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“Baelor”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 9

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In the end, Ned Stark looks confused. Why wouldn’t he? Everyone around him, save Joffrey and Ilyn Payne, is confused. Sansa is screaming. Cersei is desperately raving at her son. Varys dashes across the platform to plead Ned’s case. And … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones Finally Returning To Pentos

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Game of Thrones had done a good job of making sure Essos and the Free Cities across the Narrow Sea stay fresh in viewer’s minds, but lately that focus, when not on the cities around Slaver’s Bay, has been in … Continue reading

“The Wolf And The Lion”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 5

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Here, five episodes in, Game Of Thrones becomes Game Of Thrones, dammit. With both fast-paced action and slow, meandering conversations, “The Wolf And The Lion” announces to both fantasy fans and television viewers that this is not the sort of … Continue reading

The Small Council: Which character improved most from book to screen?

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Welcome to a new weekly feature, The Small Council, where the staff and contributors of Winter Is Coming discuss and debate questions the most pressing questions of Game Of Thrones and the Seven Kingdoms. This week, we’re asking Which character do you think … Continue reading

Player of Thrones: Lord Varys (The Master of Whisperers)

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Welcome back to Player of Thrones, or as Zack Luye kindly pointed out to me it spells PoT…Anyways we have taken a gander into a few players so far this season. One just got his head smashed in last week…so … Continue reading

Looking Forward Season 4, Part 7: Lord Varys

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“Hello my old friend.  It’s been a long time” Don’t look now, but someone unabashedly dressed as Oz has returned.  For those of you that celebrate the annual ritual of dawning masks and face paint and dressing up like ghouls … 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.

HBO Asia releases 6 new photos

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HBO Asia’s Game of Thrones Facebook page has uploaded six new photos to their season two gallery. Well, technically, two of them are not new, as they are a part of EW’s gallery. However, the other four are all-new and … Continue reading

Day 61: More set photos from Dubrovnik

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You want more photos and videos from the set of Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik? Good, because the local media and fans are more than happy to oblige. First up, this report from DubrovnikTV.net, in which they interview Thrones producer … Continue reading

More pics!

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Winter Is Coming just got its meaty little hands on a number of new pics just released by HBO today. Like this one: No new characters, really, but these are beauties. The costuming is amazing. Props to Michele Clapton! I’ll … Continue reading

Mo casting and recasting

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Mo Ryan has published some further Game of Thrones casting news: Varys, the calculating spymaster for the king of Westeros, will be played by UK actor Conleth Hill. The role of Waymar Royce has been recast due to a scheduling issue. … Continue reading

Casting Varys

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As casting continues, I think it’s time we continue our look at some popular fan choices for the upcoming roles. This time around we’re going to be looking at the role of Varys. For the role we’ll need someone who … Continue reading


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