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Post by Tregarde » 09/15/17

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See How Aegon Conquered Westeros in Game of Thrones' Official Animated Miniseries

Game of Thrones may be focused on the war for the Iron Throne, but there’s another epic battle in the past that’s just as iconic, and it’s finally getting a miniseries of its own.

HBO has unveiled a sneak peek at its storybook-style animated series called Game of Thrones Conquest & Rebellion, which looks at Aegon Targaryen’s conquest of the Seven Kingdoms, likely leading all the way through Robert’s Rebellion. The first episode, which is available online, is called “Valyria’s Last Scion: House Targaryen.” It tells the story of the Doom of Valyria, and ends on Aegon Targaryen’s sideways glance at Westeros. Oh yeah, that boy’s gonna conquer so many lands.

Bonus: The episode is narrated by Game of Thrones actor Harry Lloyd, in-character as Daenerys’ dickish brother Viserys. And he sounds a lot nicer than he did in the show—you know, before being burned to death by liquid gold. The afterlife must have done wonders for his personality.

There is speculation that Aegon Targaryen’s conquering of Westeros could be one of the prequels HBO is planning after Game of Thrones ends, so this could be HBO testing the waters on whether Aegon’s story could carry an entire series. Meanwhile, I’m still hoping we could get a prequel about Valyria, one of Game of Thrones’ coolest mysteries. But considering how many freaking dragons they would need, it seems highly unlikely.

The whole 45-minute miniseries is available as a bonus gift for pre-ordering the Game of Thrones season 7 Blu-ray. You can check out the first episode below.
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GoT anime style opening.

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RMTV viewers win, again!

http://wikiofthrones.com/13055/game-of- ... ason-8/?kv
Game of Thrones casts the role of Harry Strickland for Season 8!

Game of Thrones Season 8 has begun production, as you might already know. A while ago, we posted about the new casting calls for Season 8, and it had quite a few roles. Being the final season, the show will need to tie up a few loose ends, and that will require a few new roles to be cast. One such role now seems to have been cast now, and it is a somewhat important one. Read on!

The role in question is that of Harry Strickland, leader of the mercenary group we know as The Golden Company. German actor Marc Rissmann seems to have been cast for the past, according to his Spotlight CV, and Agency page, says a new report by Game of Thrones fan-site Watchers on the Wall. Rissmann has an impressive resume, too, having played some badass characters. There was a call for a mercenary character in the casting calls, and thanks to the sources linked above, we now have confirmation that the character is actually Harry Strickland.

Read the description of the role, below :

“Mercenary, aged 35-50. Described as “an authoritative, fit, cool and charismatic military type.” Horse riding skills are required, and the character will appear in two of the six episodes.”

We saw in Season 7 that Euron Greyjoy leaves to go team up with the Golden Company, for Cersei Lannister, so it looks like we will see Marc Rissmann share the screen with Pilou Asbæk (Euron), and maybe even Lena Headey (Cersei). It sounds like the character will carry some weight, so we can’t wait to see how it plays out. What about you? Talk to us in the comments, down below!
We would know Rissmann from The Last Kingdom.

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I was thinking about this today... it's going to be another YEAR before we see GoT again. Oy.

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Oh, bless him, but he ballsed that routine up good and proper. Still, I really appreciate that they were careful about the selection of music and didn't just throw in the GoT opening titles music and the Stark theme and left it at that.

However, he did a *bit* better in the Olympics. The video of his performance is here: https://www.nbcolympics.com/video/paul- ... free-skate

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Post by Psia » 04/01/18

I would have to give the blue ribbon of cosplay to this one.

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All the awards to this man.

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George R.R. Martin described plot details from the upcoming sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series (the source material for Game of Thrones), The Winds of Winter, noting the centrality of a character cut out of the HBO series entirely: Lady Stoneheart.

After Martin posted his cover image from the 2017 issue of the Chinese Esquire , A Song of Ice and Fire blogger BryndenBFish posted some loose translations to Reddit. While Google Translate doesn’t exactly capture the precise content or context of Martin’s answers, there are a few clear insights into The Winds of Winter.

The biggest is Martin’s description of Lady Stoneheart, which he describes as the biggest change from the book series to the HBO adaptation, our first indication the character is destined for big things in The Winds of Winter. “After Catelyn’s resurrection, it was Lady Stoneheart who became a vengeful and merciless killer,” Martin said, in approximate translation. “I still continue to write her. She is an important part of the entire book.”

George R.R. Martin described plot details from the upcoming sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series (the source material for Game of Thrones), The Winds of Winter, noting the centrality of a character cut out of the HBO series entirely: Lady Stoneheart.

