George R.R. Martin reacts to Westworld GoT cameo backlash: “It was just a bit of fun”

As we reported on this past Monday, the above-pictured key Game of Thrones players—showrunners Benioff and Weiss, and starring dragon Drogon— made an amusing little cameo in Westworld’s latest episode. Then this corner of the internet kind of exploded with reactions ranging from the intended laughter to befuddlement or even anger. Thankfully, A Song of […]

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George R.R. Martin is ‘spending lots of time’ in Westeros; Tormund Giantsbane confronts COVID-19

Martin is, apparently, riding out the coronavirus in Westeros…interesting! I suppose you can find a silver lining in everything, and in the case of COVID-19 shutting down large swaths of the world, it’s that A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin is apparently spending a lot of time in Westeros — good […]

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GoT Round up: Jack Gleeson returns to acting, Benioff and Weiss set to cameo in Westworld and more!

The King has returned! It’s been announced that Jack Gleeson is returning to television for the first time since Joffrey bit the dust in 2014 and that David Benioff and D.B Weiss will be appearing in Westworld season 3! In interviews Sophie Turner reflects on the legacy of Game of Thrones and Emilia Clarke reveals the Targaryen themed […]

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Doing Justice to Helaena Targaryen and the Women of Westeros – a House of the Dragon video essay

I’m looking forward to House of the Dragon. The turbulent, fascinating history of the Targaryen family is sure to make for excellent drama. However, there’s one thing I want most from the show: justice for Helaena Targaryen, a fairly minor character in the Dance of the Dragons who I find to be emblematic of some […]

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HBO moves on from Game of Thrones’ Belfast Titanic Studios for future projects; where will House of the Dragon land?

For a decade, Game of Thrones had its headquarters at Titanic Studios, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Most of what wasn’t filmed on location was shot in there, and it was the nexus of the entire production. Even the now cancelled Long Night-set prequel pilot was shot there. For more than ten years, Titanic Studios has […]

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From the Maester’s Desk – House of the Dragon’s Potential for Expansion and Diversity

“Fire Can Not Kill A Dragon” by ertacaltinoz. “This is going to be the whitest show on television”. That was the gist of many reactions I saw across the web when HBO confirmed that the “Age of Heroes” prequel wasn’t getting picked up, moving forward instead with a series based on George R.R. Martin’s FIRE […]

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