Tag Archives: Dorne

Dornish Newcomers Excited To be Part of Westeros

By Ani Bundel on

Dorne has always considered itself separate but equal. According to the histories of Westeros, when the Andals invaded and defeated the First Men, they avoided Dorne completely. As did Aegon I Targaryen, when he and his sisters invaded on the backs of dragons … Continue reading

The two younger Sand Snakes discuss Dorne in new interview

By Dan Selcke on

As most Game of Thrones fans know by now, the coming season will take viewers to Dorne, the southernmost kingdom of Westeros, where the sun’s always shining and vows of sexual fidelity are only loosely enforced. Oberyn Martell, the free-loving fan favorite … Continue reading

How Game of Thrones Season 5 Has Readied Us For Dorne

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Over the last few weeks there has been an onslaught of Game of Thrones news, starting around the time the second trailer dropped during the surprise HBO Now announcement a few weeks ago. When you’re drinking from a fire hose like this, … Continue reading

New Spanish Canal+ Video Features New Season 5 Footage

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Canal+ has been a font of information throughout this off season. The premium cable channel, based out of France, is not a partner with HBO in the area–that would be Orange France–but they do have rerun rights. You wouldn’t know … Continue reading

Designing Season 5: Set Design

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We’re officially four weeks away from the start of Game of Thrones Season Five. Earlier this month, the blog Making Game of Thrones brought up a video taking us behind the design process of the show’s weaponry. This week, they’ve … Continue reading

What we know about Game of Thrones Season 5

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Do you have questions about the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones? This is what we at Winter Is Coming know—and we’ll be updating this regularly as Season 5 approaches. Last Update: February 24th, with news of Theon, our … Continue reading

Eight possible surprise deaths in Season 5 of Game of Thrones

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Season 5 is less than two months away, and it feels like everyone involved with the show is teasing us about what happens. Kit Harrington talked about “huge set pieces” and said one scene took a month to film. John … Continue reading

Postcards from Dorne: Leftover Props

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Filming from Sevilla was a mainly locked-down affair, as the production used the gates and wall of the Alcázar to their advantage, keeping prying eyes away from spoiling the new setting for Season 5. But one of our enterprising Dornish … Continue reading

Sand Snakes spotted on set!

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In our excitement this week to finally see the Dornishmen in costume, there’s one group of newcomers we haven’t gotten a glimpse of yet: Oberyn’s bastard daughters, known as the Sand Snakes. Finally, this has been remedied. Unlike Thursday’s pics, … Continue reading

Jaime Lannister Dressing Like A Dornishman For Season 5

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I said this morning, all I needed was to see Alexander Siddig in costume and my life would be complete. Take me now. (Though I am guessing Prince Doran is barefoot on screen. Somehow I don’t think those green and … Continue reading

Postcards from Dorne: New characters spotted in costume

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The Alcázar de Sevilla is still locked down like a fortress for Game Of Thrones filming, but our intrepid fans are still managing to get photos. Above we’ve got a lovely shot of Areo Hotah, played by DeObia Oparei in full … Continue reading

New details of Jaime Lannister’s story in Season 5

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Our intrepid eyes on the ground in Sevilla have been doing their best to get photos of filming, but the high walls and lock down of the historical building have made it harder than we feared to get anything so … Continue reading