Monthly Archives March 2010

TV critic weighs in on frequent fan concern

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Matt Roush of TV Guide Magazine, one of the first TV critics to jump on the Game of Thrones bandwagon, answers a readers’ question regarding whether the TV series might catch up to the books. Question: You recently sounded enthusiastic … Continue reading

Call for crew members goes out

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Northern Ireland Screen has posted a listing of all the crew members needed for the upcoming filming of Game of Thrones. And the list is quite lengthy. GRRM also posted on his Not A Blog highlighting the listing. He adds … Continue reading

WiC featured in BBC news article

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Yes, that’s me being quoted in this recent Northern Ireland BBC News article by Greg McKevitt. Greg contacted me and said he was doing an article on the excitement surrounding Game of Thrones and he had a few questions for … Continue reading

Not this year

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Waiting on pins and Needle for the Game of Thrones green light did not stop most of us from speculatively reaching into our Hollywood grab bags and pulling out the names of our favorite actors and sticking them (sometimes haphazardly) … Continue reading

New crew members

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A few new Game of Thrones crew members have emerged. According to this blog post, it seems Bryan Cogman will be writing the fourth episode of Thrones season one. Cogman is, I’m assuming, Benioff’s assistant. His own Twitter page also … Continue reading

Interesting new set photo

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So I was poking around on Flickr a bit today, looking at pictures of some of the new locations. On a whim I decided to look up photos of Doune Castle, just in case someone may have snapped a set … Continue reading

D&D thankful for fan support

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Guys over at Westeros received a word of thanks from the executive producers Benioff and Weiss after sending them a congratulatory message following the series’ pick up: Thank you guys! Your support has been invaluable, as has the positive outlook of … Continue reading

A weekend summary

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In the wake of the big green light announcement last week, a few tidbits of interest to the GOT fan community followed. -Northern Ireland is thrilled about HBO’s decision and the fact that the producer Mark Huffam, a native of … Continue reading

Welcome to two new WiC contributors!

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With the series now being official, it brings with it the promise of much more exciting news over the next year or so. Casting announcements, set reports, the release of trailers, commercials and more. I want Winter Is Coming to … Continue reading

Reactions to the greenlight

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The news of the Game of Thrones pick up announcement continues to spread. Here is a quick round-up of some of the reactions from TV critics and prominent blogs: Critics Maureen Ryan – The Chicago-Tribune James Poniewozik – TIME Magazine … Continue reading

First promo image from Thrones

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I know I mentioned this in my last post, but I thought it was worthy of its own post. Below is the first promotional image from Game of Thrones. It looks to be the opening scene of the pilot episode. … Continue reading

HBO officially picks up Game of Thrones!

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It’s official! James Hibberd of The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that HBO has officially greenlighted Game of Thrones. Winter is, indeed, coming. HBO has greenlighted highly anticipated fantasy series “Game of Thrones.” The premium network has picked up the … Continue reading



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