Monthly Archives June 2010

GRRM talks trailer, casting and cons

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George R. R. Martin has a new blog post up in which he gives a quick update on most of his current projects, which includes updates on casting for Game of Thrones. He also talks about the reaction to the … Continue reading

Call for Thrones extras goes out

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Extras NI, the company supplying the extras for Game of Thrones, has updated their website with a call for many different types of extras that will be needed during the filming of the first season. Here is what they are … Continue reading

Rumor: Loras cast?

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HBO has had the casting locked down tight this time around, but it looks like something may have finally leaked out. Over at the Digital Spy forums a poster is claiming that British actor Finn Jones has been cast as … Continue reading

New directing power officially added

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Do you still remember this post of ours from ten days ago? I know, in the teaser trailer frenzy things get forgotten and overlooked. What should not be let to pass unnoticed, is the recent confirmation of the information we … Continue reading

HBO airs Game of Thrones teaser trailer!

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Tonight HBO gave viewers their first look at some footage from the upcoming Game of Thrones in the form of a short teaser trailer. It aired during a 15-minute pre-show to the True Blood season three premiere. Here’s the full … Continue reading

Game of Thrones preview tonight on HBO!

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HBO’s official Twitter account posted an interesting message that seems to be teasing something for Game of Thrones. Tuning in for tomorrow’s #TrueBlood premiere? Turn your TV on at 8:45 for a very special pre-show no HBO fan will want … Continue reading

The Beautiful Game

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I know we’re all anticipating some casting news and hopefully it will be coming very soon. However there is something else that people are eagerly anticipating and it will be upon us even sooner. Tomorrow, in fact (or today if … Continue reading

Still casting; Filming date fixed

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George R. R. Martin has confirmed on his blog that casting for season one of Game of Thrones continues in Dublin, Belfast and London. Currently they are in the process of casting Shae. Auditions continue in Dublin, Belfast, and London … Continue reading

No Thrones panel at Comic Con

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Whether HBO would hold a Game of Thrones panel during the mega-popular San Diego Comic Con in July has been the subject of some debate over the past day or two. Unfortunately, it looks like HBO does not plan to … Continue reading

Clarke reacts to Dany casting

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Emilia Clarke has responded to her being cast as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. This comes to us from Cirdan of the German Lord of the Rings fansite, Der Herr der Ringe. Via a Facebook message, this is what Clarke had to … Continue reading

Quick hits: Dothraki update, Sophie on Sansa, Sam shortlisted

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Here are a few pieces of newsworthy items gleaned over the week: Sai Emrys and David J. Peterson kindly responded to a previously published open letter in Scientific American where they were asked to include certain linguistic features in the Dothraki … Continue reading

Possible new director revealed

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It has been widely assumed that Tom McCarthy, the director of the original Game of Thrones pilot, would not be returning to film season one. At least, not in its entirety. We haven’t heard much about any possible new directors, … Continue reading



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