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'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."


HBO Releases 'Game of Thrones: A Day in the Life' Featurette

February 09, 2015 10:02:50

HBO debuted ": A Day in the Life" featurette to tide fans over the season 5 premiere. The behind-the-scenes featurette gives a look at one full day of production on the HBO hit series in three different countries, offering a glimpse at a castle in Spain that will represent the Kingdom of Dorne.

Elsewhere, in Dubrovnik, Croatia, is filming a scene where Cersei wants to meet the High Sparrow, portrayed by Jonathan Pryce. In between takes, she's seen joking around with co-star Ian Beattie and co-showrunner David Benioff.


Original 'Game of Thrones' Pitch Letter Includes Disturbing Love Triangle

February 07, 2015 11:02:44

Early ideas for George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire", which HBO's popular series "" is based on, have leaked, revealing a shocking love story that fans of the show might never imagine. British booksellers Waterstones tweeted (and then deleted) photos of a three-page letter from the author to his publisher HarperCollins, pitching an outline for a proposed trilogy.

Among some details mentioned in the letter is a love triangle involving Arya Stark, Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister. Martin wrote, "Their passion will continue to torment Jon and Arya throughout the trilogy, until the secret of Jon's true parentage is revealed in the last book." To further complicate things, Tyrion falls "helplessly in love with Arya Stark" and this will lead to a "deadly rivalry between Tyrion and Jon Snow."


'Game of Thrones' Releases Official Trailer and Photos From Season 5

January 31, 2015 10:01:33

HBO has finally released the first official trailer for "" season 5. Making its way out online via the show's Facebook page following its debut during the IMAX screenings, it sees Littlefinger telling Sansa to avenge the death of her family members, Lord Varys talking with Tyrion about who deserves to be the king of the Seven Kingdoms, and Jon Snow in a war among other things.


First Trailer for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5: There's No Justice

January 30, 2015 04:01:34

The first trailer for "" season 5 debuted during the IMAX screening of the show and it has now landed online in bootleg version, revealing revenge as one of the themes in the next installment. "There's no justice in this world. Not unlesss we make it," Lord Petyr Baelish a.k.a. Littlefinger tells Sansa Stark, urging her to avenge the deaths of her family.

Meanwhile, Cersei Lannister is still mad at her brother Tyrion whom she blames for the death of her son Joffrey, calling him a "little monster." Tyrion himself is now on the run and is somewhere far from King's Landing. He is seen talking with Lord Varys about who deserves to take the throne. "The Seven Kingdoms need a ruler that is loved by millions, with a powerful army and the right family name," Lord Varys says and he is apparently not talking about a male king.


New 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Viral Promo Sees More Characters

January 30, 2015 11:01:19

"" keeps teasing fans with another short promo for the upcoming season 5. The latest viral teaser, which was sent out to fans who signed up for the viral marketing campaign on Thursday, January 29, offers a quick look at scenes from the next installment.

The video features Daenerys although only her eyes are seen. There's also a glimpse of The Great Sept in King's Landing, someone playing with a toy stag which is the sigil of House Baratheon, Reek and Ramsay Snow meeting, someone fighting, Melisandre, men carrying banners on horses and one of Dany's dragons.


'Game of Thrones' IMAX Experience Trailer Offers Glimpse of Season 5

January 21, 2015 11:01:18

"" season 5 is not airing until this coming fall, but new footage from the next installment has been shared via a trailer for the IMAX screenings of the show. The said scene, seen toward the end of the video, gives a quick look at scruffy Tyrion Lannister coming out of a box.


Viola Davis Wants a Role on 'Game of Thrones'

January 17, 2015 11:01:31

is now headlining ABC's "", but there's another TV show which she dreams of appearing on. In an interview with TV Guide, the two-time Academy Award-nominated actress says she wants to guest star on "".

"I would love to be on 'Game of Thrones'," Davis says. "I love that show. I would want to play a character like Diana Rigg [who plays Olenna Tyrell]. Like, a really great, just no-nonsense formidable queen. But I want to kill somebody. With a spear. How's that?"


New 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Teaser Brings the Sight of Arya

January 15, 2015 11:01:29

HBO has debuted another teaser for "" season 5, this time focusing solely on Arya Stark. The short clip features old scene, in which Arya killed a man at the Inn when she was still with The Hound, and the voice of her fencing teacher, Syrio Florel, saying, "There is only one thing we say to death. Not today," which was taken from the first season.

The snippet also hints at Arya's future as she's seen standing in front of black and white doors believed to be representing The House of Black and White. In the book, Arya finds her way to the House of Black and White, the temple of the Many-Faced God and the headquarters of the Faceless Men, after she arrives in Braavos.


HBO Sets Premiere Dates of 'Game of Thrones', 'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley' New Seasons

January 09, 2015 08:01:05

HBO has set a return date for its hit series "". The network announced on Thursday, January 8 at the Television Critics Association winter press tour that the highly anticipated fifth season of the medieval drama would launch Sunday, April 12.

