Monthly Archives August 2010

Day 24: Filming the tourney

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It sounds like they may be filming the tourney, if not today, very soon. Thanks to silverjaime, we know the tourney scene is going to be filmed on the grounds of Shane’s Castle, on the banks of a nearby river. … Continue reading

Owen Teale cast in Thrones?

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While trawling the web for any interesting Thrones news, I discovered this blog post that indicates that, Welsh actor and Tony award winner, Owen Teale has been cast in Game of Thrones. A Belfast photographer ran into Teale on the … Continue reading

Quick hits: Fans score, audition, and wiki

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A few noteworthy items with a Game of Thrones bent that have popped up over the past week or so: First is this A Game of Thrones inspired orchestral score by aspiring composer Hilario Abad. Abad provided musical backing to … Continue reading

Photo: Riding lessons for Jones and Stevens

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Finn Jones is a fan hero in this droughty period concerning on-set photos and reports (save the great blogs by Conan Stevens). He tweets and provides this great photo: pic of me and conan riding around today. good morning, nice … Continue reading

Jhogo and Gendry cast

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In George R. R. Martin’s latest Not A Blog entry, he confirms what our resourceful Winter Is Coming posters had already figured out: You’ve nailed two more correctly. “The bloody lash knows what it’s like to be dead. He’s met … Continue reading

New clues from GRRM

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George R. R. Martin has new clues up at his blog, this time for two more roles. The bloody lash knows what it’s like to be dead. He’s met his waterloo and been a casualty, and seen his share of … Continue reading

The Mountain that Rides learns to ride

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Conan Stevens has another blog post up at his official site where he talks some more about his preparation for Game of Thrones. He mentions getting an email from George R. R. Martin, meeting Sean Bean, and talks also about … Continue reading

GRRM discusses three Lannisters

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George R. R. Martin took time to discuss more of the cast. This time around the theme is Lannister, as he talks about Charles Dance as Lord Tywin Lannister, Eugene Simon as Lancel Lannister, and the horrific knight serving their … Continue reading

Acharia talks Thrones in Norwegian paper

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Amrita Acharia, cast to play Irri in Game of Thrones, was recently featured in an article for the Norwegian newspaper Bladet Tromsø. She talks mostly about living in Norway, but does mention Thrones in the article. Below is her quote … Continue reading

HBO: Thrones to premiere spring 2011

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At HBO’s summer Television Critics Association presentation the Game of Thrones teaser was shown and the execs talked briefly about the series. Most importantly, HBO reaffirmed their desire to launch the series in Spring 2011. Possibly as early as March! … Continue reading

Getting to know you

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A while back one of my readers had asked about getting to know a little more about the guy behind Winter Is Coming. We’ve added two more writers since then, so this post will have a little bit on all … Continue reading

Stevens talks about prepping for Gregor

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Conan Stevens has a great blog post that talks a bit about his experience so far on Game of Thrones. He talks about his diet and training regimen, meeting Jason Momoa and Rory McCann and lastly talks about his costume … Continue reading



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