Monthly Archives July 2009

Kit Harington talks Game of Thrones

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In a new interview over at the website WhatsOnInTheatre.com, Kit Harington talks about his role in War Horse and his career in general. He touches briefly on Game of Thrones, here is what he had to say: My next project … Continue reading

First set pic?

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Maybe. WiC reader Keith took the below photo a few weeks ago while on a bus tour of Belfast during a vacation to Northern Ireland. The tour guide told them there were two projects currently in production at the Paint … Continue reading

Production design news

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With the big casting announcement dominating all the recent discussion, a few minor, but none-the-less interesting, news items kinda slipped through the cracks. In the Daily Mail report on the Sean Bean rumor it was mentioned that Rainmark was involved … Continue reading

Sean Bean and more cast in pilot

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It’s official. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Sean Bean will be playing Eddard Stark in the Game of Thrones pilot. They also mention that the roles of Jon, Viserys and Joffrey have been cast and that the role of … Continue reading

Insider: Sean Bean cast as Ned

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I’ve received word, from what looks to be a legit inside source, that Sean Bean has been cast as Eddard Stark in the Game of Thrones pilot. The source mentioned that it happened yesterday but does not know when it … Continue reading

Tunisia over Morocco?

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A report from George R. R. Martin’s book signing in Estonia indicates that HBO is now looking to conduct remote filming in Tunisia, in addition to the principal photography in N. Ireland. According to Martin the pilot is set to … Continue reading

Recently released side showcases new scene

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Some very interesting information is coming out regarding the direction of this series via the casting sides. User iheartseverus of the Westeros forums has recently received updated casting sides for Daenarys and Cersei. The Daenarys side includes a scene near … Continue reading

This, that and the other

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I was away this weekend so this post is a catch-up post on all the tidbits of news that came out over the last three days. It’s like a post with a bunch of mini-posts contained within. -Tom Payne posted … Continue reading

AV Club discusses books as TV series

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Over at Tower of the Hand they’ve posted a link to an article on AV Club that discusses the seeming trend within the television industry to turn books into TV series. In it they touch on Game of Thrones and … Continue reading

TV critics jumping on the Thrones bandwagon

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It seems that the support for Game of Thrones is starting to pick up amongst television critics. Here is a smattering of articles, tweets and blog post mentions of Thrones. -Matt Roush of TV Guide Magazine was one of the … Continue reading

The direwolf debate

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HBO has a tough decision to make about the direwolves. In the book, a full grown direwolf is said to be as large as a pony. Obviously there are no wolves or dogs that grow that large in the real … Continue reading


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