snow and very light on vegetation? The plant behind him looks like it still has leaves.

      Exactly for that reason, I’d put my vote on flashback/vision too. Plus, I don’t think he’d be able to ride a horse without his special kit that was designed by Tyrion. Or maybe that cave has an arts and crafts studio as well as a barber shop 🙂

      Oh, and concerning the „the rules for second sight type events in GoTland“,

      as another poster already pointed out, there was a Bran/Bloodraven sighting at the ToJ filmset, so many believe that D&D will have Bran physically present in the flashbacks.

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    55. Sean C.,

      for sure….just throwing it out there since a lot of people are wondering about mules (or donkeys). But now that I think about it, I don’t think they really utilized that particular form of transportation up to the Eyrie on the show, so like I said I have no clue lol

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    56. Wylie,
      Mmm could be, some cave systems stretch for miles. It might be the equivalent of the air conditioning pipes people crawl through in action films. Climb in one place and pop out again somewhere entirely different 😉

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    57. I guess they are setting up the season 6 opening sequence, which will probably be with Bran & three eyed raven.Can’t wait!Sidenote, is it just me, but Bran is looking a bit like young-er Jon Snow in this pic.

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    58. See it this way – “Bear island knows no king but the King in the North, whose name is STARK.” That’s the rightful King in the North whose name is Stark (in the show!verse) in the picture.

      If it is a horse, it’s could be a vision. If it is a donkey, he is definitely leaving that cave, at least for a while – for I think if Bran sees himself travelling in a dream, it would be atop a horse, an elk, or something more impressive than a donkey. (No offense to donkeys – I think they are cute!)
      My bet is that it is a mule.

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    59. Lulus Mum,

      Hey, long time no see, Mum! *waving*
      Very interesting remark! Staring at the new haircut I paid no attention to the scenery (or the horse/ donkey/ mule, as a matter of fact). I like the idea that Bran will be present in his visions in the same manner the narrator-character comments, in theatre, on a scene he may be/ may be not be in.

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    60. Oh thank R’hllor they ditched the long hair Geddy Lee-esque wig. Bran looks great! I’m really excited for his story arc. I want to see those greenseer powers in action! And found a horse did they? Perhaps it was given by a cold handed new friend?? I can only hope. Anywho, it’s little scraps of info like this which make the long wait for the new season bearable. 😀

      No offense meant to Rush. They’re pretty great. lol

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    61. That Lorde song is so old and I almost feel like they used it already? It’s a cool song but very overused at this point.

      It would be apropos, since Of Monsters and Men are appearing this season, to use their new track, conveniently named “Wolves Without Teeth.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAI5GSyXMjA.

      The best/most appropriate song they ever had in a trailer was that Seven Devils song by Florence and the Machine. If they could find something that appropriate in sound and theme, it would be great. Hell, throw the trailer up there with “Ice, Ice Baby” for all I care. 🙂

      As for the pic, Isaac was an adorable little boy so it’s nice to see he’s growing out of his awkward stage and into his looks. I have always liked Bran and I hope his storyline makes the casual viewer fond of him as well. I feel like he’s been unfairly maligned by most show watchers but there is always a way to rehab a character.

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    62. Shy Lady Dragon,
      Hi Shy one *waves back* 😀
      I lurk beneath the surface a lot but just when you least expect it, up I pop. Like Jaws but with considerably fewer* teeth and generally less deadly. Still working my way through your transcript, hope to stick it up soon now Christmas is out of the way. Mmmm Christmas food *eats strawberry creme chocolate*.

      You’re right about the donkey/mule ears – I want some. You’d be able to hear stuff from miles away and swish them around in circles. If you did it fast enough might even get a donkeycopter. I shall add them to my wishlist right now!

      * there are many things I can’t forgive Stannis for, certainly one in particular, but I do admire a man who knows the difference between “less” and “fewer” 😉

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    63. Omg love the pic. Bran looks great. I am sooooooo excited for his story line. Lots of emphasis on bran so far. I’m totally loving it!!!!

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    64. Lulus Mum: * there are many things I can’t forgive Stannis for, certainly one in particular, but I do admire a man who knows the difference between “less” and “fewer” ?

      Agreed. I’m still glad he’s dead, though. 🙂

      I’ll see your strawberry creme chocolate and raise you a dark chocolate caramel, or maybe, just maybe, I’ll try and shove one of my dark chocolate caramels through the screen to you, and you can try and shove one of your strawberry creme chocolates through the screen to me. We’ll probably just end up with chocolate and caramel/strawberry creme all over our monitors, but it’s worth a try.

