Monthly Archives August 2011

Interview with Benioff and Weiss about season two and beyond

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A new interview with Game of Thrones writers and producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss has surfaced at The Daily Beast. Jace Lacob conducted the interview and, as a fan of the books and the show, he knew all the … Continue reading

Pre-order your AStB t-shirt and win a Stark shield keychain

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As we previously announced, the Winter-Is-Coming.net Merchandise site has launched. You can pre-order the official Always Support the Bottom t-shirt now. We will be placing the order for the shirts soon, so get your pre-order in to be sure you … Continue reading

Rorge cast?

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Smells about right, and we have a nose for these sorts of things here at House Gatewatch. So when bottom-supporter James linked us the client CV of one Andy Beckwith in the latest Quick Hits post, we did a little … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Interviews and Emmys

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HBO released a Buzz video highlighting the Game of Thrones cast and crew at San Diego Comic Con. The Times of Malta wonders why the production didn’t return to Malta to film season two. Popular sci-fi/fantasy book-centered podcast The Sword … Continue reading

WiCnet Season One Awards: Best Monologue

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The time for this week’s Season One Award vote is upon us. Up for deliberation this time around is Game of Thrones season one’s Best Monologue. There are several worthy contenders in the poll below. And no doubt you will … Continue reading

Salladhor Saan cast

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The casting news keeps coming… James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly announces that Lucian Msamati will play the pirate, Salladhor Saan. Producers have enlisted Lucian Msamati in the role for the highly anticipated second season. He’s a (one more time, all … Continue reading

One more Ironborn: Dagmer Cleftjaw cast

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I said that Balon would likely be the last Ironborn speaking role to be cast, but I was wrong. Dagmer Cleftjaw has been cast and playing the role will be British actor Ralph Ineson. Dagmer, called the Cleftjaw, is master-at-arms … Continue reading

Podrick Payne and Pyat Pree cast

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In a nice bit of alliterative casting news, both Podrick Payne and Pyat Pree have been cast in season two of Game of Thrones. Access Hollywood got the Pod scoop, young actor Daniel Portman has been cast to play Podrick … Continue reading

Patrick Malahide cast as Balon Greyjoy

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We have some exclusive casting news for you, the House Gatewatch faithful. British actor Patrick Malahide has been cast as Lord Balon Greyjoy. Balon Greyjoy is the head of House Greyjoy and father to Theon and Yara. He rules the … Continue reading

Is the Trout out?

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This and other mysteries continue to plague us here at House Gatewatch on a daily, weekly, or bi-weekly basis! And it’s high time we talked about them. WARNING: there be A Song of Ice and Fire spoilers below, to and … Continue reading

Day 30: Filming continues in Northern Ireland

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While we have finally received confirmation of filming to be conducted in both Croatia and Iceland later this year, the filming continues in Northern Ireland. Some of the actors that have been in town these past few days include Finn … Continue reading

HBO confirms Croatia, Iceland as S2 locations

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At long last, here is the official confirmation about shooting locations for season two from HBO: Two additional locations have been chosen for the second season of the HBO series, Game of Thrones. The production, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, … Continue reading



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