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GRRM: “Book Littlefinger and television show Littlefinger are very different characters.”

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Via Blastr.com an interesting item has come to our attention. Game of Thrones has become so pervasive one can find references to it just about anywhere. Thus it came to pass that GRRM was invited to participate in a BBC documentary … Continue reading

NI press reports from the set of Thrones

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Yesterday, a batch of Northern Ireland press were given access to the set of Game of Thrones. The scene being filmed was a Brienne and Jaime scene shot at Shane’s Castle. Here are some interesting snippets from their reports: UTV … Continue reading

Sky purchases rights to air HBO in UK

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With all the hubbub of the recast and the three new ladies, something that may have got lost in the mix is this report from The Guardian that British Sky Broadcasting has purchased the rights to all HBO shows past … Continue reading

WiC featured in BBC news article

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Yes, that’s me being quoted in this recent Northern Ireland BBC News article by Greg McKevitt. Greg contacted me and said he was doing an article on the excitement surrounding Game of Thrones and he had a few questions for … Continue reading

Success of ‘Merlin’ and ‘Legend of the Seeker’ good for ‘Thrones’?

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Variety is reporting that BBC’s Merlin has been picked up for a second season after word that it has been acquired by 112 territories. NBC has already acquired the US broadcast rights for the series. In related news, Disney’s syndicated … Continue reading

Money makes the world go ’round

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The evil of producing a medieval fantasy series such as this one is that it is expensive. To make it look good is very expensive. So what kind of budget is Game of Thrones likely to get? If we look … Continue reading

Benioff & Weiss talk about location and ages

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Benioff and Weiss have posted again over at Westeros.org (where they go by “David and Dan”) in response to a few questions. They touch on accents, shooting location and ages of the younger characters. Hello everyone: We just wanted to … Continue reading


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