- Michelle MacLaren will be directing episodes 7 and 8 of the new season, according to Mo Ryan who spoke with the director at the TCA Awards.
- Game of Thrones was named Program of the Year at the Television Critics Association Awards. The show was also nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Drama and Individual Achievement in Drama (Peter Dinklage), but lost in those categories to Breaking Bad and Claire Danes, respectively.
- Kit Harington spoke with Red Carpet News about season 3, his costars, and shares his favorite character. When asked about what he’s looking forward this year on the show, Kit says:
… yeah next season is going to be an interesting one for Jon because he properly grows up. He starts learning form his mistakes and he starts turning into that leader that hopefully you’ll see him be. You know he sort of matures into a man.
- Gwendoline Christie is featured in the autumn/winter edition of Love magazine. The Independent provides a sneak peek of the new issue.
- The Buzz: Game of Thrones at Comic-Con is now online. We hear from Emilia Clarke, George R.R. Martin, Alfie Allen, Michelle Fairley, and Richard Madden.
Ours is the Fury: Looks like MacLaren will be directing the episode that George R.R. Martin is writing, titled “Autumn Storms.” The combination is very exciting, given MacLaren’s fantastic work on Breaking Bad.