‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners give us the series about slavery no one asked for

David Benioff and D. B. Weiss accept an Outstanding Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones' at the 2016 Emmy Awards.Image: Buckner/Variety/REX/ShutterstockBy Proma Khosla2017-07-19 22:01:38 UTC What's a logical followup to Game of Thrones? Loads of spinoffs, but series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have more on their plate. The showrunners will write and executive produce Confederate, a series in which the slaveholding South won the Civil War and slavery still exists in the United States. Yup, Read more [...]

The cast of 'Game of Thrones' rest their fates on a dragon egg-shaped Magic 8-Ball

We presented the Game of Thrones cast members with our very own dragon egg Magic 8 Ball and let them ask about the fates of their characters, among other things. Read more... More about Entertainment, Mashable Video, Hbo, Interview, and Game Of Thrones This article is published on 19 July 2017 9:02 pm Source link Read more [...]

New ‘Game of Thrones’ photos for Season 7 episode 2, ‘Stormborn’

Westerosi winter is in full swing on Game of Thrones — look no further than the newest stills of Season 7, episode 2: "Stormborn." According to HBO, in episode 2 "Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) receives an unexpected visitor. Jon (Kit Harington) faces a revolt. Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) plans the conquest of Westeros." The episode was written by Bryan Cogman and directed by Mark Mylod. Check out the latest batch of photos below. Daenerys, Tyrion, Yara, and Missandei continue to contemplate the best Read more [...]

Daenerys' crew is giving us squad goals

Daenerys is destined for great things, but she wouldn't be where she is without her crew. We sat down with them to discuss what makes Daenerys a great leader and what she stands for. Read more...More about Television, Hbo, Game Of Thrones, Game Of Thrones Season 6, and Dragons This article is published on 18 July 2017 7:29 pm Source link Read more [...]

Sansa’s hairdo may be a chilling clue to her ‘Game of Thrones’ future

With Sansa aligned fully to Game of Thrones' King in the North, what of the Queen in the South? Sunday's Season 7 premiere showed Sansa urging Jon Snow to be wary of Cersei's armies and ambitions. If Jon didn't know nothing, he might have noticed that Sansa now sports a distinctly Cerseian hairdo. Could she be turning into the very person she hates?  As Bustle notes, Cersei and Sansa share an alarming number of similarities; childhood dreams, unwanted marriages, abusive husbands, and — eventually Read more [...]

Why that ‘Game of Thrones’ cold open was worse than ‘Scooby Doo’

Game of Thrones' season opening episodes are almost never regarded as the best of their ilk. From the "Winter is Coming" pilot onwards, they've all suffered the same problem: too much scene-setting and checking in with characters is required for much of interest to actually happen.  This is not necessarily a problem — we've had some excellent, top-ten worthy Episode 2s spring from the solid foundation of that scene-setting. But you can also see why the showrunners — and their bosses at HBO — Read more [...]

'Game of Thrones' is back and the ladies of Westeros are basically running the show

Our favorite show is back with one giant swing against patriarchy in Westeros.  The first episode of season 7 sets the tone for some fierce rivalry among some of the most powerful women currently running the show. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Hbo, Power, Game Of Thrones, and Sansa Stark This article is published on 17 July 2017 2:51 pm Source link Read more [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ premiere review round-up

Winter is getting there. Game of Thrones kicked off its seventh season on Sunday night with "Dragonstone," an episode that picked up at the outer edge of what's shaping up to be a very bloody winter in Westeros. Forces are aligning all across the continent, and everyone seems to be fixing for a fight with someone else. It's almost got the feel of that climactic stand-off in Reservoir Dogs. Who will pull the trigger first? The expert Game of Thrones voices on the web all share a common sentiment: Read more [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ fans couldn’t help making this ‘Harry Potter’ connection

'Harry Potter' fans might have seen a familiar face during last night's premiere of 'Game of Thrones.'Image: hbo/helen sloan/warner bros/mashable compositeBy April Hautea2017-07-17 12:02:35 UTC Warning: This article contains Game of Thrones spoilers. If you've yet to watch episode one of Season 7, turn back now. The highly anticipated Season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones aired yesterday and fans were getting major Harry Potter vibes.  The audience was introduced to a new character, Archmaester Read more [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 is about to kick off and these super-fans are READY

It feels like we've all been waiting for this day for eternity, but alas, it's finally happening and needless to say, the hype is REAL. Game of Thrones Season 7 is set to kick off in mere hours and fans are going all out when it comes to viewing parties for tonight's premiere.   Except for maybe this one Spoiler alert! A+ cosplay You win, or you eat cake (and still win) I don't know about you, but "dough-thraki cookie dip" sounds incredibly delicious.  Happy viewing! Game of Thrones Season Read more [...]