Quick Hits: Interviews and Emmys
- 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 and Laser recently interviewed Kristian Nairn. Hodor!
- In this video interview, Roy Dotrice talks about narrating the audiobooks and also touches on his role in season two as Hallyne the Pyromancer.
- With the Emmys right around the corner, the articles and analysis are heating up. Gold Derby evaluates the Main Title Design race, while Deadline handicaps the major awards (they like Dinklage for supporting actor).
- The Emmys also throw the spotlight on some of the behind-the-scenes people and with that comes interviews. Deadline interviews head hair stylist Kevin Alexander and also showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Irish Film & Television Network has a lengthy and interesting interview with Thrones foley artist Caoimhe Doyle.
- Speaking of the Emmys, Lena Headey recently posted to Facebook that she will be attending, along with “most” of the cast, in support of Dinklage and Benioff and Weiss. Can’t wait to see the Thrones gang on the red carpet!
- Other awards news: Game of Thrones and Nina Gold were nominated for two Artios awards, the awards given out by the Casting Society of America. Game of Thrones won three Portal awards: Best Actor for Sean Bean, Best Episode for “Winter Is Coming” and Best Series. Don’t forget to continue voting for Thrones in Television Without Pity’s Tubey Awards.