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The ‘GoT’ Cast Was ‘Upset’ by How Much Everyone Hated the Finale

Photo by Macall B. Polay/HBO There was so much hype leading up to the final season of Game of Thrones that it was probably doomed to disappoint at least a few people, regardless of who wound up on the Iron Throne. But even with more reasonable expectations, season eight would’ve been a disappointment. Sure, there […]

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Disney Reportedly Spent ‘Game Of Thrones’-Level Money On Its New ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney/Lucasfilm Those who were lucky enough to attend the recent Star Wars Celebration in Chicago managed to catch a glimpse at some of the first footage of Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Apparently, it looked fantastic, and to the surprise of absolutely no one, that’s likely due to the alleged fact that […]

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George R.R. Martin Just Dropped a Ton of Details About the ‘GoT’ Prequel

The final season of Game of Thrones may already be fading to a distant memory of coffee cups and inexplicable character development, but HBO isn’t done with Westeros yet. The first Game of Thrones prequel is already in production on a pilot, but HBO has been unsurprisingly secretive about the new show. Luckily, George R.R. […]

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The Creators Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ And ‘Lost’ Are Having A Series Finale Feud

HBO A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin was recently a guest on Leonard Maltin’s Maltin on Movies podcast, where he called the internet “toxic” (no argument here!) following the negative reaction to the Game of Thrones series finale. “The internet is toxic in a way that old fanzine culture and fandoms […]

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George R.R. Martin Condemns Internet Culture As ‘Toxic’ Following ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fan Outrage

Getty Image Game of Thrones aired its series finale about a month and a half ago, but translated into Internet time, the show has been over for decades. Yet this hasn’t stopped its diehard fans from theorizing all kinds of things based on the bare bits that were left for them to chew on. It […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast Adorably Reacts To Their Younger Selves In Reunion Special Clip

[embedded content] Share This Video Months before the Game of Thrones series finale, when no one thought words like “conflicted” and “much-maligned” would be tossed around to describe the episode, the show’s cast filmed a reunion special with Conan O’Brien that won’t air on HBO; rather, it will be included on Game of Thrones: The […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Can’t Believe That Arya Lost ‘Best Fight’ At The MTV Movie & TV Awards

HBO Earlier this year, the Maisie Williams’ Arya Stark defeated the Night King by stabbing him with Valyrian steel during the Battle of Winterfell. Even though massive hordes of undead were fighting against humanity, the youngest surviving Stark did the deed, ending the fight in an instant. This was a stunning outcome, although Arya had […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Lena Headey Says She Wishes Cersei Had Gotten A ‘Better Death’

HBO Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones’ final season. The final season of Game of Thrones has received its share of criticism, from fans and even from cast members. First Charles Dance — whose character Tywin Lannister perished back during Season 5 — said he was “confused” by the capper. Now Lena […]

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The Mountain From ‘Game of Thrones’ Will Defend His ‘World’s Strongest Man’ Title

HBO The Game of Thrones show has made household names out of a lot of performers, from English stage greats like Charles Dance to European art house thespians, such as Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The cast is so big that it even includes the current holder of the title World’s Strongest Man. That would be Icelandic strongman […]

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‘Chernobyl’ Broke A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Record, Proving That HBO Can Still Capture Post-Dragons Viewership

HBO Game of Thrones‘ final season swallowed the pop culture discussion (and is still doing so, weeks later) to such a degree that analysts predicted a significant exodus of HBO subscribers after the Iron Throne matter was settled. The premium cable channel, for its part, prepared to serve up many quality offerings (Barry and the […]

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Sophie Turner Admits She Didn’t Tell Her Parents She Auditioned For ‘Game Of Thrones’

HBO Game of Thrones made household names out of a lot of young performers, as well as some well-established vets, even relatively obscure European art house film staples. No surprise that some of them have decent origin stories. Emilia Clarke once told a fun one about doing the “robot” during her audition. Now Sophie Turner […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Series Finale Is The Episode HBO Decided To Submit For ‘Best Writing’ Emmy Consideration

HBO However you feel about the final episode of Game of Thrones, you have to acknowledge that a large number of people did not think it stuck the landing, like Breaking Bad. It wasn’t even maddeningly, delightfully ambiguous, à la the capper of The Sopranos. It was, in short, controversial, with large swaths of naysayers […]

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George R.R. Martin Is Making A Video Game With The Creator Of ‘Dark Souls’

Getty Image Looks like there’s another reason for Game of Thrones fans to be anxious about George R.R. Martin finally finishing Winds of Winter: At this weekend’s E3 expo, the ever procrastinating author revealed he was adding a video game to his already full plate of projects. Entitled Elden Ring, it’s (of course) a fantasy […]

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Joe Jonas’s Parents Found Out About His Marriage With Sophie Turner On The Internet

Getty Image Keeping a marriage secret from your family is no easy task. The secrecy becomes especially difficult if you’re a famous pop singer and marrying the star of one of the most popular TV series in modern history. But apparently it worked for Joe Jonas, at least for a little bit. Jonas recently admitted […]

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Sophie Turner Is Now Blaming Kit Harington For The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Coffee Cup Incident

[embedded content] Share This Video Remember “StarbucksGate”? It was one of more lighthearted parts of Game of Thrones’ controversial final season. A quick refresher: Eagle-eyed viewers spied what was clearly a Starbucks cup left in front of Emilia Clarke during one of the last episodes. Starbucks hasn’t expanded to Westeros! But whodunnit? Previously Sophie Turner […]

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Sophie Turner Would Try To ‘Make Out’ With Maisie Williams On The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Set

Getty Image It’s been an eventful couple of months for Sophie Turner. In April, the final season of Game of Thrones premiered. In May, she got married to Joe Jonas (Diplo livestreamed the whole thing, which upset the bride and groom, because he didn’t think it was a “serious wedding”) and — spoiler — Sansa […]

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Emilia Clarke ‘Deeply Regrets’ One Thing About The Final Season Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

HBO The Game of Thrones series finale continues to break ratings records. “The Iron Throne” was seen by a 13.6 million viewers during its initial airing last month on HBO, which is the most-watched telecast in the network’s history (the previous titleholder was The Sopranos season four premiere), and now comes the word that the […]

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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Documentary Director Was Worried She Would Accidentally Leak Something

HBO Among other things, the series-ending documentary Game of Thrones: The Last Watch revealed a lot about the final season of HBO’s hugely popular fantasy program. It divulged some extra information about Arya’s definitive bout with the Night King, offered fans a glimpse of Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke’s first reactions to what happens to […]

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