Monthly Archives September 2009

GRRM provides short casting update

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Short update from GRRM about casting over at his Not A Blog. Here is what he posted: Poor Doomed Souls Department Two of three are done, I’m told. Waiting for signed contracts on the last. Winter Is Coming: In the … Continue reading

Casting clues and possible solutions

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Despite swearing off casting clues a while back, George apparently was in a clue-giving mood this weekend as he gave us, not one, but two sets of clues for two different parts. Post #1 Little Brother… was the great betrayer. … Continue reading

Wolves out; new cast member in

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GRRM posted a quick update on his Not A Blog today letting us know that those Norwegian wolves will not be used for Game of Thrones due to UK laws. Also one of the two remaining major roles (Bran, Drogo) … Continue reading

Call for extras goes out

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More signs that the production is getting closer and closer. Extras NI has just sent out a casting call for Game of Thrones. Check it out. HBO have begun production in Belfast of their latest TV series ‘A Game of … Continue reading

Harington headed to Belfast

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Well it looks like Kit Harington will be heading to Belfast very shortly. According to a report from WhatsOnInTheatre, this will be his last week starring in War Horse. This week marks the departure of Kit Harington in the role … Continue reading

McCann casting official

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Confirming what many of us already suspected, Rory McCann has been cast as the Hound in the Game of Thrones pilot. This comes from Jay Tomio of BSCReview who confirmed to me that he received this directly from HBO. I … Continue reading

Martin’s trip to Ireland

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George R. R. Martin posted on his Not A Blog his tentative plans to visit the set of the Game of Thrones pilot. While on that side of the pond, he will be doing two book signings, one in Belfast, … Continue reading

Thrones sets present in Paint Hall

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We’ve gotten our first report of there being actual Game of Thrones sets being constructed in the Paint Hall. This report is via Belfast entertainment industry professional Chris Martin, who works for a company called FilmTrip. He recently had a … Continue reading

Are these the direwolves?

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Commenter Alexander has alerted us to a Norweigan news story on four wolves (starts at 15:30) that are being trained for an upcoming film/TV project . The news story does not mention exactly what project they are being trained for, … Continue reading

Casting continues

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George R. R. Martin updated his Not A Blog with a post saying that casting continues for the pilot of Game of Thrones. Unfortunately he isn’t able to give us many specifics or a timetable as to when there might … Continue reading

Which episode will GRRM write?

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Since things have seemed to quiet down quite a bit, it seems like a good time to bust out a straight discussion post. This discussion idea was sent in by WiC reader Joe Blanche, he thinks it would be fun … Continue reading

Report from Paint Hall in Belfast

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Belfast area extra Rimshot popped in to give us a report from the set of Your Highness currently filming in the Paint Hall. Here is what he had to say: Hello All I’m still working on ‘Your Highness’ and I’m … Continue reading



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