Monthly Archives June 2009

Possible Joffrey

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According to a poster over at the Westeros forums, actor Eugene Simon is up for the role of Joffrey. Simon is best known for his role in the Heath Ledger film Casanova, where he played a younger version of the … Continue reading

A couple more fan audition videos

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Here are two more Youtube audition videos. In the first one, actor Steven Cabral just does Jaime. The second one, from actor James Ryan, also gives an audition for Theon, Viserys and Jon, in addition to Jaime. Both of these … Continue reading

More casting tidbits

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An actor from New York City, Dante Nero, has recently posted an update on his Twitter page about auditioning for Khal Drogo. This provides further confirmation to the previous info we had received about them holding auditions in NYC and … Continue reading

Winter is Twittering

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Yes, I have succumbed to the Twitter madness. To be honest, I had thought about making a Twitter account back when I updated the site. But someone already has the user name “WinterIsComing” so I held off. I’ve recently gotten … Continue reading

‘True Blood’ gets record ratings

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Last Sunday’s season 2 premiere of True Blood recorded huge ratings for HBO. It was the most watched program on the network since The Sopranos series finale. If you factor in the 11 PM encore airing the show recorded 5.1 … Continue reading

Want to be an extra?

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About a month ago a commenter from the Belfast area, Rimshot, scooped that he worked for one of the largest extra agencies in Northern Ireland, Extras NI. He speculated that they would be providing the extras for the Game of … Continue reading

Casting director info and more

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Well it’s been a crazy few days, with casting info flying around left and right. My previous post linked to a thread in which a poster indicated that Nina Gold was the casting director for Thrones. Nina Gold is a … Continue reading

Info from casting breakdowns

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Casting breakdowns are what casting directors use to advertise what roles are available for auditions. Generally these are given to talent agents who then set up auditions for any of their clients that fit the criteria laid out. They contain … Continue reading

Tom Payne a-twitter over Thrones audition

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After initially hearing via an anonymous commenter that British actor Tom Payne was auditioning for the role of Viserys, it looks as that has been confirmed through Payne’s Twitter page. He has posted two separate tweets in the past week … Continue reading

GRRM mentions auditions

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George R. R. Martin confirms in his recent Not A Blog post that auditioning is currently underway. Interestingly he mentions LA as a location that they are holding auditions, as well as Ireland and London. Could this mean we may … Continue reading

Cast lists from around the internet

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It’s been quiet on Thrones news the past few weeks. I like to think of it as the calm before the casting storm. We know they are auditioning a lot of roles now, with decisions to be made at the … Continue reading


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