Director Miguel Sapochnik discusses his Emmy nominated episode; George R.R. Martin on the unexpected success of Game of Thrones

The Emmys will be awarded next month, and Game of Thrones is well positioned to take home a considerable number of trophies with its historic 32 nominations. Miguel Sapochnik has an excellent chance at winning in the Outstanding Directing category for “The Long Night,” having previously won in 2016 for “Battle of the Bastards.” In a new interview […]

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Benioff, Weiss and others no longer attending Game of Thrones panel at Comic Con!

The lineup for this Friday’s Game of Thrones panel at San Diego Comic Con just got a little less full, according to an official announcement from HBO. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, celebrated director Miguel Sapochnik, and actors Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) will no longer appear on the Hall H […]

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“Intense”, “survival horror”, “character-focused” Battle of Winterfell teased by Game of Thrones cast, writer, and director

Our hearts are sure to be broken this coming Sunday when the Battle of Winterfell between the living and the dead finally hits our screens, after so much dread and anticipation. A few days before, here are the cast and crew, including episode director Miguel Sapochnik, to tell us what we should expect from the […]

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on Jaime’s “act of love” to Brienne; “silence before the storm” episode; “breathtaking” Season 8 battle

As the most character-focused Game of Thrones episode in quite some time, this past Sunday’s “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” gave the actors much to work with, and us much to chew on. In a new interview, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau discusses Jaime’s scene with Tyrion, which expands into a much more croweded and beautiful sequence, […]

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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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Lena Headey says ‘everybody cried’ during final read-through; art director teases March production schedule

We suspected as much, but according to Lena Headey, we’ll have to get the tissues ready for Season 8 of Game of Thrones. “We did a massive read-through in October, and I think pretty much everybody cried at one point,” Headey, who plays the smirking, wine-swilling, half-mad Cersei Lannister, said in a recent interview with Mashable. […]

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Miguel Sapochnik directing two Season 8 episodes, DP Fabian Wagner confirms

Months ago, we learned the eighth season would see the return of veteran directors Miguel Sapochnik (“Hardhome,” “Battle of the Bastards,” “The Winds of Winter”) and David Nutter (“The Rains of Castamere,” “The Dance of Dragons,” “Mother’s Mercy”), as well as the showrunners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who are directing the finale. What we […]

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