Monthly Archives June 2011

Writers talk character cuts and season two storyline

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David Benioff and Dan Weiss, writers and producers of Game of Thrones, were interviewed recently on a Sirius Radio show called What’s Worth Watching hosted by Jon Hein and Jenny Hutt. In the interview they talk mostly about the usual … Continue reading

Meet the cast and tour the locations at TitanCon

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We first wrote about TitanCon, which is to take place in Belfast on September 24, earlier in March – on the very day the release date for A Dance with Dragons was announced, in fact. In case you missed it … Continue reading

Eccleston to join Thrones? Doubtful.

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There are rumors and then there are rumors. Last week Den of Geek mentioned in an article about the Natalie Dormer casting that there were “unconfirmed rumours” that Christopher Eccleston was going to be joining the cast of Game of … Continue reading

Season One ratings overview

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It’s Tuesday, and this means – ratings! Even when Game of Thrones has completed its run. Apparently I am not the only one who likes shiny graphs; thank you for your comments of eager anticipation. While I am far from … Continue reading

Game of Thrones – Season One – Recap

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Well the first season of Game of Thrones has come and gone. For the past ten weeks we have had a new episode to discuss on Monday morning. But not this week. So I thought it would be good to … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Emmys, music and more

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Here are some news and notes from this past week: Friday was the day Emmy ballots were due. As such, there have been many articles evaluating Thrones’ chance at some Emmy nominations. TV Overmind looks at John Noble versus Peter … Continue reading

Rumor: Croatia to be season two filming location

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We already know that Croatia was one of several countries visited by the production team while location scouting for season two of Game of Thrones. Now we are hearing rumors that they may have settled on it as one of … Continue reading

Season two going to require more complex CGI

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Westeros.org has an excellent interview published with Game of Thrones VFX producer Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor of BlueBolt. She goes into detail about some of the work they did on season one and some of the challenges of doing CGI work for … Continue reading

Curtain Call: Jason Momoa

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If there was one actor given the single toughest task in Game of Thrones, it was Jason Momoa. “You need to play a powerful leader of men but speak no lines in English. You will learn a completely different, newly-created … Continue reading

Natalie Dormer to play Margaery Tyrell

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Casting news YES!! James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly reports that Natalie Dormer will play Margaery Tyrell, the sister of Loras Tyrell. Natalie Dormer is an English actress best known for her work as Anne Boleyn in Showtime’s The Tudors. Natalie … Continue reading

Vote with your wallet: DVDs, soundtrack, merch

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Many people have been hoping that the show gets a bigger budget for season two. Well one way we might be able to influence that is to spend a lot of money on Game of Thrones stuff! Here are some … Continue reading

No reTweet, No surrender!

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“No reTweet” indeed, as I got spam banned again. Inglorious way to go out, I must say. But…. hook or by crook, I got the goods. This is it: the last ReTweet post of 2011. By next year, when season … Continue reading



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