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David Benioff and Dan Weiss on the “extremely rare gift” of making Game of Thrones

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Vanity Fair has released their entire interview with show runners David Benioff and Dan Weiss conducted for the Game of Thrones April cover issue. The interview is quite lengthy, with topics spanning the entire lifetime of the television series, from … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss sign on for two more seasons of Game of Thrones

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James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly has exclusively revealed that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have officially signed on for two more years. Although HBO has not yet renewed the show for a fifth season, it’s safe … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss on Season 4: “Making it almost killed us.”

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Vanity Fair has released an extended excerpt from their interview with show runners David Benioff and Dan Weiss for the Game of Thrones April cover story. If we’ve learned anything from the cast and crew so far, Season 4 is … Continue reading

Long Story Short: The creation of Game of Thrones

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HBO has released a new comedic video detailing how Dan and David adapted the unadaptable to create Game of Thrones. Narrated by Charles Dance and accompanied by animations and fun facts, follow the series from inception, to one massive problem, … Continue reading

Benioff and Weiss on planning for the end: “We’re coming around the bend right now.”

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In the April edition of the magazine, executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss talk with Vanity Fair about the future of Game of Thrones, how many seasons they think the show will run and their collaboration with author George … Continue reading

Game of Thrones invades Vanity Fair, GRRM answers, is the show catching up? “Yes. It’s alarming.”

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The April 2014 issue of Vanity Fair is chock full of Game of Thrones goodies. Nearly all of the major players gathered in full costume to pose for the new feature, with Daenerys and Jon Snow joining the Lannisters for … Continue reading

Here is your season 4 writers breakdown

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We’ve known that George R. R. Martin will be writing episode 2 of season 4 for quite some time. We’ve also known that Bryan Cogman will be writing two episodes this season, but not which ones. And, of course, we … Continue reading

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss on The Writers’ Room

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Sundance Channel’s The Writers’ Room offers viewers insight into the writing process on hit shows, with each episode featuring a roundtable chat with host Jim Rash and the writers of shows such as Breaking Bad, New Girl and more. On … Continue reading

Game of Thrones garners 17 Emmy noms!

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The 2013 Emmy nominations were announced today and Game of Thrones walked away with 17 total nominations! The biggest surprise had to be someone other than Peter Dinklage finally breaking through in the acting categories. Emilia Clarke garnered an Outstanding … Continue reading

Game of Thrones season 4 directors announced

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HBO has revealed the line-up of directors working on season 4 of Game of Thrones via Entertainment Weekly. Here is the breakdown: Episode 1: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Episode 2: Alex Graves Episode 3: Alex Graves Episode 4: Michelle … Continue reading

Vulture goes behind the rock music of Thrones

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Vulture has a great article that explores how indie rock has embraced Game of Thrones And vice versa. The genesis of this unexpected relationship, as Vulture’s Jennifer Vineyard explains, was the song that played over the end credits of season … Continue reading

Benioff and Weiss on eight seasons and adaptation

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In a new interview with Deadline, Game of Thrones executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss the benefits and the perils of adapting a popular book series, what they’re proud of,  and the difficulty of killing characters brought to … Continue reading



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