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'UnREAL' Star Freddie Stroma Cast as Dickon Tarly for 'Game of Thrones' Season 6

September 05, 2015 01:09:27

Another star is added to the upcoming sixth season of "". Freddie Stroma, who plays the rich British playboy Adam Cromwell on Lifetime's series "", is tapped to portray Samwell Tarly's younger brother, Dickon.

In the George R.R. Martin novels, Dickon is made heir by their ruthless father, Randyll, who forced Sam to leave the family and join the Night's Watch. Samwell is played by John Bradley-West on the show while Lord Randyll hasn't been cast just yet.


Amanda Peet Threatens to Divorce 'Game of Thrones' Showrunner Over Jon Snow's Death

September 04, 2015 09:09:00

The death of Jon Snow may have affected the lives of many "" fans and it could be worse for who is married to the showrunner, David Benioff. The actress admitted that she's a big fan of 's character and she treatenened her husband with a divorce if he killed Jon Snow.

"I don't love [my husband] anymore. Jon Snow - I said if you kill him, that's it," she said on "" Wednesday night, September 2, "I'm in the process of getting divorced. I'm not kidding."


Report: 'Game of Thrones' Adds Pilou Asbaek as Euron Greyjoy for Season 6

September 03, 2015 12:09:56

"" may have found its next big baddie. Danish actor Pilou Asbęk ("" and "") is reportedly tapped to play Theon's uncle, Euron Greyjoy. According to Watchers on the Wall, Asbęk has been spotted filming with other cast in Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland.

In George R. R. Martin's book, Euron is nicknamed Crow's Eye for his eye patch. He is mentioned throughout the novels but makes his first appearance in "A Feast for Crows". He returns from his exile after Balon's death and courts Daenerys Targaryen to help him conquer Westeros.


'Game of Thrones' Stannis Is Alive, According to George R. R. Martin

August 28, 2015 01:08:30

"" books author George R. R. Martin has potentially dropped a major spoiler for the show. The writer recently revealed what happens to a character whose fate was up in the air as one of the major cliffhangers in the season 5 finale.

At the end of the fifth season, Stannis Baratheon finally came face to face with Brienne of Tarth, who had sworn to avenge the death of Renly Baratheon. It's believed that Stannis died in the hand of Brienne, though the scene didn't show it.


'Game of Thrones' Drops Major Filming Location, Hints at Less King's Landing-Centric Storyline

August 24, 2015 01:08:38

"" is dropping a major filming location for the next season. HBO has confirmed in a statement that the show would not be shooting in Croatia, which has been used as a stand-in for King's Landing, since the second season.

"We can confirm that based on story and location needs, 'Game of Thrones' will not be shooting in Croatia for season 6," the network says. "The question of whether the production will return to Croatia in the future will be decided once additional seasons are officially set by HBO. At that time, the production, along with HBO, will assess their location needs based on the scripts and storyline. HBO remains grateful to the HAVC and the Croatian crew for all of their continued support."


George R. R. Martin Promises 'Bittersweet' Ending for 'Game of Thrones'

August 13, 2015 09:08:20

"" story will have a "bittersweet" ending, George R. R. Martin assures fans in an interview with the New York Observer. "That's certainly not my intent," the author says when asked if he will write a "horrible apocalypse" for his series.

"I've said before that the tone of the ending that I'm going for is bittersweet. I mean, it's no secret that Tolkien has been a huge influence on me, and I love the way he ended Lord of the Rings. It ends with victory, but it's a bittersweet victory."


'Game of Thrones': Ned Stark Could Return in Flashback

August 12, 2015 03:08:30

"" has reportedly cast a young Ned Stark. Watchers on the Wall reports that 13-year-old English actor Sebastian Croft will step into the role, which was portrayed by in the first season of the hit HBO series.

Croft is a theater actor who has appeared in London West End productions of "Matilda" and "Les Miserables". He also starred as young Martius in "Coriolanus" at the Donmar Warehouse and as Oliver in a U.K. national tour of "Oliver!".


'Game of Thrones' Recasts Three-Eyed Raven With Max von Sydow

August 04, 2015 09:08:32

"" has recast a role as it's entering the production for season 6. Veteran actor , who has appeared in films like "The Exorcist", "Minority Report" and "", will play the Three-Eyed Raven in the upcoming installment of the hit series.

The Three-Eyed Raven is Bran Stark's mysterious tutor who usually appears in his dreams. The character was briefly seen in the fourth season finale when Bran finally met his mentor. The character was portrayed by Struan Rodger in the episode.


Ian McShane Joins 'Game of Thrones' for Season 6

August 02, 2015 11:08:07

"" is adding for the upcoming new season. The former "Deadwood" actor is cast to play a mystery role. According to a scoop from Entertainment Weekly, his character will have a small amount of screen-time but play an important role.

The HBO show is currently entering season 6. "Seven seasons and out has never been the conversation. The question is how much beyond the seventh season we're going to do," HBO programming president Michael Lombardo recently said. "[Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] feel like there's two more years after six. I would always love for them to change their minds."


HBO Chief: 'Game of Thrones' Could Go 8 Seasons and Beyond, Jon Snow Is Dead

July 31, 2015 08:07:48

The length of "" run once again became a topic of discussion when HBO took the stage at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills on Thursday, July 30. Speaking in front of critics and reporters, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo hinted that the network wanted at least two more seasons after the upcoming season 6.

"Seven seasons and out has never been the conversation. The question is how much beyond the seventh season we're going to do," he said. "[Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] feel like there's two more years after six. I would always love for them to change their minds."


