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The North Remembers: July 2011

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Time for another trip down the memory lane, looking at July three years ago … FaB reviewed his top 7 book-to-screen changes of season one.   Season two was in full pre-production mode. GRRM finished the first draft of his … Continue reading

Gemma Whelan talks Yara’s trip to the Dreadfort and the Ironborn on Thronecast

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On this week’s Thronecast, Gemma Whelan stopped by the studio to sit the Iron Throne and talk all things Yara Greyjoy and the Ironborn. She talks about Yara’s reaction to what has happened to her brother Theon, and filming the … Continue reading

Interviews with Gemma Whelan and Conleth Hill

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Here are a couple of recent interviews with actors we don’t hear from as much, Gemma Whelan and Conleth Hill. First up, Gemma talks with Flicks in the City about Thrones and playing Ash… er, Yara Greyjoy.

Interview Round-up: Madden, Bradley, Cosmo and more

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Thanks to recent conventions and other festivities, there have been some opportunities for Game of Thrones cast to do some off-season interviews. Here they are. Red Carpet News TV interviews Daniel Portman (Podrick Payne) Red Carpet News TV interviews Gemma … Continue reading

WiCnet Awards Season Two: Best Supporting Actress

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It’s time for a new round of voting on the WiCnet Awards for season two of Game of Thrones. Last week, we did best supporting actors and this week it is the ladies’ turn, as we open up the voting … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Catching up …

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So as we churn into the Best Ten Weeks of the Year, we here at Winter Is Coming are still beholden to you, the fans who pay top dollar to come visit our site every day! And that means we … Continue reading

New Theon character profile video

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HBO waited until this week to release this one, presumably so as not to spoil Yara’s trolling of Theon in the most recent episode. There is still some new footage to be found in here, as well as interviews with … Continue reading

Northern Ireland filming wraps … plus a new official set photo!

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After nearly six months, filming for season two of Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland is complete. A bittersweet day for much of the cast and crew, as they are happy about a job well done but now have to … Continue reading

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

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


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