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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

Interview Roundup: Game of Thrones at San Diego Comic-Con

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It was a busy day for Game of Thrones yesterday at San Diego Comic-Con. Here are the interviews with showrunners David and Dan, author George R.R. Martin, and the cast that have been released so far. The cast and crew … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss on heading to Dorne for Season 5, and why it should be the strongest season yet

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Game of Thrones Season 4 came to a close mere days ago, which means it’s not to soon to start talking about Season 5. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss talk about where … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss on the finale’s big moments, and prepping for Season 5

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Last night’s finale of Game of Thrones Season 4 brought to life some big moments that showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss, and fans alike, have been waiting for since well before the series began. In a number of new … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss promise “The Children” will be Game of Thrones’ finest hour

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As expected, episode 9 of this Game of Thrones season blew us all away, with the Battle of Castle Black living up to its brutal expectations. Now episode 10 approaches, and although it is usually reserved for the falling action … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss tease Sunday’s big episode, and detail the challenges of filming the battle

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This week’s new episode of Game of Thrones is going to take place completely at The Wall, with Castle Black going to battle against Mance Rayder’s Wildling army, and from what we’ve heard so far, it’s going to be big. … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss tease “one of the best combat scenes we’ve done so far”

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In Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, Oberyn Martell volunteered himself as Tyrion’s champion in his trial by combat. This will not be an easy undertaking, as Oberyn will face the Lannister’s formidable choice, The Mountain. However, he will finally … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss on their pact to not read online comments

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Game of Thrones is no stranger to controversy, especially in the past few weeks. Conversations about consent and book spoilers have been nearly impossible to avoid, unless you’re David Benioff and Dan Weiss. James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly has released … Continue reading

David Benioff previews Daenerys’ Meereen Throne Room

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We last left Daenerys looking down at the freshly sieged city of Meereen, which would normally mean she’s ready to continue on her way to Westeros. But standing atop a great pyramid with the Targaryen flag flying high, it looks … Continue reading

Premiere Day Roundup Part 2

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Just because it’s premiere day, doesn’t mean the news stops flowing. Here are some more quick hits from the latest cast and crew interviews, including a brand new behind-the-scenes video to keep you occupied. Only a few(!!) hours to go. … Continue reading

New Benioff & Weiss Q&A in Entertainment Weekly

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ONE! There’s just one more day until the season premiere of Game of Thrones season 4. Luckily there are plenty of juicy interviews to pass the time until then. Entertainment Weekly has a new interview with show runners David Benioff … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss on the pleasures of reaching the Game of Thrones halfway point

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Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss recently spoke with HitFix about their approach to the show as it enters its fourth year. Having already written and filmed what they see as the halfway point, we can start … Continue reading



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