      Oh, and of course, Hi, Lulu’s Mum. *waving*

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    65. I am wondering what will they do to explain Bran’s growth?he was kid when we last saw him and now (he is kinda hot,must say)he is all grown up.How much time would pass in GoT world for him to look like this?

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    66. After seeing the unoriginal abomination that was Star Wars…. this show can’t come back fast enough. I need something awesome to wash the bad taste out of my mouth.

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    67. Joanna,

      When we last saw Bran, he was in that awkward phase between kid and young man. He now looks like a young man. Maybe some people will have an issue with it, but it seems perfectly realistic to me, and not that much time would have had to have passed. Part of my work is with kids, and I’ve seen some come back after being gone for only a summer, and they look completely different from when they left. That actually just happened with my youngest nephew. He’s 15. At 14, he still looked mostly like a kid. Now, he looks every bit the young man, and where I was still taller than he, he now towers over me at 6’2″ and growing (he cut his hair, too).

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    68. Well… we have a horse, and scruffy worn furs, and a not particularly harsh winter environment. And no wig, which shows the passage of time, huzzah.

      If it’s a flashback – Bran has accepted he will never walk again now, and is projecting himself as he is, wearing his present clothes. Is he on a horse simply to attempt to disguise how tall and grown up the actor is now?

      If it is a flashback… a little surprising from a filming logistical perspective to use an unnecessary horse. I mean – how many times have horses been cut from the T.V. story, if they can manage it? To me the main reason to put him on a horse would be locomotion… is there a flashback anyone can think of that would need him to be mounted, to keep up with the characters? Or… just to get him up off the ground, so that he can observe better. But just let him stand instead like in his dreams, I don’t get that decision…

      Although ditto other people with the Star Wars disappointment… so fanatically derivative, I mean why did they bother? Not a horrid movie, but at least Episode 1 blew my mind (in a bad way).

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    69. Rygritte: That’s definitely a horse.

      Fun comparison; indexed and stored for later reference. I think it would be interesting if Bran was riding an elk (antlers to be applied via CGI in forthcoming edit). 🙂

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    70. Lulus Mum,

      Hehe. Now you made me think of Star Trek TNG. I can virtually see the whole cave taking off like Farpoint Station at the end of S8…

      ladywolfsbane:
      To me the main reason to put him on a horse would be locomotion… is there a flashback anyone can think of that would need him to be mounted

      Before you will fly, you must ride. It is known. 😉

      IF it is a flashback/vision, maybe Bloodraven is trying to seduce Bran into using his powers by showing him all the neat things he was deprived of, but can do now as a weirnetuser… Just grasping at straws really…

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    71. Laura:
      That Lorde song is so old and I almost feel like they used it already? It’s a cool song but very overused at this point.

      It would be apropos, since Of Monsters and Men are appearing this season, to use their new track, conveniently named “Wolves Without Teeth.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAI5GSyXMjA.

      I was thinking along the same lines. That whole album (Beneath the Skin) sounds like it was inspired by GoT. They even have a song called Black Water! IMO, Thousand Eyes suits the type of trailer they’ve done in the past, ie slow start, building to crescendo:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wylkSUS9Ofs

      Also, it fits the S6 emphasis on Bloodraven, who has “A thousand eyes and one.”

      Unfortunately Jessica Jones pipped them to the post with one of their trailers!

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    72. Isaac Hempstead-Wright is the spitting image of a good friend of mine, even down to the new haircut. He’s a junior in high school and a big fan of GOT.

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    73. iridium: I was thinking along the same lines. That whole album (Beneath the Skin) sounds like it was inspired by GoT. They even have a song called Black Water! IMO, Thousand Eyes suits the type of trailer they’ve done in the past, ie slow start, building to crescendo:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wylkSUS9Ofs

      Also, it fits the S6 emphasis on Bloodraven, who has “A thousand eyes and one.”

      Unfortunately Jessica Jones pipped them to the post with one of their trailers!

      OMG I love this – it’s so perfect. Look at the lyrics below:

      Undo this storm
      Undo this storm
      Undo this storm
      And wait
      I can’t control withering wonders
      Flowers that lose their shape
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I’ll be the calm
      I will be quiet
      Stripped to the bone
      I wait
      No, I’ll be a stone
      I’ll be the hunter
      A tower that casts a shade
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes

      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I am the storm
      I am the storm
      I am the storm
      So wait

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    74. Nymeria Warrior Queen:
      For more Thrones scoop, pick up Entertainment Weekly’s First Look issue, on newsstands Tuesday, and check out more reveals this week on EW.com.

