Monthly Archives January 2009

Tower of the Hand reviews the script

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Another script review has popped up on the internet, this time over at Tower of the Hand. Johnny was also able to get a copy of the pilot script and has some new and interesting takes on it. It sounds … Continue reading

Is something really better than nothing?

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So I think we all know that there is a strong likelihood that even if Thrones gets a series order, the chances of it going a full 7 (or more) seasons is slim. Seven seasons is a lot, especially for … Continue reading

The Hound

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With David Benioff addressing the casting of Sandor, I figured it is time to do a casting post on The Hound. Sandor, despite not (as of yet) having his own POV chapters, is still a very complex and well-developed character. … Continue reading

Benioff’s thoughts on adapting book to screen

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In my search for any sort of tidbit of news related to Game of Thrones, I came across this old interview with David Benioff by the BBC. In it he talks mostly about his novel, 25th Hour and Troy, but … Continue reading

Production status report

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It has been just over two months since the pilot was officially greenlit by HBO and almost two years since the rights to A Song of Ice and Fire were first purchased. I figure this would be a good time … Continue reading

Benioff: “I can’t act”

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There have been a few folks over at the Westeros forums that were suggesting show producer and writer, David Benioff, as pulling triple duty and also starring in the series as Sandor Clegane. Well, Benioff responded to those suggestions today, … Continue reading

Dinklage guest stars in ’30 Rock’

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Peter Dinklage was a guest star on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock last night. In it he plays a member of the UN that meets Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) and ends up going out on a date with her. Here … Continue reading

Westeros forum chooses a cast

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As Martin has already mentioned, Benioff and Weiss have stated that all casting suggestions should be posted over at the Westeros forums. The producers have an account there and have promised to check the suggestions. With almost two months worth … Continue reading

Becoming Bran Stark

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Another casting post and another tough decision for the producers. Bran, as listed in the script, is 8 years old. They will most likely cast someone a bit older that looks younger. They can’t be too old though as you … Continue reading

More script thoughts

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So far, everything we have heard about the script has been from people who are big fans of the books. It is good to know that Benioff and Weiss are committed to making a series that will please the fans. … Continue reading


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