Ten days to go before the new season starts - at last! I'm very much looking forward to it.
In order to fully enjoy the new episodes and to freshen up my memory it's been a long, long winter - I started to watch the first season again. Oh joy. Unlike the first time that I saw the show, I now know the whole backdrop of the characters and all their future entanglements. Suddenly it's easy to see tiny allusions to things to come, references that I missed the first time et cetera.
This series is well-made indeed. Very well-made.Read more >
Werthead added Oona Chaplin to the pool of actors: in an interview published yesterday, Chaplin announced that she has secured a part in Game of Thrones. She didn't mention which part, however.
So: place your bets. Who will she be?
My money is on Ygritte :)Read more >
More casting news:
Karl Davies (see picture) will portray Alton Lannister, a new character tha tis probably based on Cleos Frey;
Michael McElhatton has been cast as Roose Bolton;
Robert Pugh will be playing Craster.Read more >
It was announced earlier today that British actress Hannah Murray will portray Gilly. Murray is best known for her role in the first two seasons of the applauded UK series Skins.
For the announcement, see Westeros.org.Read more >
Wired published a rather nice - albeit short - video interview with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister. You can see it here.Read more >