Tamzin Merchant talks about getting recast as Daenerys; “It wasn’t in my heart to tell [her story]”

Sometimes it’s difficult to believe that there was ever a time that Daenerys Targaryen didn’t look like Emilia Clarke but, as those familiar with the infamous un-aired pilot are aware, Clarke wasn’t even the first actress cast to play her. In the original (and forever mysterious)  pilot filmed back in 2009, the not-yet-iconic Mother of Dragons was portrayed by Tamzin […]

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George R.R. Martin discusses his least favorite scene from Game of Thrones; it’s probably not what you think

George R.R. Martin has been quite open with his opinions regarding Game of Thrones, both positive and critical. Recently, James Hibberd released a snippet from his upcoming book, Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, in which Martin expresses disappointment at Lady Stoneheart’s omission, for example. Now Hibberd has published another interview excerpt for Entertainment Weekly, in which […]

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Excerpt from James Hibberd’s book delves into the infamous unaired Game of Thrones pilot

Much like a car accident off the side of the highway, I am morbidly fascinated by the disastrous original pilot of Game of Thrones. Fortunately for people like me, James Hibberd’s upcoming book, Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Untold Story of the Epic Series, will offer a behind-the-scenes look into (among other things) the […]

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