HBO has released the first Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer, offering our first look at footage from the final season of the most popular series in the pay cable network's history.A new teaser shows Jon Snow, Arya Stark, and Sansa Stark in the Winterfell crypts.The eighth - and final - season of Game of Thrones will launch on Sunday, April 14 in the United States, which means Monday, April 15 in Australia.The trailer finds Jon, Sansa and Arya stalking through their family home's underground passages, walking past statues of Ned and Catelyn Stark as prophetic lines of dialogue from past seasons echo.At the end of Season 7, viewers learned that Jon is not, in fact, Sansa's bastard half-brother. Julián Castro announces 2020 presidential run from TexasBefore they can process the significance of their effigies, Jon Snow's torch is extinguished and a frost begins to spread, hinting at the arrival of the dreaded White Walkers.The as yet unnamed series takes place thousands of years … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones Season 8 to premiere on April 14
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The final season of Game of Thrones is going to be killer. Helen Sloan/courtesy of HBO This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one, but the final season of Game of Thrones is going to be positively insane in scope and scale. HBO is not messing around with the conclusion of their most popular series of all time. The premium cable channel has invested a jaw-dropping amount of money into the final six episodes, while set visits have confirmed that one (or more) of them will feature the most ambitious battle sequence ever attempted on the small screen. This approach will lend Season 8 a very special quality, says HBO CEO Richard Plepler.The executive spoke to Variety at Sunday’s Golden Globes, where he revealed that he’s seen rough cuts for every episode of the final season.Subscribe to Observer’s Entertainment Newsletter“It’s a spectacle,” Plepler said. “[David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] have done six movies. The reaction I had while … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Will Be Like ‘Six Movies,’ Says HBO CEO
Culture Celebrity Maisie Williams may be adding an Arya Stark Game of Thrones tattoo to her body, Entertainment Weekly reported Monday. The 21-year-old actress teased the ink in an Instagram story posted by the publication. “Guess who is getting a ‘No One’ tattoo,” Sanghyuk Ko, aka Mr. K, a tattoo artist from a New York shop Bang Bang Tattoo wrote on a photo. It showed a tattoo gun and red ink Sunday. Williams shared the same photo on her Instagram account with hang loose emojis and tagged the shop and the artist. Williams’ character trained at the House of Black and White in an attempt to become “No One” in Game of Thrones Seasons 5 and 6. The red ink would be fitting since Arya has spilled blood—and may do so in the series’ last six episodes. The actress posted a photo of bloody sneakers on Instagram in her farewell post to the series and her character on July 7. However, Williams hasn’t posted the final result … [Read more...] about Maisie Williams Commemorates End of ‘Game of Thrones’ With an Arya Stark ‘No One’ Tattoo?
06/21/2018 10:59 am ET Kristian Nairn has a lot more to say than "Hodor." By Bill Bradley In a 2014 interview with WinterIsComing.net, a pseudonymous blogger by the name of Fire and Blood asked “Game of Thrones” actor Kristian Nairn what he thought of his “bear” fan following. The question was, of course, a reference to a segment of Nairn’s fans who identify within the gay community as a rugged masculine type, to which the actor replied, “Well, in all honesty, when you talk about ‘the gay community,’ you are talking about MY community. ... I AM aware of it yeah, and I think it’s really lovely.” Pretty soon, outlets around the world, including CNN, were writing headlines like, “‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Comes Out As Gay.” Nairn couldn’t believe it. “I think the comment was that I had a lot of fans in the bear community, and it was almost said like, ‘Have you got a … [Read more...] about ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Kristian Nairn Talks ‘Coming Out,’ And Possibly Coming Back To The Show
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 'Game of Thrones': When is season 8, what do we know, and what's up with the new book? Unfortunately, the answer might be longer than you'd expect. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Anthony J. Machcinski, [email protected] Published 7:00 a.m. ET May 2, 2018 CLOSE There are currently five Thrones prequels in development. Wochit CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE It feels like forever since there's been an episode of "Game of Thrones." For years, April always marked the beginning of … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’: When is season 8, what do we know, and what’s up with the new book?