After Martin posted his cover image from the 2017 issue of the Chinese Esquire , A Song of Ice and Fire blogger BryndenBFish posted some loose translations to Reddit. While Google Translate doesn’t exactly capture the precise content or context of Martin’s answers, there are a few clear insights into The Winds of Winter.

The biggest is Martin’s description of Lady Stoneheart, which he describes as the biggest change from the book series to the HBO adaptation, our first indication the character is destined for big things in The Winds of Winter. “After Catelyn’s resurrection, it was Lady Stoneheart who became a vengeful and merciless killer,” Martin said, in approximate translation. “I still continue to write her. She is an important part of the entire book.”

In A Storm of Swords, Beric Dondarrion resurrects Catelyn Stark after the Red Wedding. But she’s not the woman she used to be. Now Lady Stoneheart, Catelyn begins hanging Freys and anyone else present at the feast where her son Robb was killed and her own throat slit. Here’s a Frey describing what she looks like:

“Her cloak and collar hid the gash his brother’s blade had made, but her face was even worse than he remembered. The flesh had gone pudding soft in the water and turned the color of curdled milk. Half her hair was gone and the rest had turned as white and brittle as a crone’s. Beneath her ravaged scalp, her face was shredded skin and black blood where she had raked herself with her nails. But her eyes were the most terrible thing. Her eyes saw him, and they hated.”

Lady Stoneheart makes only one other appearance, in A Feast for Crows, where she condemns Brienne of Tarth and Podrick Payne to hanging for aiding Jaime Lannister. The characters have been in limbo since that book’s release in 2005. Sometimes it’s easy to forget just how far Game of Thrones has moved past George R.R. Martin’s published material. Jon Snow will still be dead when we finally get our hands on The Winds of Winter.

Martin also addressed his writing process for The Winds of Winter, countering the suggestion that he has writer’s block or is otherwise avoiding work on the follow-up to A Dance with Dragons. Instead, he blames the demands of travel, interviewing and the myriad other distractions in his professional life. Martin mentions his work editing the Wild Cards series, writing episodes of Game of Thrones and jumping between “six different projects.”

“They think I must be ‘blocked.’ But this is a narrow field of vision,” Martin says, again, doubly translated. “The most important, most difficult, most ambitious and longest time is The Winds of Winter.”

There’s still no word on a release date for The Winds of Winter.
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Game of Thrones Filming Ends—Forever!
July 7, 2018


Though the Game of Thrones wrap party took place last Sunday, production didn’t stop. Only a few cast members remained this week, but that’s not to say it was a private affair: appropriately enough, when season eight filming actually ended, it was at the gigantic King’s Landing set where much of the climactic action will apparently take place.

According to our sources, the last day of filming was yesterday. It’s really over—for good. Before bidding the show a final farewell, let’s catch up with the last week of filming, as well as Maisie Williams‘s heartbreaking (and a bit ominous) goodbye on social media.

First of all, there was an unexpected return to the new Magheramorne green screen set. We don’t know why they went back there after three months, but it’s probably for some more of what was filmed before: scenes in the snow involving armies and riding parties.

The main action this week, however, began and ended at the King’s Landing set:

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These final filming photos reiterate just how screwed the Seven Kingdoms capital will be. It’s difficult to gauge the extent of the damage, but if this is what was accomplished in a physical set, I can only imagine the mayhem King’s Landing will go through once all the visual effects are done and we see it on our screens in season eight… next year.

As for who was left filming these scenes after most of their peers were done, rumors abound (Kit Harington is said to be one of them), but the only one we know for sure about is Maisie Williams, who left this heartfelt message on her Instagram today:

“Goodbye Belfast. Goodbye Arya. Goodbye Game of Thrones. What a joy I’ve had. Here’s to the adventures to come”.

This was followed by several hashtags, such as “last woman standing”, which could refer to Williams being the last cast member on set… or, if she meant Arya, to something more ominous. Not as ominous as her bloody shoes accompanying the message, though:

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk7fHbnA7Cy ... e_williams

So this is it. For those of us who follow filming news, now the true off-season begins. And it will be a long one: there is no season eight premiere date set yet, but we’ll have to wait more than the usual few months; perhaps as much as an entire year or thereabouts. During this terrifying Long Night, here at Watchers on the Wall we’ll keep the lights on with the help of our wonderful feature writers and the podcast we recently announced (coming soon!); and of course we’ll keep reporting on interviews, casting news (there is some of that on the way), and whatever else makes this wait hurt just a little bit less.

Thank you all, fellow spoilerphiles and the community at large, for sticking with us!
Noooooooooo!
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