So far, reports from the set have been non-existent. Looks like HBO is really serious about sealing up the leaks this time around. However, it seems they are filming only at the Paint Hall at the moment. Once they go on location we should start seeing some set reports and photos pop up. Until then, let’s take a look at a few noteworthy items from around the web:
- First up, is this blog article from The Guardian that popped up over the weekend asking if Game of Thrones is the most anticipated TV show ever. They talk about the books and the buzz and even manage to work a link to us in there (thanks Guardian!).
- Next, is this fun blog post from The Well Educated Pony that talks fashion in Game of Thrones. The blog author tries to match up characters to the kind of present day, high-end fashion they might wear. This is the second in a series of posts covering this topic, the first one can be found here. I think educated pony does a great job of capturing the essence of the characters in her fashion choices and reading this makes me even more anxious to see more official costume pics.
- A fan site for the Dothraki language, created for the show by linguist David J. Peterson has just launched. It was created by the same folks behind the very popular LearnNavi.org and hopes to be the number one site to go to for those who wish to learn Dothraki. So far they’ve got a wiki and the “first and only” Dothraki dictionary. Look for the site to continue to expand as more info on the language is released.
- Lastly, got some time on your hands? Then come bake a cake with Old Nan. The much-beloved Margaret John is Old Nan; we can see now exactly why they cast her! One might speculate whether or not she’s ever made lemoncakes… (Special thanks to Westeros.org for pointing this out on Twitter!)