      It sure sounds like we’re going to get more potentially fun and interesting stuff this week!“More reveals?”I’m definitely intrigued.

      It seems so, and it’s great. I’d specially like to see a first look at Euron.

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    75. iridium: They even have a song called Black Water!

      Well, to be fair, so do the Doobie Brothers. 😉

      Pounce,

      I didn’t even know that song had been remade, but I do like the original (Ten Years After) version.

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    76. Laura: OMG I love this – it’s so perfect. Look at the lyrics below:

      Undo this storm
      Undo this storm
      Undo this storm
      And wait
      I can’t control withering wonders
      Flowers that lose their shape
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I’ll be the calm
      I will be quiet
      Stripped to the bone
      I wait
      No, I’ll be a stone
      I’ll be the hunter
      A tower that casts a shade
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes

      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I lie awake and watch it all
      It feels like thousand eyes
      I am the storm
      I am the storm
      I am the storm
      So wait

      Nice catch- I’ve been listening to the album on repeat for months and I didn’t even notice that bit about the tower – d’oh!

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    77. Deesensfan,
      Sorry, I spelt your name wrongly in my post and I can’t edit it because the system has decided it’s spam. I think it’s Disney ’cos I repeated bro’s criticism of you-know-what 😉 (I haven’t seen it, was all set to go but I trust his judgement and he said it wasn’t worth the money.)

      EDIT: Oh ok, post has disappeared. Not really worth the effort of retyping so to sum up: NWQ hi honey, happy chocolate 😀 Wylie cool effect can just imagine it 🙂 DF Star Wars loving bro hated the new one as painfully derivative 🙁

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    78. Pounce

      That’s a great song! Yeah, too bad it’s already been used. I’m sure they’ll come up with something more cool and obscure than anything we’ve suggested.

      Nymeria Warrior Queen: Well, to be fair, so do the Doobie Brothers.

      Ha ha ha! I’d forgotten that. Oh god, now I’m going to have Listen to the Music stuck in my head. Thanks a bunch lady! 😉

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    79. very happy to see what kind of music people want in the new game of thrones Trailer, I just found two great songs from of Monsters and Men. I love to guess what kind of music they plan on using next. I really like the one they used for season 3, ms mr bones. that was a good one.

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    80. iridium: Ha ha ha! I’d forgotten that. Oh god, now I’m going to have Listen to the Music stuck in my head. Thanks a bunch lady! ?

      Take heart. You could have some gawd-awful Taylor Swift song stuck in your head like I have the past few days. I was watching Mr. Robot, and whenever an episode would end, it would go back to the On-Demand commercials. Well, one of her songs kept playing over and over. I’d never even heard one of her songs, or at least not that I was aware, and, well, having that abomination stuck in my head was enough to make me want to stab myself with a sfork just to make it stop!

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    81. The Bastard:

      After seeing the unoriginal abomination that was Star Wars…. this show can’t come back fast enough.I need something awesome to wash the bad taste out of my mouth.

      You have my sympathies. Three years to come up with something at least interesting. . .Disney really dropped the ball. But they have $1 billion at least. (Shakes head)

      The really ironic thing is, the Disney marketing/promo department that commissioned the epic trailers knew how to make a Star Wars movie more than the actual filmmakers. Maybe those guys should edit the films from now on. . .

      Let’s hope the GoT crew can keep it together until the end.

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    82. ladywolfsbane:
      Well… we have a horse, and scruffy worn furs, and a not particularly harsh winter environment. And no wig, which shows the passage of time, huzzah.

      If it’s a flashback – Bran has accepted he will never walk again now, and is projecting himself as he is, wearing his present clothes. Is he on a horse simply to attempt to disguise how tall and grown up the actor is now?

      If it is a flashback… a little surprising from a filming logistical perspective to use an unnecessary horse. I mean – how many times have horses been cut from the T.V. story, if they can manage it? To me the main reason to put him on a horse would be locomotion… is there a flashback anyone can think of that would need him to be mounted, to keep up with the characters? Or… just to get him up off the ground, so that he can observe better. But just let him stand instead like in his dreams, I don’t get that decision…

      Although ditto other people with the Star Wars disappointment… so fanatically derivative, I mean why did they bother? Not a horrid movie, but at least Episode 1 blew my mind (in a bad way).

