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Video: Coldplay Gathers 'Game of Thrones' Cast for a Musical in Red Nose Day Sketch

May 22, 2015 03:05:36

The full story behind the making of 's ": The Musical" is revealed in a 12-minute sketch that aired during NBC's Red Nose Day. Apparently most of the cast members initially thought it was a bad idea until came and saved the day.

The Jon Snow depicter and his co-stars including , , Alfie Allen and more started joining for practices. Then more actors like , and also supported the project.


'Game of Thrones' Creator Responds to Uproar Regarding Sansa's Wedding Twist

May 19, 2015 04:05:07

"" caused Twitter uproar with the latest twist in the recent episode which saw [SPOILER ALERT!] Sansa marrying Ramsay and being forced to consummate their marriage while Theon/Reek watched. The horrific storyline didn't exist in the books. In the novels, the sadistic Ramsay wed Jeyne Poole, a girl posing as Sansa's sister Arya, instead.

Fans then emailed the books author George R. R. Martin and commented on his website to express their displeasure about the disturbing rape twist. On his official LiveJournal, Martin responded to the criticisms and defended the show.


'Game of Thrones' 5.07 Preview: Jon Snow Prepares for Conflict

May 18, 2015 10:05:34

Jon Snow takes the rest of the Wildlings on his mission in the next episode of "", ignoring the other Night Watchmen's opposition. Alliser Thorne calls Jon's mission "reckless" and considers it as an insult to their brothers who died fighting the Wildlings. The situation is also not good for Sam who is left behind at The Wall with no friends.

Meanwhile, Stannis is ready for a fight. He insists, "We march to victory, or we march to defeat. But we go forward." Ramsay, apparently prepares to fight against Stannis, kisses Sansa goodbye.


'Game of Thrones' 5.06 Preview: Littlefinger Answers to Cersei's Request

May 11, 2015 11:05:50

A potential fight is brewing on "" as Ellaria sends the Sand Snakes for an attack in the next episode. Seemingly unfazed by the tension between their families, Trystane Martell is wooing his bride-to-be Myrcella in Dorne in a promo for the said outing.

Meanwhile, Olenna Tyrell and Littlefinger are back in King's Landing, where things have been different since they left the town, with the Sparrow now gaining more power. Cersei, meanwhile, prepares for the worst, asking Littlefinger if the knights of the Vale will fight for the king.


'Game of Thrones' 5.05 Preview: Tyrion Sees Dany's Dragon

May 04, 2015 11:05:56

"Winter is coming," so Jon Snow warns a boy of the Night's Watch in a preview for the next episode of "". He is worried about what's coming with the winter as Stannis Baratheon and his army are marching off The Wall.

Brienne also has a thing to worry about as she thinks Sansa is in danger, after she returned to Winterfell and Lord Petyr Baelish arranged a marriage between Sansa and Ramsay Bolton. Ramsay, meanwhile, is seen making a threat.


'Game of Thrones' 5.04 Preview: Rebellion in Meereen

April 27, 2015 02:04:47

A war is brewing in Meereen in the next episode of "". Dany continues to face challenges as the Sons of Harpy apparently lead a rebellion against the Mother of Dragons who is ruling the land.

Meanwhile, another war is coming to King's Landing. Ellaria recruits Prince Oberyn's bastard daughters, Obara, Tyene and Nymeria, also known as Sand Snakes to avenge the death of their father.


'Game of Thrones' 5.03 Preview: All Men Must Serve

April 20, 2015 10:04:21

Cersei and Jon Snow have the reasons to be worried on "". As the former received a threat from Dorne, the latter believes that Castle Black is in danger as there are many enemies there.

Littelfinger continues to manipulate Sansa, encouraging her to avenge her family's deaths. Arya continues her training in the House of Black and White and Jaqen H'ghar is seen telling her in a preview for next week's episode, "All men must serve."


'Game of Thrones' 5.02 Preview: Cersei Receives a Threat

April 13, 2015 01:04:04

"" season 5 officially kicked off on Sunday, April 12. Following the airing of the first episode, a preview for the second episode is debuted online. In the snippet, Doran Martell (Alexander Siddig) is visibly upset when he's reminded of his brother Oberyn's death.

The Lannisters, of course, won't get away without any consequence after the death of Prince Oberyn Martell. As Ellaria Sand () seeks revenge for Oberyn's death, Cersei fears for her daughter's safety in Dorne after she receives a threatening message.


Four New Episodes of 'Game of Thrones' Leak Online Before Season 5 Premiere

April 13, 2015 08:04:33

The excitement for the new season of "" was spoiled when four episodes of the fifth season were leaked online before the show's season premiere on Sunday, April 12 on HBO. The leaked episodes surfaced in standard definition on torrent sites Saturday and have been downloaded more than 100,000 times within the first three hours they were available.

Addressing the leak, the cable network says in a statement, "Sadly, it seems the leaked four episodes of the upcoming season of 'Game of Thrones' originated from within a group approved by HBO to receive them. We're actively assessing how this breach occurred."


Video: George R.R. Martin Presents Animated Version of 'Game of Thrones'

April 11, 2015 01:04:25

Just a few days shy of "" season 5 premiere, TBS' "" came up with its own version of the hit HBO series. The talk show has just debuted a fake animated series based on the world of Westeros and asked author George R.R. Martin to introduce the sneak peek.

Despite being described as a "brand new cartoon series for kids," "Lil Thrones" doesn't attempt to tone down the R-rated scenes as the sneak peek includes some nudity and violent scenes, including showing Ned Stark's severed head.


