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It’s official: Gemma Whelan to play Yara Greyjoy

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We first reported this rumored casting a few weeks ago, but now it is official: Gemma Whelan has been cast to play Yara Greyjoy in season two of Game of Thrones. Yara was named Asha in the books, but has … Continue reading

Producers confirm Asha name change

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In an interview with Access Hollywood, Game of Thrones writers and exec producers, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have confirmed an earlier report for us. It seems Asha will likely have her name changed to avoid confusion with Osha. David … Continue reading

Asha renamed and cast?

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Ok, now we’re talking! From the same Twitter source comes word of another role leaked onto Spotlight. This time it is actress Gemma Whelan who is listed as playing the role of Yara Greyjoy. Now there is no Greyjoy named … Continue reading

GRRM viewing auditions now, casting clues to come

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George R. R. Martin has posted on his Not A Blog a hint that there will be some casting clues soon. The post bears the familiar icon of Froggy the Gremlin and says: Hiya, Kids, Hiya, Hiya I’ll be back … Continue reading

Casting Season Two: Asha

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Since our last casting speculation post, we’ve had some pretty exciting news: season two is a go!! So I no longer need to include our season two disclaimer. And we no longer have to feel like all this speculating may … Continue reading


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