Monthly Archives July 2010

Thrones cast heads to Belfast

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With filming only days away now, it sounds like much of the cast is descending on Belfast as final preparations for shooting the first season of Game of Thrones commence. A report from the set indicates that Sean Bean is … Continue reading

The Targaryen sibs as UK Stars of Tomorrow

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UK magazine Screen International recently published their annual UK Stars of Tomorrow issue and included in this year’s list were Emilia Clarke and Harry Lloyd. Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow is a prestigious list that in the past has featured … Continue reading

GRRM on composers

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With much of the cast in place (still a few notable exceptions who we will hopefully hear about soon) and directors announced, attention has turned to who will be orchestrating the music for Game of Thrones. George R. R. Martin … Continue reading

Paint Hall abuzz with activity

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A report from WiC reader silverjaime indicates that with a week left before principal photography begins, things are really starting to pick up at the Paint Hall studio. Anyway i just drove past the Paint Hall where it’s all going to be … Continue reading

Syrio’s dance master

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“Remember, child, this is not the iron dance of Westeros we are learning, the knight’s dance, hacking and hammering, no. This is the bravo’s dance, the water dance, swift and sudden. All men are made of water, do you know … Continue reading

George confirms Tena as Osha

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In his recent Not A Blog post, GRRM confirms that we have guessed the right actress to play the role of Osha. She will be portrayed by Natalia Tena. The clues come together in exactly the way The_Rabbit’s solution suggested. … Continue reading

The new directors

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The big press release has brought not only a ton of new actors to fill the better half of the remaining roles in season one, but new director names as well. First, we have series directors Daniel Minahan and Alan … Continue reading

GRRM hints at Osha

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When it rains it pours. GRRM has released yet another casting clue in his latest Not A Blog post: Arthur and Morgana are familiar with this wildling wench. In the books she has not met Theon’s sister (yet). Real life? … Continue reading

Breaking down the new cast members

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Ok, with the help of Nymeria and The Rabbit, I’ve managed to procure head shots and links to profiles (IMDb and otherwise) of all the new cast members. Here we go! From left to right: Gethin Anthony as Renly Baratheon, … Continue reading

Thrones fact sheet is a casting bonanza

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Just received this from HBO, a Game of Thrones fact sheet which confirms much of the casting we’ve heard from GRRM and other sources. And also adds quite a few more names to the mix (Bronn, Lysa, Yoren, Marillion, Lancel … Continue reading

WiC readers figure out all THREE!

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George has just confirmed two actors out readers came up with as an answer to his casting clues. We have Lord John Arryn, who will appear in a flashback, and Ser Alliser Thorne. GRRM exaplains the clues, first for Arryn: “The … Continue reading

More casting clues!

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He’s at it again! George R. R. Martin has posted more casting clues on his Not A Blog! This time we have two lords and a knight. The first never says a word in the books. The second gave up … Continue reading



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