On the same day, -starring comedy "" and tech-themed sitcom "" will return with a fourth season and a second season respectively. These shows' returns follow the conclusions of "", "" and "" which all debut this Sunday, January 11.


'Game of Thrones' Coming to IMAX Theaters

January 06, 2015 02:01:35

"" is getting IMAX treatment. The HBO series based on George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel series is coming to big screen in the format for a special airing of the last two episodes of its fourth season, along with an exclusive trailer for season 5.

The show is coming to 150 IMAX theaters across the States for one week beginning January 23. The two episodes, "The Watchers on the Wall" and "The Children", will be digitally re-mastered to be compatible with the IMAX format. According to IMAX, "Thrones" will be the first TV series to be presented in the format.


'Game of Thrones' New Special Planned for February 2015

December 31, 2014 09:12:16

"" season 5 isn't coming until spring, but HBO has apparently prepared something special to tide fans over the show's return. The premium cable channel has planned "Game of Thrones: A Day in the Life" special for Sunday, February 8 at 7:30 P.M. ET.

A fan who first spotted the addition of the special to HBO's programming schedule notified Winteriscoming.net, but the network has not officially announced it. Details of the special are not available yet.


'Game of Thrones' Is the Most Pirated TV Show of the Year Again

December 27, 2014 08:12:51

"" still holds the throne when it comes to online piracy. The hit fantasy drama series has been named the most pirated TV show for the third consecutive year, according to TorrentFreak.

The HBO series leads way ahead of its competitors with an estimated 8.1 million illegal downloads in 2014, based on data compiled from several public BitTorrent trackers. This comes as no surprise since earlier this year the show set a new piracy record when more than 250,000 people were sharing one single torrent at the same time, a few hours after the first torrent of the season 4 finale was available.


Tyrion Gets Concealed in 'Game of Thrones' New Season 5 Teaser

December 22, 2014 11:12:23

New footage from "" season 5 has been released by HBO in a promo for its 2015 shows. It sees Cersei in King's Landing and Jon Snow in The Wall, before sharing more interesting looks at Tyrion and Arya.

Tyrion, seemingly having escaped the castle after committing murders in King's Landing, now sports a beard likely to conceal himself. Arya, who was last seen using a special coin given to her by Jaqen H'ghar to get on a ship to Braavos, has apparently landed on the shores.


'Game of Thrones' Unleashes Another Mysterious Teaser for Season 5

December 19, 2014 04:12:02

HBO has dropped another teaser for "" season 5. Sent via Twitter or text message, the mysterious video offers a quick look at someone believed to be Arya Stark clutching a sword, the black-and-white doors, Daenerys Targaryen's Unsullied tapping their wooden spears, and Jon Snow with another character.


'Game of Thrones' Unveils New Mysterious Teaser for Season 5

December 17, 2014 02:12:43

"" is not returning until 2015, but HBO keeps teasing fans with a mysterious promo for the upcoming season 5. The latest snippet released by the network offers a quick look at scenes from the next installment. There's a blurry shot of Sansa Stark, a glimpse of Tyrion Lannister, his sister Cersei behind a window, a three-eyed raven, someone rowing a boat and a book being shut.


'Game of Thrones' Debuts First Teaser for Season 5

November 26, 2014 03:11:35

"" is not returning until spring 2015, but already HBO teased fans of the hit series with a mysterious promo for season 5. The short video offers a quick look at Arya stabbing a man with Needle, holding Jaqen H'ghar's coin and lying alone in the woods.

"I see a darkness in you," says Melisandre. It's a line from season 3 of the medieval drama. The video, posted on the show's official Twitter and Facebook with a caption which reads, "The raven brings 'The Sight,' " ends with a shot of black and white doors believed to be representing The House of Black and White, hinting at where Arya will end up in the upcoming installment.


'Game of Thrones' Showrunner Confirms Bran Stark Is Not in Season 5

November 06, 2014 10:11:01

Bran Stark is indeed not going to be featured on "" season 5. After Kristian Nairn who plays Hodor spilled the beans last September, writer and executive producer David Benioff finally confirms it in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. "Ideally that wouldn't have gotten out and it's unfortunate it did," he says.

Now that everyone already knows, the showrunner explains why Bran is not in the upcoming season of the show. "The fact is, even though we're making changes to the books and adapting as necessary, we're trying to keep the various storylines the same as the books and trying to keep them roughly [chronologically] parallel," he says. "And last year we caught up to the end of Bran's storyline [in George R.R. Martin's most recent 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novel, 'A Dance with Dragons']. So if we pushed him forward this season, then he's way ahead of where the other characters are."


'Game of Thrones' Actors Sign On for Season 7, Get Huge Pay Raises

October 31, 2014 10:10:20

"" has secured the main cast through a potential season 7. The principal actors, who were initially signed through six seasons of the show, have signed new contracts that extend their stay on the hit HBO series until a possible seventh season.

As part of the deal, the actors reportedly get big pay raises. , , , and , who are included in the "A" tier, are paid at the highest level, The Hollywood Reporter says. According to Deadline, they fivesome will receive close to $300,000 an episode.


'Game of Thrones' Recasts the Mountain Again

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