      If they are putting him on a horse to disguise his growth then that means he’ll have to be on a horse all season?

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    83. Matthew The Dragon knight:
      very happy to see what kind of music people want in the new game of thrones Trailer, I just found two great songs from of Monsters and Men. I love to guess what kind of music they plan on using next. I really like the one they used for season 3, ms mr bones. that was a good one.

      Awesome, glad to spread the love! “Human” and “Crystals” are a couple of my other faves from that album. I’m digging this series of lyric videos featuring local Icelandic actors.

      Human:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EnrFe3Zb6k

      Crystals:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUClIslXKZo

      Nymeria Warrior Queen,

      My sincere condolences…

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    84. I don’t know why they would have to disguise his growth, though. Time has passed, and he looks older. His current height may be strange if he was standing next to Hodor, but otherwise, I don’t think it would be a problem, at least not for me. Bran isn’t a little boy anymore, and he started out the show aged up from his book version.

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    85. Jack Bauer 24,
      Nymeria Warrior Queen,

      His height when he’s standing would still be shocking… since we haven’t seen Isaac upright at full height… since, what season 3? Gilly’s baby was born in season 3, and it’s still a baby. So Bran either lying down all the time or on a horse with furs might actually be a good idea now that I’ve convinced myself…

      Shoot. Now I’ve ruined any need for necessary-to-the-plot reasons for him being on a horse. There goes all my fun speculating for today…

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    86. Maybe Meera cuts his hair using the same blade she killed Jojen with ala Yoren/Arya S1 haircut.

      I would love to hear some Of Monsters and Men in the soundtrack, especially since they are guest starring this season.

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    87. Flora Linden: You have my sympathies. Three years to come up with something at least interesting. . .Disney really dropped the ball. But they have $1 billion at least. (Shakes head)

      The really ironic thing is, the Disney marketing/promo department that commissioned the epic trailers knew how to make a Star Wars movie more than the actual filmmakers. Maybe those guys should edit the films from now on. . .

      Let’s hope the GoT crew can keep it together until the end.

      Exactly. They had everything at their disposal and they took they worst road possible.

      Personally, I love the prequels. I know others hated them. But at least they are not a rehash of Episodes 4-6.

      Game of Thrones has been a true breath of fresh air these last 5 years. As cinema gets more and more cookie cutter, it is wonderful to see a story taking risks be so popular.

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    88. Don’t know if anyone else is availing themselves of the GoT marathon on HBO. It’s been running for 3 days, one season a day. Season 3 is just about over where I live. Can’t decide if I will watch Episode 9, the Red Wedding episode, or not. I’ve managed to catch a lot of the episodes, and now I’m paying very close attention to all Bran’s segments. Bran was either walking upright or riding in all his dreams, before and after he met Jojen. So the picture at the top of this article might be a part of one of Bran’s dreams or visions, as other posters have said.

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    89. Kelsey,

      No you are not. Also wondering why he even needed one in a cave. Unless he’s planning to be in public somewhere. Still….odd. But I am super excited, April cannot come fast enough

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    90. Nymeria Warrior Queen,

      Not gonna lie, this was gettin kinda hot 😉

      Interesting with the Of Monsters and Men thing. Between the Icelandic connection and lyrical content of “Dirty Paws” I always tripped out hearing that song (everywhere) thinking it was directly inspired by GoT. Cool song. I would like to hear them put something darker together, as the trailer GoT selections are usually a bit more… foreboding, ominous, sinister, in their sound. Not sure that Of Monsters and Men has it in ’em (though I do expect a good cameo/performance)

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    91. maybe Of Monsters and men will sing the ending song for one of the episodes, could be a new song or the rains of Castamere again XD game of thrones has plenty of songs to use for end credits, bear and the maiden fair, song of the seven, last of the giants, and Dornishman and his wife. I would really love to hear these songs in future seasons play at the ending credits.

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    92. The Bastard: Exactly.They had everything at their disposal and they took they worst road possible.

      Personally, I love the prequels.I know others hated them.But at least they are not a rehash of Episodes 4-6.

      Game of Thrones has been a true breath of fresh air these last 5 years.As cinema gets more and more cookie cutter, it is wonderful to see a story taking risks be so popular.

