Hundreds audition for Game of Thrones Season 5 in Šibenik

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On Monday, over 500 Šibenik locals lined up to audition to be an extra in Game of Thrones Season 5. According to the latest report from Šibenik.In, the steps of City Hall were filled for over 21 hours with locals both young and old, hoping to get a chance to appear in the popular series.

The application forms were filled with the standard information (contact, height, weight, etc), but also included some questions more suited to Game of Thrones, including if the applicants would be willing to appear naked, and would agree to a haircut and a shave.

Among the locals were a few familiar faces to Šibenik, including Mayor Željko Burić. When asked by Šibenik.In which role he thought would be perfect for him, he joked, “What do you think I signed up for? The role of the King!” He also commented that the filming of Game of Thrones in Šibenik is extremely important, and he hopes that the city will take advantage of the situation.

All signs point to Game of Thrones Season 5 filming being underway

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“The end of July” has been the only answer given as to when Game of Thrones Season 5 would begin filming this year. The end of July has arrived, and as of this week, all signs are pointing to filming already being underway in Northern Ireland.

Downtown Radio shared a picture of a familiar pink ‘GOT’ sign spotted at Scrabo Tower near Newtownards in County Down, which garnered a few comments claiming that signs were also up in Toome and Carryduff. A Twitter user also reported spotting signs in the shadow of the tower as early as the 19th.

Scrabo Tower stands 125 feet (38 meters) high and is topped by a number of turrets. In April of this year the tower was deemed unsafe for visitors due to heavy water damage to its electrical supply and lighting, and has remained closed to the public since. This could mean that the tower was or will be used for exterior shots only.

Game of Owns: Peek and Seek

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Episode 231 – Peek and Seek

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Continuing travels through A Storm of Swords, GOO returns to greet, for the first time ever, point of view character Jaime Lannister and his merry friends.

A beautiful medley of the Game of Thrones theme and The Children

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It may be the off season, but that isn’t stopping the Game of Thrones theme covers from flowing. This latest one comes from YouTuber Malukah, who has created a medley of the title theme, and the song that closed out season four, The Children.

Malukah uses her own voice as a one woman choir, accompanied by performances on the guitar, piano, and drums to create a truly beautiful tribute.

George R.R. Martin visits Le Grand Journal

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George R.R. Martin was a guest on Le Grand Journal during his trip to France earlier this month, and the full interview is now available to watch online. Martin appeared in his familiar cap and suspenders to talk about his work on A Song of Ice and Fire and the success of Game of Thrones.

He discusses some of the inspirations for his story, and justifies the amount of violence by looking back at our own bloody history. He also shares his reaction to the Queen’s visit to the set in Belfast, and reveals that his favorite parodies are actually of himself.

Martin’s answers have been dubbed over in French, and while you can still hear his voice, to make things a little easier, a transcript can be found below.

The North Remembers: July 2011

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WiCnet Alternate LogoTime for another trip down the memory lane, looking at July three years ago …

Dame of Thrones: Melisandre

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Dame of Thrones is back from its hiatus! Put on your best red outfit, burn a heretic or two, and let’s talk Melisandre.

Warning: A Dance with Dragons spoilers beyond this point.

Interviews with the Game of Thrones cast from London Film and Comic Con

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Flicks And The City has released their interviews with Kristian Nairn and Daniel Portman from last week’s London Film and Comic Con.

Kristian Nairn talks about the fun he had portraying ‘Warg-dor’ in Season 4, and the new mysteries presented in the final episode. He also reveals his hopes for Hodor’s future, and shares his reactions to some of Season 4’s big moments.

Reddit Review: News in Spain, GRRM Procrastinates, and more

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Welcome to our latest feature, the Reddit Review. Reddit is host to legions of devoted and talented fans, sharing and creating some very cool stuff. In this series, we will gather the best from Reddit’s passionate A Song of Ice and Fire community conveniently into one post.

Cast Roundup: Game of Thrones chats, and movie trailers

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It’s Sunday, and time for a roundup. Here are a few small Game of Thrones related pieces from this past week.

Red Carpet News TV caught up with David Bradley this week at the opening night of Brasil Brasileiro in London, and took the opportunity to ask quite a few Game of Thrones related questions. David reacts to the recent batch of Emmy Nominations, recalls his favorite Walder Frey moment, and jokes that if he does come back to the show he’s looking forward to inflicting some more damage.

The Queen’s Guard perform the Game of Thrones theme at Buckingham Palace

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It’s a two Game of Thrones theme renditions kind of Saturday.

This one comes courtesy of the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace. During the changing of the guard ceremony on Tuesday, June 24, tourists were treated to a familiar song by the band. HBO has confirmed that the performance was timed to coincide with the Queen’s visit to the Thrones set.

A Game of Thrones remix by MetroGnome

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Music Producer MetroGnome has gathered quite a following for his remixes on YouTube, and after tackling Breaking Bad last year, his fans have been asking for a remix of the Game of Thrones theme. He has finally obliged, and with the help of some dialogue inserts, a quick costume change, and a perfectly timed glass of wine, he does a pretty damn good job.



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