Monthly Archives June 2010

George updates: No news on Tuesday

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GRRM posts an update on casting. While no contracts have been finalized that he is aware of, there is a number of roles that are in negotiation phase already: Offers are out on quite a few parts, both major and … Continue reading

A mystery in TIA

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The tenacious UK industry blogger and fact-finder known to us as ScreenTerrier caught our attention with a seemingly random blog post he’d dug up out of thin air. An anonymous actress / insider known as TIA noted in her latest … Continue reading

Engendering Gendry

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A casting call has just gone out in the UK through several channels. They are on the look-out for Gendry, as can be discerned from the text, which also contains several minor, but interesting details: Based on George R R … Continue reading

World-class make-up artist joins the game

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An eventful day results in another confirmed addition to the GOT production. This time not an actor, but a crew member – Paul Engelen, make-up artist. And what a resume this one has! All this revealed in the following post … Continue reading

GRRM: Quarry site of Castle Black set

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According to a recent post by George R. R. Martin, the Magheramorne quarry in Northern Ireland will be the location of the Castle Black set. The LARNE TIMES broke the story a “massive castle” being build in an old quarry … Continue reading

Quick hits: castle set, scheduling conflicts and signs

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Here’s a few news-worthy items on this Thursday morning: A report from the Larne Times states that HBO has plans to build “a massive castle” on the site of the Magheramorne quarry (pictured below) in Northern Ireland. If I had … Continue reading

Roy Dotrice is Grand Maester Pycelle

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George R. R. Martin has confirmed via his blog that veteran British actor Roy Dotrice has been cast as Grand Maester Pycelle. “The old maester has lived many lives, brief but numerous. In his youth he fought in the wars … Continue reading

Rumors continue to swirl about Comic-Con

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The rumors continue to swirl about whether HBO will have a Game of Thrones presence at the San Diego Comic Con or not. First, we received this tweet from industry analyst/insider ProgGrrl. Hearing some very interesting #SDCC rumors… there will … Continue reading

Kristian Nairn is Hodor

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After quickly following the clues let out by GRRM, our own fearless leader, Winter Is Coming personally dimed Irish DJ and performance artist Kristian Nairn as having won the role of Hodor. Soon after, Nairn himself confirmed to Ryan Cordes … Continue reading

GRRM is at it again!

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George R. R. Martin has posted two new updates on his Not A Blog with the Froggy the Gremlin avatar, which can mean only one thing … casting clues! He doesn’t have a lot to say, but he says it … Continue reading

Cutting Closer

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As the days of speculation swirl, we’re caught haplessly between casting announcements and the looming shoot, with little to do or say. Thankfully, we have been able to compile a more comprehensive list of the roles which may or may … Continue reading

Loras cast, GRRM confirms and promises more

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Finn Jones is indeed our Loras Tyrell, the rumour was solid! George R.R. Martin confirmed the casting on his blog. Here is the most relevant part of the post: I suppose I could still hint around about this… something about … Continue reading



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