      Really? Episode 1 was not a rehash of episode 4? Inexperienced Force-sensitive kid comes from Tatooine, rescued by a kindly old Jedi who introduces him to the Force before being slaughtered in a lightsaber duel by an evil Sith Lord. Force-sensitive kid goes on to blow up the enemy’s super weapon in space, in the knick of time, above a planet that would be doomed without him. If anything 1 is more like 4 than 7 is; but I digress… YAY BRAN!!!

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    93. All hail Lemmy.

      Must say that the best suggestion so far is the Doobie Bros, especially as they have already covered the ‘Blackwater’ aspect.

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    94. Yeah, I definately love all of the wolf themed songs especially ‘hungry like the wolf’ for ayra.
      Monsters & Men & all Icelandic material is a great idea.
      Would love to see some cameos of mod Spanish, African or Native American bands to represent dany’s story. I know I’ve heard many, but can’t recall their names. They need more exposure & GoT is perfect for that.
      I just know tyrion’s gonna wanna party & he’ll get the local best band to jam with.
      One ending credit episode played the greatest, creepiest, darkest mood music I ever heard. I think I cracked up at it cause it was so weird & great. Can’t remember which one? Season 3 or 4 maybe? Guess I’ll have to do a rewatch ?

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    95. glad to know that some one else liked the Star Wars Prequels, and yes this is off topic but seriously why not? Long form storytelling on film is so much easier on television than on theatrical films. By easier I mean that you can tell the story as written or as you (the production team) are imagining things as opposed to planning for the theatrical release and all that that entails. GOT has gone very, very forward in bringing a totally cinema attitude to the smaller screen. Long may it reign, ok maybe not too long, I think we can get it all in about 3 seasons. (lol)

      The Bastard,

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    96. Thronetender:
      Don’t know if anyone else is availing themselves of the GoT marathon on HBO. It’s been running for 3 days, one season a day.Season 3 is just about over where I live. Can’t decide if I will watch Episode 9, the Red Wedding episode, or not. I’ve managed to catch a lot of the episodes, and now I’m paying very close attention to all Bran’s segments. Bran was either walking upright or riding in all his dreams, before and after he met Jojen. So the picture at the top of this article might be a part of one of Bran’s dreams or visions, as other posters have said.

      I thought it was a promotional pic? Or is it straight from an episode of Season 6?

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    97. 4 Holyland bands bring peace to the world:
      http://forward.com/culture/music/306396/4-bands-from-the-holy-land-building-peace-through-music/
      most of these bands included Israeli & Palestinian band members & they’ve all got an awesome sound. I kinda liked Ali System. I could see tyrion getting down with that.
      I also found:
      5 Native American Bands on the OCweekly (url won’t copy) – 1st band was Blackfire, 2nd was A Tribe called Red. If they weren’t meant to make a cameo on GoT, I don’t know who is.
      Can I get paid for this?
      Prob not, so I guess I’m done. Oh well, I got some new music ?

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    98. Jack Bauer 24,

      I thought that promotional pics were basically from the upcoming season. The article asked “What do you think of the first look at Bran?” So I figured it is from the season. This is the first year I’ve followed any site for the whole off-season, so somebody tell me how these pics go — do the promotional pics end up being from season or not? Or was a pic of Isaac seeming to be riding a donkey/horse released for the heck of it?

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    99. Sou,

      A mule! Like they use in the Vale!? hmmmmm… the mind goes crazy trying to figure this one out. Vision? Really out and about? This photo intrigues me way more than the Jon Snow poster.

      I can’t wait for Season 6!!!

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    100. Luka Nieto,

      Well, Bran probably will be in the cave: but he will see himself elsewhere. Even if the book just has Bran seeing things, the show has to show Bran “present” in what he is seeing. It is a very old visual narrative device that seems to work well.

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    101. Wimsey:
      Luka Nieto,

      Well, Bran probably will be in the cave: but he will see himself elsewhere.Even if the book just has Bran seeing things, the show has to show Bran “present” in what he is seeing.It is a very old visual narrative device that seems to work well.

      I doubt he will be imagining a horse. This really cannot be a vision.

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    102. Luka Nieto,

      “Visions” have been done where the seer sees him/herself through the eyes of a person present at the scene. The cameras then alternate between showing the “possessed” (or original) person and the point of view “possessor” (or seer).

      Besides, haven’t we been told that

      Bran is going to be staying in the tree? I seem to recall people getting upset that this was a big spoiler that should not have slipped, although I do not know why anyone thinks that he would be leaving!

