Game of Thrones ending “not going to be that different” from books, Martin says; cast and crew tease Season 8 ending

Ahead of tomorrow’s 60 Minutes Game of Thrones special, CBS has released a part of the program in which Anderson Cooper interviews George R.R. Martin, and the A Song of Ice and Fire author is more open than ever about his feelings on the show coming to an end, especially before his books do, and […]

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Game of Thrones showrunners Benioff & Weiss on pressure to get Season 8 right

In an extended EW interview which took place during filming for the last season, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss their way of making sure George R.R. Martin’s future books remain relatively unspoiled by season eight while adhering to Martin’s vision for the ending, the cast’s reaction to their characters’ fates, […]

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David Benioff suggests not even the cast may know how Game of Thrones ends, Emilia Clarke on Dany’s Stark welcome

As we enter the last week before the Game of Thrones premiere, the cast and crew are pulling out all the stops to hype the final season. Showrunner David Benioff makes some cryptic comments about the ending, Emilia Clarke teases a frosty Winterfell reception for Daenerys, costume designer Michelle Clapton talks style evolution, and several […]

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Benioff and Weiss discuss the Night King origin and raison d’être going into Season 8

The Night King (not to be confused with A Song of Ice and Fire‘s Night‘s King) has been the subject of much fan discussion and theorizing. Though it remains a possibility that we’ll learn more in season 8, showrunners David Benioff and D.B Weiss sat down to provide some concrete insight into the Night King’s origin, nature and […]

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Director Alan Taylor Breaks Down Ned Stark Execution Scene, David Benioff and Dan Weiss to Receive International Emmys

What do we do to stave off those remaining few days before Game of Thrones returns for its final season? Anything we can, of course! Today, that includes a video in which veteran director Alan Taylor does a play-by-play of season 1’s episode 9, Baelor, or, more specifically, the (spoilers) death of Ned Stark (Sean Bean). In other news, […]

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Interview Roundup: Who’s taking home which storyboards, D&D on extras, and the cast makes their choice for the Iron Throne

Directors and showrunners will agree that extras don’t often get a lot of money, attention or even thanks for what they do — but they’ll also be the first to admit that without the multitudes of never-credited background actors, a show like Game of Thrones that requires armies, battle scenes and city streets alike would never be […]

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Showrunners reveal Game of Thrones’ greatest VFX challenges and what to expect from the biggest battle ever in Season 8

Game of Thrones executive producers and writers David Benioff and Dan Weiss aren’t exactly known for their penchant for interviews, so our ears always perk up whenever they subject themselves to one. This time, on the occasion of being honored with the Visual Effects Society Award for Creative Excellence, the showrunners delved into the challenges […]

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Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington & producers open up about Season 8’s scope and the time bomb of Jon’s secret parentage

As promotion for the end of Game of Thrones ramps up, we’ll get more interviews in which the ultra-secretive season eight is finally discussed, and that’s just what cast members Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington, along with showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss, did for TV Guide’s Game of Thrones cover story. They open up […]

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