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The Contentious ‘Long Night’ Episode Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Has Already Won Five Emmys

The main Emmy awards aren’t until September 22, but there are so many categories — and of such incredibly specific nature — that there are two separate shows. The ones dubbed “Creative Arts” Emmys aren’t cool enough to air on television, and they’re even held a week before the one that will air on Fox […]

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A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series About All Things House Targaryen May Be Getting A Pilot Green Light

Even though Game of Thrones has come to an end, HBO, author George R.R. Martin, and many others have been working to develop several potential prequel series. One has already been filming for some time. Many others, however, have either hit an impasse or been effectively shut down. Even so, it seems that remaking and […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Showrunners Have Finally Addressed The Infamous Coffee Cup

HBO Months after “The Last of the Starks” aired on HBO, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have finally addressed the gaffe that made the final season’s fourth episode so memorable. We are, of course, referring to the infamous stray coffee cup that was left on a table in front of Emilia […]

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The ‘GoT’ Creators Finally Explained How That Coffee Cup Got There

The final season of Game of Thrones was a brain-bleedingly disappointing conclusion, save for a few moments of brilliance—namely, that glorious hang-out episode, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms”—but nothing summed up the season’s brutally rushed feeling like that coffee cup. Yes, a to-go cup of coffee sitting in front of Daenerys somehow made it […]

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Nathalie Emmanuel Tells Us How ‘The Dark Crystal’ Has Plenty In Common With ‘Game Of Thrones’

Getty Image Nathalie Emmanuel is perhaps best known these days for portraying Missandei on Game of Thrones. As the Khaleesi’s right-hand woman who met a tragic end, Emmanuel’s steely expression while uttering her final cry (“Dracarys”) served as a message of strength and helped fuel the series’ final episodes. Emmanuel is also voicing a key […]

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A ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Star Insists The End Is ‘Less Controversial’ Than ‘Game Of Thrones’

LUCASFILM Among the many, many things that Disney’s D23 expo exposed fans and shareholders to, one of the brightest (or darkest?) hallmarks was the minute’s worth of new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Billed as the final film of the original Star Wars saga, the series’ ninth entry is sure to garner […]

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Kit Harington Is Joining The MCU With A Key Role In ‘The Eternals’

Helen Sloan for HBO If you were wondering if Kit Harington would be okay post-Game of Thrones, you can now breathe easy. Among the avalanche of news coming out of the annual Disney’s D23 Expo — from the new trailer for The Mandalorian to first looks at the Scarlet Witch/Vision show to word that Jeff […]

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Kit Harington Says He Wishes Jon Snow Had Been The One Who Killed The Night King

HBO Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers lurk below (and in the headline) There were a lot of controversial bits littered about the final season of Game of Thrones, but one wasn’t so much contentious as surprising: It was Arya who fell the villainous, creepy Night King. The leader of the White Walkers ate it in […]

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George R.R. Martin Doesn’t Think HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Series Was Good For His Books

HBO Months have past and everyone is still talking about how Game of Thrones should have ended. That’s because HBO’s hugely popular fantasy series, which came to an end after eight seasons in mid-May, had become an integral part of popular culture. So, of course, everyone is going to have an opinion about how showrunners […]

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George R.R. Martin Says He Can Finally Finish the Books Now that ‘GoT’ Is Over

The cast of Game of Thrones may be a little “upset” about all those extremely negative reactions to the eighth and final season earlier this year, but George R.R. Martin is feeling pretty happy that the show is done, apparently. On Sunday, the Observer published an interview with Martin talking about the fact that Game […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Showrunners Tried (And Mostly Failed) To Prank Alfie Allen With A Fake Script

[embedded content] The many, many controversies surrounding the quality of Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season notwithstanding, Alfie Allen’s Emmy nomination is surely well deserved. As the actor responsible for portraying the series-long salvation of Theon Greyjoy explained during his recent appearance on The Late Late Show, however, he didn’t think it was actually […]

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It Sounds Like HBO’s Controversial ‘Confederate’ Series Is Dead Following Its Creators’ Netflix Deal

Getty Image On Wednesday, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ long-rumored Netflix deal was confirmed by the streaming giant. Whether or not the pair will actually be taking home a massive $200 million for the overall deal remains to be seen, but one thing is evidently clear: their controversial Confederate series over […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Showrunners Will Take Their Talents To Netflix

Getty Image A few weeks after the first reports of David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ rumored negotiations with Netflix and a host of other major outlets, it seems the Game of Thrones showrunners (and San Diego Comic-Con skippers) have finally settled on a reportedly massive deal with the streaming giant. According to Deadline, the pair […]

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Gwendoline Christie Felt Compelled To Honor Brienne Of Tarth While Nominating Herself For An Emmy

HBO Game of Thrones scooped up a record-breaking number of Emmy nominations in July, and it did not go unnoticed that Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen’s nods were actually self-nods. The duo nominated themselves because HBO feared cancelling out their bigger contenders by submitting their dozens of series regulars for nominations. Christie has now opened […]

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Do Not Watch ‘Hobbs And Shaw’ Unless You’ve Seen The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Series Finale (Seriously)

Universal (Spoilers for Hobbs and Shaw and Game of Thrones will be found below.) Not enough people have seen Logan Lucky, Steven Soderbergh’s 2017 NASCAR heist-comedy, despite the fact that it stars Daniel Craig — James Bond himself! — as a character named Joe Bang. Also, there’s a very good and hyper-specific Game of Thrones […]

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No, Jason Momoa Doesn’t Really Care About Those Remarks About His ‘Dad Bod’

Warner Bros. Earlier this month, Internet trolls — as noted by the digital tabloid outlet TMZ — drew attention to Aquaman and Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa over remarks that he was “[letting] himself go” and gaining a so-called “dad bod.” At the time, comparisons were being made between a recently published paparazzi photo […]

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The Best Documentaries On HBO Now And HBO Go Right Now

Getty Image Forget superheroes and dark comedies and circus-themed musicals, the best movies on HBO are in the nonfiction class. The streaming platform has worked to cultivate a library of documentaries that touch on a variety of real-world issues, delivering fascinating stories and complex narratives, with real-life heroes leading the charge. From sports scandals to […]

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HBO Explains Why They Didn’t Submit Several ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actors To The Emmys

HBO When the 2019 Emmy Awards nominations were announced last week, Game of Thrones broke the Television Academy record with a whopping 32 nominations. Several of these were for the drama acting categories, but as subsequent reports revealed, some of these nominations — including Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen’s nods — weren’t officially submitted by […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast Addressed The ‘Surprising Level’ Of Backlash Against The Final Season

HBO Note: Below are major Game of Thrones spoilers. Avoid if you haven’t watched or finished the show. In the nearly two months since their show ended, the Game of Thrones cast has been largely quiet about the amount of backlash the final season faced. Perhaps that was wise: After all, the show’s last six […]

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The Actor Who Played The Night King Approves Of His ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character’s Fate

HBO One of the more significant moments in the final season of Game of Thrones was when Arya took out the Night King during the Battle of Winterfell, using a move she had been practicing since season seven. But her preparation went back even further. “The training of [actress Maisie Williams] has been ongoing since […]

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