      Suzanna: A mule! Like they use in the Vale!? hmmmmm…

      Or like anywhere in most of Westeros and possibly north of the Wall and who knows where else! I don’t think that we can have a “If mule, then location X” premise that will be at all sound.

      ladywolfsbane: Gilly’s baby was born in season 3, and it’s still a baby.

      True: but everyone else has grown. That’s just an issue with small kids: they never can do toddlers, so either babies stay babies, or they instantly turn into kids (a la Downton Abbey).

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    103. I disagree with all the SW – TFA criticism here.
      I thought it was really good, and I cannot wait to watch it again. I know so many people SW fanatics and people who have seen it and here is the first I hear criticism. Of course. Doesn’t surprise me.
      Some people need to chill out and just ENJOY the show
      Too many nit pickers
      Anyway, to each their own. I guess if you nit pick everything, you are never going to enjoy anything.

      As for Bran, I don’t think he is having a vision in the photo above. I think he is riding a horse because he is too big for that wheeling thing or for hodor’s back!
      Cant wait

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    104. Deesensfan: As for Bran, I don’t think he is having a vision in the photo above. I think he is riding a horse because he is too big for that wheeling thing or for hodor’s back!

      Exactly.

      I guess some people cannot let go of their preconceptions —that Bran would spend the rest of his life, with no exception, inside that cave. Regardless of how it happens in the books, I cannot see that being the case in the show. It’d be very boring filmically, or at least it would be very difficult to make it visually interesting, if he was just seated on roots in a dark cave in all his scenes.

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    105. Kelsey:
      Am I the only one just wondering how he got that haircut?

      Meera was actually pretty handy with knifes, if memory serves right. Or perhaps he just warged into Hodor and cut it himself.

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    106. Bran looking good! That haircut suits him.
      I don’t think this is a vision either, in the pic. If it was a vision, why would he need to arrive there on horseback. That doesn’t really make sense. Wouldn’t he just be there in the vision?

      It’s been lean times recently in terms of S6 related news. So glad we got this. Can’t wait to see what other news we get this week.

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    107. Hurray! The bad wig is gone!

      So he’s on a horse and looking up from that vantage point at something in a snowy landscape. Winterfell? The Wall? Land of Always Winter? I can’t wait for a trailer!

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    108. Luka Nieto: Exactly.

      It’d be very boring filmically, or at least it would be very difficult to make it visually interesting, if he was just seated on roots in a dark cave in all his scenes.

      His being physically being present in the visions would avoid that problem.

      I’m not one of those peolple who think he will spend the rest of his life in the cave. He might leave eventually. I just have a hard time seeing him leave the cave in the latter half of season 6 while the Walkers are still north of the wall.

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    109. Jaime’s girl,

      Same here. That wig was a bad choice.

      As far as the photo of Bran…one photo is not enough for me to determine whether this is a vision or an actual trip outside of the cave. I hope its the latter because – as others have said – it would be much more interesting, visually and narratively.

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    110. Sooo… has someone picked up Entertainment Weekly by any chance? They said, there’d be more GoT scoops in today’s issue.

      I’m so darn curious (and not living in the US) 🙂

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    111. BigToe,

      THANK YOU!

      Whoa! So many possibilities.

      “Now we’re given looks into very important events in the past, present and future
      I don’t know why, but for some reason I was hung up on flashbacks and didn’t think Bran would have visions of the future or be observing present events. So maybe at the end of the season, he’ll know what he’s got to do. Well let’s hope, he gets the puzzle right. Very intriguing!

      Also, are there any castings left that could possibly feature as future people?

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    112. That interview is great. We knew Bran would get a glimpse of the past (the previous Stark generation as kids in Winterfell, and the Tower of Joy), but the fact that he will also have visions of the future and of what’s currently happening in other places is pretty amazing! Not something I expected; though I did hope.

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    113. Cool interview, I’m pretty excited for the new season. I really want to know how they will place the flashbacks in season 6. Will they flashbacks be at the end of the episode ? Maybe the beginning ? Or will they be spread around, showing key moments throughout the episode. Also excited to hear we will be going to see the future.

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    114. Matthew The Dragon Knight:
      Cool interview, I’m pretty excited for the new season. I really want to know how they will place the flashbacks in season 6. Will they flashbacks be at the end of the episode ? Maybe the beginning ? Or will they be spread around, showing key moments throughout the episode. Also excited to hear we will be going to see the future.

      Huh… As the interview explains, the flashbacks will be Bran’s visions. So the flashbacks won’t take place at the beginning or end of episodes, disconnected from the rest of the narrative (as was the case with Cersei’s flashback); they will be framed by Bran’s scenes, and he will be looking on these past (and present and future) events.

