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The 13 Best Game Of Thrones Characters Who Weren’t In The Show

Adapting a book for television is a tricky business, especially when you’re dealing with source material that encompasses several novels that aren’t complete yet. There is always going to be controversy over which characters get left out.George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire,” adapted into HBO’s mega-hit “Game of Thrones,” has several point-of-view […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Pilou Asbæk Joins New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ in Key Role (Exclusive)

Pilou Asbæk, best known for playing the vile Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, has nabbed a pivotal role in Salem’s Lot, New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel.The horror thriller is now in production in Boston, with Lewis Pullman leading an ensemble that includes Alfre Woodard, Makenzie Leigh, Bill Camp and Spencer Treat […]

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‘Finch’ Trailer: Tom Hanks Stars in a Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi from ‘Game of Thrones’ Director

“Game of Thrones” and “Altered Carbon” director Miguel Sapochnik pivots to feature filmmaking with the upcoming post-apocalyptic science-fiction film “Finch.” It stars Tom Hanks as a dying inventor who builds an android to accompany him and his dog across the country after a catastrophic event. The film releases on Apple TV+ November 5.Here’s the synopsis […]

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The Oscar Race Gets Clearer After the Toronto International Film Festival

No question there’s more to learn from a live film festival than a virtual one. In 2021, live Cannes and Telluride events provided scads of intel on how movies played for audiences and media. Participants were on solid ground. You feel it in a room when a movie plays, from Cannes Palme d’Or-winner “Titane” to […]

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The Wheel Of Time And The Witcher Images Are All About Wooing Game Of Thrones Fans

If you’re going through fantasy withdrawals, have no fear: “The Wheel of Time” and “The Witcher” are here to transport you to other realms, where swordplay and magic are on tap.Since “Game of Thrones” went off the air in 2019, there’s been a sizable gap to fill in terms of prestige fantasy dramas. HBO will […]

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George R. R. Martin Producing Short Film With Vincent D’Onofrio Before Finishing His Half-Completed Game Of Thrones Novel

The night is dark and full of cooters. That’s right: because you asked for it, George R.R. Martin is producing an animated short film called “Night of the Cooters.” Vincent D’Onofrio will direct and star as the voice of a sheriff in the town of Pachuco, Texas, which becomes the site of a Martian invasion.It seems […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Recall ‘Horrendous,’ ‘Traumatic’ Waterboarding Scene

The infamous “Game of Thrones” scene in which Hannah Waddingham’s Unella is tortured by Lena Headey’s Cersei Lannister remains the stuff of “GoT” lore. Waddingham previously detailed that the shoot took 10 hours and was “other than childbirth… the worst day of my life.” At first, Unella tortures Cersei and famously shouts “shame” during Cersei’s […]

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How ‘The Green Knight’ Makeup Team Transformed Actor Ralph Ineson

The eponymous mythical entity in David Lowery’s Arthurian reinterpretation “The Green Knight” was as tactile on set as it appears on screen. Imposing and oaken, this embodiment of the unknown (death and nature) is played by actor Ralph Ineson (“The Witch”) with masterful prosthetics from seasoned makeup effects artist Barrie Gower (“Game of Thrones”) and […]

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