The bear, the bear and the maiden fair, indeed. It might not have been the Battle of Blackwater, but the showdown between Brienne and the bear at Harrenhal — and the subsequent rescue by Jaime — was definitely one of the high points this season.
Meanwhile things are escalating now that the Wildlings are over the Wall. It seems as though Jon Snow
Fee-fi-fo-fum, the Game of Thrones premiere was awfully fun — and had a giant (photo below).
Fans of George R.R. Martin’s saga know the author has giants encamped with the Wildlings in the great white Northern wasteland. But given how they’re not hugely relevant to the story (at least not anytime soon), and represent another costly special effects creation, it was reasonable to think that we wouldn’t be seeing… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ producers on the premiere’s giant surprise
Were you frustrated by Daenerys Targaryen’s season 2 progress on Game of Thrones?
Emilia Clarke understands. Sitting in the lounge of a hotel in West Hollywood, her natural dark hair effectively hiding her TV alter ego as the dragon queen to passing guests, Clarke says her character had a “very frustrating season two.” The exiled heir to the Iron Throne spent the season in the wealthy city of Qarth… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke says Dany gets fast-paced season 3
Some on the Game of Thrones team avoid the f-word. The HBO hit is a complex grown-up drama about human relationships, they say, that just happens to take place in a world that’s a tad different from our world.
But John Bradley, who plays kind and oft-abused Nights Watch member Samwell Tarly on the show, supports Thrones owning the fantasy label. “A lot of people involved with the show… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ John Bradley defends fantasy fans
Jon Snow might prepared to face off against the King Beyond The Wall, Mance Rayder, in Season 3 of “Game of Thrones,” but there’s one element of his plan to infiltrate the Wildlings that he’s not ready for: the red-headed warrior Ygritte. Series stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie got to show off their wonderful chemistry on screen at the end of Season 2, and… Continue reading 'Game of Thrones' Season 3: Kit Harington, Rose Leslie and John Bradley talk archery, love interests and 'You know nothing, Jon Snow'