George R.R. Martin Releases Excerpt From New 'Game of Thrones' Book 'Winds of Winter'

April 03, 2015 01:04:52

The new "A Song of Ice and Fire" book won't be coming anytime soon, but George R.R. Martin has shared a teaser from the highly anticipated sixth novel, "The Winds of Winter". The author released on his website a chapter from the highly anticipated book told from the perspective of Sansa Stark.

The excerpt which contains spoilers for "" fans focuses on Alayne, the alias of Sansa while she's living with Lord Baelish a.k.a. Littlefinger in the Vale. The last time Martin wrote a chapter from Sansa's point of view was in the fourth novel, "A Feast for Crows".


'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Won't Spoil the Books Just Yet

March 25, 2015 08:03:54

"" will not spoil the books in this forthcoming season 5. After saying that the TV series would outpace the books, showrunner David Benioff now makes it clear that it won't happen in the fifth season just yet.

"We're not really beyond the books yet," Benioff tells Mashable. "Thinking about the first scene of the season and the last scene of the season, it's all still within the novels [published so far], so you're still mostly safe."


'Game of Thrones' Showrunner Says the TV Series Will Spoil the Books

March 24, 2015 08:03:24

"" showrunners have found the solution to fans' concern that George R. R. Martin may not finish the next "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel in time to provide material for the TV show. Speaking in a panel discussion at the Oxford Union, showrunner David Benioff revealed that he and co-showrunner Dan Weiss already knew the plots of the books and the show would spoil it.

"Luckily, we've been talking about this with George for a long time, ever since we saw this could happen, and we know where things are heading. And so we'll eventually, basically, meet up at pretty much the same place where George is going; there might be a few deviations along the route, but we're heading towards the same destination," he said.


'Game of Thrones' Actor Shocked to Learn a Big Character Will Die This Season

March 19, 2015 09:03:14

"" author George R. R. Martin had said that the show wouldn't stick to the books in season 5 by killing off characters who didn't die in the books. Now, a new tidbit reveals that at least one longtime actor will be one of the victims of casualties in this season.

The mysterious cast member, who is important enough to get a trailer on the set, tells Entertainment Weekly, "It proves you should probably not read the books." He/she was surprised to learn the character's fate, sharing, "I thought this season I was going to have more to do, and I was really looking forward to that. And then I got my dates from my agent and I thought, 'That doesn't tally.' Because there was no way if they were sticking to the books I should be in it for that number of weeks. It seemed to me they must be writing me out."


George R.R. Martin: Ten Seasons of 'Game of Thrones' Sounds Fine to Me

March 14, 2015 10:03:57

George R.R. Martin supports Michael Lombardo's wish for ten seasons of "". Addressing the show's future, the author of "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel series which the show is based on wrote on his blog he would love to see the show run for ten years, but right now no one knows when the show will end. "I don't know. No one knows," he wrote on Thursday night, March 12.

"I allowed that ten years sounded fine to me. I continue to hear similar sentiments from HBO every time I have a meeting with them, be it in LA or New York," he said, before adding, "Right now, 'Game of Thrones' is guaranteed only six seasons. That's all HBO has officially committed to, by contract. We can speculate about additional seasons beyond that, but that's all it is, speculation."


HBO Wants More Than Seven Seasons of 'Game of Thrones', but Not a Movie

March 13, 2015 08:03:43

"" could last until a tenth season, if the decision is solely in the hands of HBO. Michael Lombardo, programming president of the cable channel, says he wants more than seven seasons that have been discussed so far.

"Would I love the show to go 10 years as both a fan and a network executive? Absolutely," Lombardo tells EW.com. He admits that he hasn't talked about the possibility with showrunners with David Benioff and Dan Weiss, who previously stated that the show might wrap up after "seven or eight" seasons.


'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Photos Reveal Arya's New Look and the Sand Snakes

March 12, 2015 09:03:28

Entertainment Weekly has released its ""-themed covers for its newest edition. Daenerys Targaryen (), Jon Snow (), Tyrion Lannister () and Arya Stark () are featured in each of the covers separately.


New 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Trailer: 'I'm a Queen, Not a Butcher'

March 10, 2015 11:03:06

HBO has released a new trailer for "" season 5 as it announced a standalone streaming service launched in partnership with Apple. The new video features fresh scenes and is packed with action sequence.

"Lannister, Baratheon, Stark, Tyrell, they're all just spokes on a wheel," Daenerys Targaryen says. "This one's on top and that one's on top and on and on it spins, crushing those on the ground. We're not going to stop the wheel. I'm going to break the wheel."


'Game of Thrones' Unleashes Poster and Two Clips From Season 5

February 28, 2015 08:02:10

New sneak peeks are brought forward as it gets closer to the season 5 premiere of "". HBO has released a poster and two clips to share more glimpses of the upcoming installment.

The official one-sheet features Tyrion coming face-to-face with a dragon, likely one of Daenerys Targaryen's dragons, while he is aboard a ship. This leads to a speculation that Tyrion will not only meet Dany's dragon in the new season, but also the Mother of Dragons herself.


'Game of Thrones' Author Says There Will Be Surprising Deaths in Season 5

February 17, 2015 09:02:24

George R. R. Martin warns readers of his "Song of Ice and Fire" novels and fans of "" that there will be surprising deaths in the upcoming season 5 of the hit TV series. The book author revealed this when he attended the Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 14.

"People are going to die who don't die in the books, so even the book readers will be unhappy," he told Showbiz411. "So everybody better be on their toes. David and D.B. (series co-creators and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss) are even bloodier than I am."


'Game of Thrones' Coming to IMAX Theaters

January 06, 2015 02:01:35

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