The first episode of HBO's Game of Thrones was a remarkable piece of television that showed the world that it was actually possible to make a TV show out of George R.R. Martin's sprawling fantasy epic. However, things didn't always look...Show More Summary
In a recent Scriptnotes podcast, "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss gave some details about the show's notorious pilot — the one that was so bad it had to be almost completely re-shot. "Thrones" is now one ofShow More Summary
The words 'Lady Stoneheart' and 'Young Griff' carry little meaning for 'Thrones' viewers who have not read George R.R. Martin's novels. read more
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has been hard at work on her upcoming film, Me Before You. While the movie is not scheduled to open until June, the first official trailer has been released. Along with offering a first look at Clarke in her new role, the trailer also revealed that Clarke’s character is... Show More Summary
"Game of Thrones" as you know it almost never saw the light of day. In a sit-down with "Scriptnotes" podcast hosts and screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin, "GoT" co-creators and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss dished on their disastrous unaired pilot. "It took us almost four years to get the pilot made," Benioff said. Show More Summary
Game Of Thrones is the HBO mega-hit, the fantasy series which made grim & gritty cool again and flooded the Internet with a deluge of nascent nerds and incest jokes. However, according to the show’s creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the TV adaptation of The Song Of Ice And Fire series was almost never made in the first place, thanks to their first, disastrous […]
January’s IndieBox game is Armello, a CCG-board game-strategy game featuring cute animals slaughtering each other like a furry Game of Thrones. League of Geeks’ indie game came out digitally just last September, and thanks […]
Like the rest of her family, Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) has undoubtedly had a rough time on HBO's top-rated fantasy drama series "Game of Thrones."
A couple of clickbait sites (that I won't dignify with a link) have been posting claims that HBO is working on a Game of Thrones prequel movie based around Robert's Rebellion, the civil war that took place twenty years before the events of the TV series and saw Robert Baratheon take the Iron Throne. Show More Summary
Last week, I had trouble pinpointing a way to adequately describe You, Me and the Apocalypse, but I think I've finally got it. This show is NBC's Game of Thrones.Think about it: It's a sprawling epic, a British import, the characters often face dire consequences, and it's even got that... More »
The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s show is probably a PG-13. It’s not very strong language, but there’s a little bit there. So just a fair warning if you have kids in the car. [Begin live show] John: You guys think you can […]
Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss reveal the early reactions to their original, 'awful' version of the 'Game of Thrones' pilot.
Turbine is looking for someone with experience as an artist and an art director to take up the latter role again on the company's new Game of Thrones mobile game at its Needham, Massachusetts studio....
Six years after its completion, the original, unaired Game of Thrones pilot — directed by Spotlight's Tom McCarthy, and featuring different actors for Daenerys Targaryen and Catelyn Stark — remains a source of fascination for fans, for the simple reason that almost no one outside the production has ever seen... More »
Game of Thrones is one of those great, unlikely Hollywood success stories. Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss took a complicated series of fantasy novels and, under the care of HBO, crafted a cultural phenomenon. At its best, Game of Thrones makes incorporating dense, compelling characters, and a wide scope into a single package look easy. Show More Summary
Although he gained a certain level of notoriety for playing Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game Of Thrones, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson has mostly harnessed his physical powers for good, i.e., Strong Man competitions in Europe and his native Iceland. Show More Summary
It’s not exactly uncommon knowledge at this point that the never-released Game of Thrones pilot wasn’t just totally different to what we got ; it was a downright disaster. But it eventually got reworked into something that sparked a cultural sensation is a miracle... and hoo boy, do David Benioff and D. B. Weiss know it. Read more...
It’s fair to say that a majority of the cast in The Walking Dead have a shorter life expectancy than many of the Game of Thrones alumni, but despite this, some characters are just too important to be killed off. During five and a half seasons, many have come and gone during the zombie apocalypse,... Show More Summary
It's a good sign that you have faith in your movie when you start developing a sequel before the first one is even released. Sure, big boys like Marvel, DC, Lucasfilm, and others plan things out in advance all the time, but even a big movie like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles didn't have a sequel greenlit until the first one became a hit. Show More Summary
Sumner Redstone is out as chairman of half his $40 bln empire, with the job going to the CEO. That swaps one kind of poor governance for another but at least Les Moonves has done well for shareholders. A double grip on power at Viacom may not come so easily to Philippe Dauman.