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    115. jentario,

      I think it almost has to be more than just knowing about Jon’s parentage, because without a context what would one do with this info? It needs to relate to the bigger problem, so yes, I really do hope that we’ll get more than just the mommy info. Fingers crossed 🙂

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    116. Luka Nieto:
      That interview is great. We knew Bran would get a glimpse of the past (the previous Stark generation as kids in Winterfell, and the Tower of Joy), but the fact that he will also have visions of the future and of what’s currently happening in other places is pretty amazing! Not something I expected; though I did hope.

      I expected the present but not the future. I believe that we’ve already seen the present when Theon hears his own name and Bran’s name from the Winterfell Weirwood and then sees Bran’s face in the tree.

      How far in the future will we get? I’m thinking that we’ll only go a year or two or even less, enough to be relevant in the wars to come. And will Bran be able to change the future he sees or just to bring it to pass?

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    117. Equally, he’s now discovering how crucial he could be in the Great War.

      This point interests me, because thus far all we’ve really seen of the greenseer powers are the ability to see through trees. Which, useful, don’t get me wrong, but it’s hardly the stuff of an active central role in war against the Others.

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    118. In the teaser Bran said “They have no idea what’s going to happen” which I assume is something he says after he has a vision of some end-of-the-world type stuff.

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    119. Sean C.: This point interests me, because thus far all we’ve really seen of the greenseer powers are the ability to see through trees.Which, useful, don’t get me wrong, but it’s hardly the stuff of an active central role in war against the Others.

      I smell a dragon-warging!

      Also, re: some of the future events we’re to see, we already have a glimpse of a dragon over KL from S4, and Dany’s HOTU vision in S2. Hopefully the “future” isn’t just more of that….

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    120. FreeParking:
      In the teaser Bran said “They have no idea what’s going to happen” which I assume is something he says after he has a vision of some end-of-the-world type stuff.

      Agreed. I wouldn’t be surprised if Bran (and the audience along with him) gets to see the White Walkers destroy or pass through the Wall this season. In a vision, that is.

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    121. Sean C.,

      I’ve always thought that he’d gain some crucial information on how to deal with the Walkers etc. and then is charged to pass this knowledge on to the people who need it (Jon?). So he would be the one that would bring some kind of understanding of what is actually happening in universe and for the reader.

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    122. Sean C.: This point interests me, because thus far all we’ve really seen of the greenseer powers are the ability to see through trees.Which, useful, don’t get me wrong, but it’s hardly the stuff of an active central role in war against the Others.

      I’m not brilliant at military strategy, for sure, but reading The Fall of Giants and watching The Imitation Game, it seems like intelligence is among the most important keys to winning wars. And certainly, even without future knowledge, the weirnet could provide invaluable intelligence.

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    123. Ginevra,

      Agreed. To have knowledge about the territory and troupe movement is definitely a big advantage. In a land without any surveillance technology, the bird-warg must be a huge asset. We’ve seen Orell scouting for the wildlings. Now if Bran can even see future movements, that would be indeed invaluable information for those people south of the wall.

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    124. It will be curious if Bran is the one to reveal it to Jon by leading him to crypts or sending him visions. They can avoid Howland Reed by this and there is no other or better option than him.

      I still wonder how Jon’s parentage is gonna affect the War of Dawn or general things if ever. Jon is going to be conflicted, so we have this personal element and struggle for Jon, but what is good for in term of bigger picture of things.

      Sean C.,

      I love this too. I always thought about Bran’s role and that it could be as important as Jon or Daeny or perhaps even more crucial. He will also see things in the future and events that are happening elsewhere.

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    125. Ginevra,

      I said it would be useful, but if all he’s doing is basically acting as an information machine for other characters who are actually doing stuff, it’s going to be kind of a limited role.

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    126. Geralt of Rivia,

      Sean C.,
      I love this too. I always thought about Bran’s role and that it could be as important as Jon or Daeny or perhaps even more crucial. He will also see things in the future and events that are happening elsewhere.

      I think it is very possible that will be Bran’s main purpose – to see various possible futures and decide which is the best possible outcome and works towards that future (ie making sure Daeny, Jon, Arya, Jamie, etc are where they need to be and/or know what they need to know)

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    127. There was a new about young Ned and then there will be young Robert too. And also was a new about Hodor’s origin.

