Monthly Archives November 2011

The Final Cut: Season Two

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Filming on Thrones is set to wrap in Northern Ireland tomorrow, after which there will be only a few weeks of “beyond the Wall” filming in Iceland. With the casting of Rattleshirt, that contingent of characters has now been filled. … Continue reading

Ireland filming prepares to wrap

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It’s all starting to wind down. As filming for season 2 of Game of Thrones revs up for its chilly adventure in Iceland, it shifts down a notch (or three) in Northern Ireland, where only a handful of scenes are … Continue reading

GRRM announces Rattleshirt

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George has announced (one of?) the last remaining role: Edward Dogliani will be playing Rattleshirt, Lord of Bones. There is very little on IMDb on the actor, but I am sure that is him, since GRRM mentions jumping, zebras, and … Continue reading

MGoT: Taking an Epic Journey

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The newest Making Game of Thrones post from showrunner’s assistant Cat Taylor has her talking about the exhilaration of filming on location in the beautiful Northern Ireland countryside. This season alone we have been up and down the northern coast … Continue reading

Quick Hits: MGoT, GMP, PCA and RPG

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A new Making Game of Thrones post that introduces us to stand-in and trainee DA, Graeme Livingston. Graeme drops this teaser about season two: “There’s been quite a lot of sword fighting in this season, a lot more than last … Continue reading

Saturday’s GoT Laughs: The parody series (almost) complete

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There was a lot of episodic content to accompany the first season and keep us entertained, such as Thronecast on SkyAtlantic, or the world-famous Larry Williams reviews. A Game of Thrones parody series by Foolhardy Originals (or SeanzOz, if you want … Continue reading

Icelandic casting begins

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The casting for the Icelandic portion of filming has now begun. And the first roles cast… horses! According to this blog post, 15 Icelandic horses have been recruited to appear in season two of Game of Thrones. That’s not all … Continue reading

TITANCON: Going the whole hog

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Okay, time to wrap up. What better way to end the TitanCon Coach Tour Sunday than with a proper medieval feast? After an eventful day we were called away from the archery area – where I was a veritable Greyjoy, … Continue reading

Day 108: Filming in N. Ireland winding down

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Filming of Game of Thrones‘ second season in Northern Ireland is in its final weeks. We’ve heard that filming will wrap on November 18th. Afterwards, filming will continue in Iceland until about mid-December. Since our last update, we have received … Continue reading

MGoT: Battles, bodies and bloodshed

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A violent and exciting new update to Making Game of Thrones today, as Cat Taylor blogs about the filming of episode nine. There are no words. I mean there are actually no words today. We are scheduled to have a … Continue reading

Not-Quite-A-Poll: Add a character or change a character’s story?

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Train-hoppin’ FaBihoff here, tak-tak-tak-ing away at the laptop in the midst of a sudden and slightly bizarre New York City vacation. No rest for the wicked; House Gatewatch never sleeps. I had this question in mind for a number of … Continue reading

Saturday’s GoT Laughs: Video Game of Thrones

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Earlier this week a G4TV video aired as part of their X-play gaming show, spoofing Game of Thrones in an cool way. I didn’t even try hard to get every single reference they made, but laughed loud and long nevertheless. … Continue reading



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