Take the Black: All about George R.R. Martin's "nightmare year"

We talk about George R.R. Martin's despairing blog post, House of the Dragon season 2 reshoots, changes to Avatar: The Last Airbender, the finale of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, and more.
2023 Atlanta Film Festival - Image Film Awards Gala
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Welcome to Take the Black, the show where we talk over the latest developments in the worlds of fantasy, sci-fi, books, movies and TV. This week, we go over a despairing blog post written by A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin, hoping it doesn't suggest the worst. It's a bit of a heavy discussion, but so is the blog post. If you want to say something nice to Martin, considering visiting this link.

We also talk about a minor controversy involving Netflix's upcoming live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender, talk over the first season of Percy Jackson and the Olympians now that it's over, and more. Watch our new episodes below!

And of course we blast through another WiC News Lightning Round. Plus, is there any actor you like so much that you would see a movie they're in even if it doesn't look like something you'd enjoy absent their involvement? Sound off on this philosophy.

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