Last night, while we waited with breathless anticipation for the new trailer, the Game of Thrones cast looked to add to their first season awards haul, at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in LA. Prior to the ceremony, it was revealed live on the red carpet that the Game of Thrones stunt team won the Award for best stunt ensemble in a television show!
Unfortunately, Thrones lost to Boardwalk Empire in the category of best ensemble cast in a drama series. Still it is an honor to be nominated and many Thrones stars came out to the event, including Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jason Momoa and Lena Headey (pictured right). You can see more red carpet photos on our Tumblr. Hopefully we’ll get some interview videos online soon as well.
We should also mention that on Saturday the Directors Guild held their awards show, where Tim Van Patten was nominated in the drama series category for his work on the first episode, “Winter Is Coming”. Unfortunately he lost to Patty Jenkins, who directed the pilot of The Killing.
One more major guild awards show remains, the Writer’s Guild Awards, where the whole of the season one writing team is nominated. Those winners will be announced on Feb 19.
Winter Is Coming: Congrats to the stunt team for their win! Some amazing work by those guys and gals. Sad that the full cast didn’t win though as I thought that top to bottom they were the best in their category. Oh well, there’s always next year!