Another Evidence of Jon Snow's Return to 'Game of Thrones' Surfaces

July 30, 2015 11:07:15

Despite no confirmation from HBO and "" showrunners, proof that Jon Snow is still alive keeps mounting. was once again spotted hanging out with fellow "Thrones" actor around the set in Belfast. In new photos obtained by Watchers on the Wall, he's seen grabbing a meal with who plays Missandei.


Kit Harington Hints at Jon Snow's Return to 'GoT' After Spotted Hanging Out With Co-Star

July 23, 2015 11:07:02

keeps fueling rumors that Jon Snow is still alive. Just a day after being spotted arriving at the Belfast, Ireland airport, presumably to film the sixth season "", the actor was photographed hanging out with co-star Ben Crompton (Eddison Tollett) on the streets of the city on Tuesday, July 21.

Sporting glasses and casual outfit consisting of a black hoodie underneath a dark-colored denim jacket and a pair of jeans, Harington was seen walking alongside Crompton while chatting with him and smoking a cigarette.


Kit Harington Returns to Belfast, Fuels Rumors of His 'Game of Thrones' Return

July 22, 2015 01:07:46

A new photo of just added a hint at Jon Snow's return to "" season 6. The actor was spotted arriving in the Belfast airport on Monday, July 20. It's believed that he returned to Northern Ireland, the home base of the HBO series, to join the production for the upcoming season as filming is set to begin this week.

In the last few weeks, there had been reports that Harington was back to Belfast for pre-production, though there were no photographic evidence. It was reported that the 28-year-old actor refused to take photos with any fans in Belfast.


'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Filming Location Supports Fan Theory of Jon Snow's Return

July 21, 2015 01:07:05

Another evidence that Jon Snow () will return to "" season 6 may have just surfaced. There have been theories among fans that Jon is actually the son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark (Ned's late sister) and was born in the Tower of Joy. Now, a filming location for the upcoming season may confirm it.

As fans have noticed, one of the newly announced filming locations, the Castillo de Zafra in Guadalajara, Spain, resembles the Tower of Joy from the books. In the books, the Tower of Joy was torn down long before the events of season 1. If the Castillo de Zafra indeed serves as a stand-in for the Tower of Joy, it will likely be featured in a flashback.


Emilia Clarke Says 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Will Be Full of 'Shocking' Moments

July 20, 2015 01:07:26

has hyped up the anticipation for "" season 6 while the show won't return until 2016. In an interview with LA Times, the Daenerys Targaryen depicter says she has read the script for next season.

"It's really exciting," she gushes, "Next season, I've said this before, but there's a lot of season where you need to (rightly so) kind of need to set the scene. And you have a couple of episodes where you're like, 'OK, feeding information, I get it. We're finding out about this person. And we know about that person. And oh, there's that person.' "


'Game of Thrones' Star Confirms Bran Stark Is Back in Season 6

July 14, 2015 08:07:00

After being absent in the whole season 5 of "", Bran Stark is coming back for the upcoming season 6. Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright who plays the character confirmed it to the Irish Examiner, "I can't say a lot, but I am back this season, and it's going to get particularly interesting with Bran. He has some interesting visions."

The 16-year-old English actor said he was busy with school when he wasn't filming the hit HBO series and he hasn't had time to watch the fifth season of the show. Asked if his co-star would return for season 6, he said, "I don't know (if he will come back). He's said he's not. I wish he would because I love Kit and because the character's so cool. Who knows? We start filming series six at the end of this month (July) so we'll see."


Maisie Williams Debunks 'Game of Thrones' Fan Theories on Jon Snow's Return

July 08, 2015 02:07:09

has become the latest "" star to weigh in on speculations about Jon Snow's possible return. While her co-star believes there's "a 50/50 chance" it could happen, the younger actress doesn't think so.

"I think people are trying to be very positive about this, like, 'It's fine. He's coming back. He's totally coming back, right? He's going to come back?' " Williams tells E! News. "I'm like, 'I don't think so. I'm very sorry!' I don't know, maybe he wanted to keep the hair in the end."


Kit Harington's Long Hair Sparks Rumors of His 'Game of Thrones' Return

July 06, 2015 08:07:25

There's still a glimpse of hope that Jon Snow will return in the next season of "". , who has played the bastard son of Ned Stark since the first season, was recently photographed at a Wimbledon tennis match in London sporting long locks, which were his character's iconic hair style.

Back in January, the actor who had revealed that he's contractually obligated to keep his hair long for the duration of the show appeared with shorter hair at the premiere of his movie "". The fact that he now grows his hair back sparks a speculation that he will reprise his role as Jon on the HBO series.


Emilia Clarke Thinks There Is '50/50 Chance' Jon Snow Returns to 'Game of Thrones'

June 26, 2015 11:06:56

's fan favorite character on "", Jon Snow, may be still alive. who plays Daenerys Targaryen believes there is a chance the bastard son of Eddard Stark may return to the HBO show.

Jon Snow was assassinated on the season five finale but Clarke thought "there are some helpful people there, who could bring Jon back to life." The actress said in an interview with MTV, "If I had to bet, I would say it's a 50/50 chance."


'Game of Thrones': Lena Headey's Body Double Recalls Scary Experience Filming Walk of Shame

June 20, 2015 09:06:12

Cersei's Walk of Shame was one of the highlights in "" season 5 finale. Now, another person who played an important role in the scene besides has been outed. She's actress Rebecca Van Cleave who served as Headey's body double for the naked scene.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, she talks about her experience filming the scene. "It was one of the scariest, most wonderful, most gratifying experiences I could have imagined," she shares. "I never in a million years would have thought I would be in Dubrovnik surrounded by hundreds of extras and crew members throwing food at me, but it was amazing."


'Game of Thrones' Coming to IMAX Theaters

January 06, 2015 02:01:35

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