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My Secret Shame: I Still Don’t Know Everyone’s Names on Game of Thrones

It was a cute joke at the beginning. “I watch Game of Thrones, but there are so many characters, I can’t keep them all straight.” But then the show got a second season, a third season, and became one of the biggest, most popular TV shows in history. Names like Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Brienne of Tarth, and Arya Stark became almost as recognisable as Darth Vader, Captain Kirk, Frodo Baggins, and Indiana Jones. Read More >>

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A Game of Thrones Script Has Seemingly Settled That Big Ice Dragon Debate

It’s been over a year since Game of Thrones last aired, but the mystery of Viserion still lingers like a chilly breeze on a gross muggy day in midtown Manhattan. Now, thanks to a look at the script, we know the answers behind a couple of those key questions: Is he an ice dragon or a wight? Does he breathe fire or ice? And how did those stupid chains work? Okay, that last one’s unrelated but it’s still an important question, dammit. Read More >>

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HBO’s Confirmed Game of Thrones Season 8’s Episodes Won’t be Two Hours Long

Last year we learned that Game of Thrones' eighth season would be short. Only six episodes long, in fact, which doesn't seem like there's enough room to get everything done. But then we heard that some, but not all, of those episodes may be 'feature-length'. In other words they could be anything from 90 minutes to two hours long, rather than the more typical 50-60 minutes. But now we know there won't be anything that hits the two hour mark. Read More >>

Those 4 Other Potential Game of Thrones Prequels Are Dead, But the Fifth Is Good to Go

HBO has been hard at work figuring out how it’s going to continue the Game of Thrones legacy. This included commissioning a whopping five potential spinoffs set within the A Song of Ice and Fire universe. Now that one has been approved, it looks like the other ones have gotten the Ned Stark treatment. Read More >>

The Handmaid’s Tale and Westworld Score Big in This Year’s Emmy Nominations

The 70th Emmys are upon us, which means its time for some of the biggest hits in genre entertainment on television to get their nods—and they’ve done so in spades this year, with tons of nominations for Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, and more. Read More >>

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Maisie Williams Shared a Bloody Tribute to Her Time on Game of Thrones

Actors are starting to wrap filming their parts on the final, long-awaited, and still a long ways off final season of Game of Thrones. Actors often post on social media commemorating those sorts of endings, but I’ve not seen anything quite like Maisie Williams’ tribute to her time as Arya. Read More >>

George R.R. Martin Says Three Other Game of Thrones Prequels Are in ‘Active Development’

Last week’s news of Jane Goldman’s Game of Thrones prequel pilot may not be the end of HBO’s spinoff plans. Of course, we’ve known for some time that HBO was considering five possible prequels to continue, and expand, the Game of Thrones universe — but we still have no idea just how many will pan out. Goldman’s show getting a pilot suggests four remain, and on his blogA Song of Ice and Fire creator George R.R. Martin provided an update on the rest. Read More >>

The First Game of Thrones Spinoff Is a ‘Golden Age of Heroes’ Prequel

HBO has just given a pilot order to Jane Goldman’s Game of Thronesspinoff, one of five potential follow up shows to the acclaimed series currently in the works—and with it, we have the first story details, revealing a show set well before the Westeros we’re familiar with. Read More >>

George R.R. Martin’s Working on an Ice Dragon Movie That Has Nothing to Do With Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin is living his very best life and doing whatever the hell he wants. Though it’s sure to disappoint some of his fans, the former Livejournal user is moving full steam ahead with a new animated film based one of his non-Game of Thrones books. But don’t worry, there’s still a dragon. Read More >>

Research Claims Game of Thrones Leak Turned More People Into Long-Term Pirates

The last few years haven't been great for Game of Thrones' secrecy, starting with the 2015 leak that saw the first four episodes of the fifth season leak to torrent sites. HBO had been concerned about what the leak would mean for its business, and according to new research it wasn't good. Apparently that leak helped breed a new generation of pirates, and the effects didn't just impact Game of Thrones. Read More >>

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Please Try to Be Surprised: George R.R. Martin’s The Winds of Winter is Definitely Not Coming in 2018

The sun rises in the east, and sets in the west. Everything has its time, and everything dies. These are constants in life on the planet Earth. Another constant: The next chapter in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga, The Winds of Winter, has been delayed. Read More >>

A Brief History of George R.R. Martin’s Annoyance at Lady Stoneheart’s Exclusion From Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin has two strong consistencies in his professional life. One is writing infuriatingly mouthwatering food descriptions. The other is repeatedly reminding the world that he’s still not over Game of Thrones cutting one of his favourite characters from the novels: Lady Stoneheart. Read More >>

Game of Thrones’ Mountain Beat a World Record… by Basically Lifting a Mountain

The Mountain might be a dead man walking on Game of Thrones, but Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson might be the most “alive” person on the entire planet. Over the weekend, he beat a world record by casually deadlifting 472 KG/1,041 pounds. Now, all we need is to see him bench press a dragon. Read More >>

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The Makers of Game of Thrones Are Writing and Producing New Star Wars Movies

If you thought the Solo trailer was the big Star Wars news of the week, think again. Breaking news from the galaxy far, far away tells us that the creators of another fantasy epic, HBO’s Game of Thrones, will soon be working on a whole new series of Star Wars films. Read More >>

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Royal Mail’s Game of Thrones Stamp Collection Has Been Unveiled

Winter is coming for Royal Mail, who have finally unveiled the designs of their 15 Game of Thrones stamps which were announced earlier this month. Why send a letter with the face of the Queen of England on it when you can send one with the Queen of Westeros? Read More >>