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Star Wars: Episode VII adds “dancing instructor” Miltos Yerolemou

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Another Game Of Thrones actor has been cast in the new Star Wars movie! Miltos Yerolemou, who played Arya’s dancing instructor Syrio Forel in the first season, is being reported as having been cast in Star Wars: Episode VII. He’ll be joining … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones stars take Ice Bucket Challenge, demonstrate sensitivity to temperature

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Celebrities. Since the dawn of time, people have wondered: do they feel cold like you or I? This summer, a crack team of scientists/social media experts have designed the perfect experiment to find out: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The … Continue reading

Season 5 nudity shooting snag resolved

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Entertainment Weekly’s James Hibberd (warning: spoilers) is reporting that an essential fifth-season scene involving public nudity has had its filming issues resolved. The problems, according to earlier reports (warning: spoilers, TMZ), was that local church policies against “public displays of sexuality” in … Continue reading

WiC Community News: Forums and Comment Policy

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Two pieces of news about the Winter Is Coming community! First, we’re working on getting forums for the site up, and soon. I’m excited about the possibility of having a space for longer-form conversations about Game Of Thrones, A Song Of Ice … Continue reading

WiC is hiring assistant editors!

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UPDATE: Applications will be closed on Monday, so get them in this weekend! Winter Is Coming is hiring! We’re looking for 1-2 part-time Assistant Editors to add to the site’s overall coverage. Pay starts at $500/month, with potential for growth. … Continue reading

Charles Dance to voice character in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Game of Thrones has been a launching pad for actors on the show when it comes to increasing their popularity. A character doesn’t have to be killed off for the actor who plays him or her to become a hot … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin says he has more flexibilty in killing off main characters

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Game of Thrones has taught us throughout the course of its run — especially last season — that we aren’t allowed to have happy things. That everything we try to love will get its eyes gouged out or something of … Continue reading

The Mountain actor wins Europe’s Strongest Man competition

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The Mountain may be one of the strongest characters in Game of Thrones, but the actor who plays him can now share a similar title in reality. Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays The Mountain on Game of Thrones, was recently crowned … Continue reading

Meet the new editor of Winter Is Coming

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WIC Editor, Zack Luye, will no longer be leading the site. Zack had to step away because of scheduling issues that will prevent him from giving his full attention to WIC.  A really special thanks to Zack, who did an … Continue reading

Paid Editor Gigs Available With FanSided

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FanSided, WIC’s parent company, is looking to add writers and editors to a number of our entertainment and lifestyle sites. Editor gigs are paid opportunities.  Below is a list of openings we are currently trying to fill. Interested candidates should … Continue reading

Reddit Review: The Saddest Red Wedding Reaction, a new Batman and Robin, and more

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Welcome back Reddit and Non-Reddit lovers. This week we have an action packed post for you! Featuring a lot more fan art, montage videos, an extremely sad Red Wedding reaction video, and of course, cake. Jump below the break for … 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

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