      Talkin about these roles:

      -A large boy, with an actor who is 10-12 but playing 7 or 8. He’s described as “a clever boy” who seems too large for his age. He’s big and tall but not fat. “Characterful squat features” are a plus for this part. it’s specified that this is a one-time appearance. (Hodor)

      -12 year old boy, with brown hair and blue eyes. He needs to use a Northern accent. He has scenes where he has to spar with a wooden sword.
      The length of the role isn’t specified. (young Robert, because he is bigger than Ned)

      -7 year old boy with dark brown hair, a narrow face and green eyes. He also has a Northern accent. He also spars with the wooden sword, so it’s safe to assume it’s the same scene. This role is similarly open-ended, the description only stating that the character is being ‘introduced.’ (young Ned) Sebastian Croft plays young Ned who has green eyes

      I think this scene is a vision and Bran sees both of them young at Winterfell. (on the picture he maybe lookin at Winterfell’s wall)

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    128. The S4 wig was horrible but Isaac looked good with his natural long hair and wish they kept that look for Bran. Jaime looked better with long hair too. They need to stop with the hair cuts.

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    129. Deesensfan,

      Agree about SW. I saw it today and as someone who started at the beginning with them, I enjoyed it. A college student with us didn’t think it was all that great, but it is SW, an entity unto itself. You can’t compare it to the blockbusters of today. It should be corny and a little silly with a heavy dose of nostalgia. The only comment I had was that Kylo Ren, to me, looked more like a product of Snape and Marilyn Manson than his stated lineage. 🙂

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    130. Deesensfan,

      Just saw SW/TFA tonight. Count me among those who thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought it was super entertaining and uptempo, and still managed to rally a number of nostalgic moments (which the prequels failed on IMO). There are always gonna be elements which require suspension of disbelief- not a ton to sacrifice for the sake of enjoyment. Can’t wait to see it again.

      Jon Snowpenhauer,

      All of that said above, this guy’s review did elicit some laughs just now.

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    131. Sullied by Knight,

      LOL @ the Kylo Ren comment. So true. Hahahaha. Maybe they could have picked a better actor for Kylo Ren.

      Sister Kisser,

      I am glad to hear !!!
      Most of the complaints are that its always a similar story. But I mean like
      Sullied by Knight, said. Star Wars is Star Wars.. it is what it is… and that includes the story. What else is it going to be about? lol.

      I loved it and cant wait to watch again!

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    132. JamesL,

      That’s your opinion,doesn’t make it true and to be honest i think the opposite,i think Jaime looks better with shorter hair especially now that he’s a changed man and i was getting really tired of the Prince Charming comparison,this fandom can get really tiring when they don’t understand that a joke has been beaten to death,the same thing with the Hodor one,Ramsay’s 20 good men and countless of other crap that got old the 100th it’s been told .

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    133. Sister Kisser,

      But that’s the problem,when you have to rely on nostalgia to sell your movie you know it’s another overhyped,overproduced,souless Hollywood trash movie that will be forgotten in a few months until the next overhyped,overproduced crap will come on the screens. Hollywood really need to stop this or they are going to crash and burn sooner or later and i’m going to enjoy it because they deserve it so much . I knew it was going to suck because Jar Jar Abrams is a hack director who really,really wants to be another Spielberg but fails in almost every way,he did the same thing with Star Trek that he is doing with Star Wars .

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    134. Sullied by Knight,

      Deesensfan,

      Lol Snape and MM. The funny thing is, my first impression when he took his helmet off was- this is the son of … and ….??? But the scene on the bridge- I could almost see the resemblance. Maybe the nose. The Jon Snow hair was a nice touch- all he needed was a man bun.

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    135. Sullied by Knight: Kylo Ren, to me, looked more like a product of Snape and Marilyn Manson than his stated lineage.

      I’m convinced that the Snape look was very intentional, meant to reinforce the impression that Ren is a conflicted, morally ambiguous character with the potential for a redemption arc – not a cardboard villain. The scene where he takes off his helmet for a Force-fueled battle of wills with Rey reminded me strongly of Harry’s Occlumency lessons.

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    136. I don’t like the use of contemporary-sounding music in the trailers; I find it distracting from the medieval mood. It would be much less anachronistic if they used one of the great British folk/rock bands who perform electrified versions of ancient ballads, like Fairport Convention or Steeleye Span. Steeleye just put out a terrific album of songs inspired by a Terry Pratchett Discworld novel, Wintersmith, with a great medieval-fantasy feel. I’m sure they could do likewise for Planetos!

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