Monthly Archives June 2012

Game of Thrones returning to Morocco

By Winter Is Coming on

Game of Thrones looks set to return to Morocco to film season three. They shot parts of the pilot there almost three years ago. According to this interview with cinematographer Robert McLachlan, dug up by, the production schedule for … Continue reading

Joe Dempsie interviewed, reveals some S3 info

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Joe Dempsie, who plays Gendry, was interviewed recently by 1883 Magazine. He talks about his acting career, what he thinks of LA and, of course, Game of Thrones. In one answer, he manages to drop a hint about season three. … Continue reading

Game of Thrones returns to Comic Con

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To the surprise of no one, HBO has officially announced that Game of Thrones will be returning to the San Diego Comic Con. The big news is the revelation that the panel will be held at the huge Hall H … Continue reading

Ygritte’s Rock – a report from Iceland

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You will enjoy this detailed report from a visit to Iceland, filed by our reader Michael, who scouted out the wildlings’ camp set location. Now that we know how to find it, more visitors may decide to hike there and … Continue reading

Saturday’s GoT Laughs: Maroon 5 and GoT goes rom-com

By Ours is the Fury on

Now this is a GoT video game I’d actually want to play, created by Sabrenaut.

Quick Hits

By Ours is the Fury on

Natalia Tena gave a very frank interview to the Independent this week at Collectormania. When asked the inevitable nudity question, Tena had this to say about Osha’s natural state in her one-on-one scene with Alfie Allen: I was a bit … Continue reading

HBO pulls episode in wake of Bush head flap

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HBO has pulled the finale to Game of Thrones season one from On Demand and HBO Go, as well as ceased production on season one DVDs and Blu-rays in the wake of the George W. Bush-head-on-a-spike “scandal”. So if you … Continue reading

Game of Thrones – Season Two – Recap

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Now that season two has finished, and we’ve had time to digest these last couple episodes, I’d like to look back on the season as a whole. Just as I did last year, I’m going to evaluate the good and … Continue reading

Full Emmy submissions for Thrones now online

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The ballots for this year’s Emmy nominations are now up on the Academy’s official web site. Combing through the ballots shows us which cast, crew and categories HBO submitted Game of Thrones for consideration. Here is the full list of … Continue reading

New DP joins Thrones, gives us an idea of the S3 directorial line-up

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Film and TV production site Creative Cow is reporting that cinematographer Robert McLachlan will be joining the Game of Thrones team for two episodes in season three. He will be reuniting with director David Nutter and lensing the final two … Continue reading

Season Two ratings overview

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Time to look at how the first airing ratings behaved over the course of the second season. First, enjoy the graphics below – as always, note that the run of shows with seasons longer than 10 episodes have been condensed … Continue reading

Odds and ends

By Fire And Blood on

‘Tis a sad Sunday, Gatewatch faithful. This is the first Sunday in a long line of Sundays that won’t be giving us a pop-up map of Westeros when we click over to HBO. Rather, we’ll be flung into Bon Temps, … Continue reading