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George R.R. Martin on how his life has changed, the pressure to write, and a bittersweet ending

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George R.R. Martin continues to blaze the press trail before he takes some long awaited and well deserved time at home to work on the next book in his series. While in Edinburgh for their International Book Festival he spoke … Continue reading

Preparations for Game of Thrones Season 5 continue in Kaštel Gomilica and Split

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Grada Kaštela, the portal that revealed Kaštel Gomilica as a new location for Game of Thrones Season 5, has now released a number of new pictures of the preparation taking place around Kaštilac, and some new information on the filming … Continue reading

Emmy-Nominated Director Neil Marshall details his work on the Battle of Castle Black

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In less than two weeks we’ll find out if Neil Marshall will take home an Emmy for his work on the penultimate episode of Season 4, The Watchers on the Wall. Marshall once again delivered one of the most action … Continue reading

More from George R.R. Martin, a Titanic expansion, and Game of Thrones torrenting by state

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George R.R. Martin had a busy visit to Edinburgh for their International Book Festival, in addition to his two Q&A sessions, he also sat down to speak with Sky News, and BBC Radio. In his interview with Sky News he … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 5 reported to film in Kaštel Gomilica near Split

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A new location for the filming of Game of Thrones Season 5 has been uncovered by Total Split. We learned earlier this year that Šibenik would be added to the list of locations in Croatia, and Kaštel Gomilica looks to … Continue reading

The idea that landed Dave Hill a writing position on Game of Thrones Season 5

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Variety published a feature on showrunners today which included a new quote from our very own Game of Thrones showrunners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. We learned earlier this year that a new writer was being welcomed into the mix … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin speaks at Edinburgh International Book Festival

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George R.R. Martin appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this week to discuss his writing, and meet with his Scottish fans. Martin took part in two hour long Q&A sessions. The first of which, titled Creating Brave New Worlds, … Continue reading

Actor JJ Murphy passes away shortly after filming scenes for Game of Thrones Season 5

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The Belfast Telegraph reports that veteran Northern Ireland actor JJ Murphy has passed away just four short days after filming his first scenes for Game of Thrones Season 5. Eighty-six-year-old Murphy had been an unannounced new addition to the cast … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 5 wraps filming at Portstewart Strand

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Filming of Game of Thrones Season 5 at Portstewart Strand has wrapped up, with locals and beach-goers returning to their regularly scheduled Instagram pictures of the sunset without a pesky film crew getting in the way. It was a very … Continue reading

Game of Thrones filming heats up in Spain, an iconic scene is coming

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  The Andalusian region of Spain has joined the ranks of Croatia, Iceland, and Northern Ireland to welcome the Game of Thrones cast and crew during this exciting time, as season 5 is being created. Images of the week’s activities … Continue reading

A local report from the set of Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland

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In a local report from Northern Ireland, BBC correspondent Maggie Taggart took to the beaches of Portstewart Strand for a closer look at the set of Game of Thrones season 5. A selection of photos have surfaced over the past … Continue reading

Limited edition vinyl Game of Thrones season 4 soundtrack available for pre-order

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For the audiophiles (and collectors) among us, New on Vinyl has sent word that they are now accepting pre-orders for the limited edition double LP press of the Game of Thrones season 4 original soundtrack, by composer Ramin Djawadi.   … Continue reading



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