Connect with us

General

New casting notice for Game of Thrones Season 8!

Avatar

Published

on

New actress and new casting notice for Game of Thrones Season 8!

Game of Thrones Season 8 has been filming for a while now, and from what we know, it seems like it will be going on for a quite a while more. Today we have another big update on the filming, with two major casting related bits. Let’s get into it!

Starting off, let us remind you about an old casting news that you might have missed. Two actresses were confirmed to be starring in Season 8 of Game of Thrones, namely Danielle Galligan and Emer McDaid. They then posted a picture on Instagram with another actress: Alice Nokes. However, we didn’t know if Nokes would be starring on the show, until now. Her agency CV now reads to confirm that she will appear in Season 8, as a character named “Willa.” She will star in an episode directed by David Nutter episode this season, which means one of episode 1, 2, or 4.

We do not know of any Willa that exists in the ASOIAF universe that could have an appropriate opening to appear in Season 8. “Wylla” gets close but it seems like it is likely that this is a new character, written for the show.

Moving on, there is a new casting notice. Watchers on the Wall reports that the show is casting the role of a Military Guard. Aged 25-35, no ethnicity specified, and is supposed to be a one day filming part, with filming set in Northern Ireland, on March 2nd. The description calls for “fit and agile excellent actor with a good distinctive face,” and looks like “he can handle himself in a fight.” So looks like this is set to be a small but memorable part.

More on that as it develops. What do you think about the new actress and the new character casting? Any speculations? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






24. Goan. New media journalist since 2013. Staff writer at Wiki of Thrones. Tech writer formerly for MakeUseOf, and currently for PRO Best Reviews.

General

Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with “unofficial” submissions

Avatar

Published

on

Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with "unofficial" submissions

Game of Thrones was the world’s biggest television show for nearly a decade, so it’s no surprise that the show had way too much talent. We recently talked about the whopping 32 nominations it scored at the Emmy Awards 2019. One notable thing is, three of these nominations weren’t even filed by HBO, but by the actors themselves. Read on!

Season 8 might have had a bad storyline according to a large section of the fanbase, but everybody can agree on one thing — the actors all gave their best, and the acting was brilliant as usual. Needless to say, the headliners made it to the Emmy nominations again, but HBO didn’t nominate the few actors that really stepped up this season. We had reported about how five actors submitted their own nominations directly.

Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with "unofficial" submissions

Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy) and Richard Dormer (Beric Dondarrion) had entered in the supporting actor category, while Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) had entered in the supporting actress category, with Carice Van Houten (Melisandre), going for the guest actress category. The great thing is, three of the five made the cut — Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie and Carice Van Houten are officially in the race now.

All three had terrific performances, and it is very much possible that they bring in at least one win within the three of them. No doubt they deserve it, especially because they have been voted in despite the submissions being unofficial.

What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






Continue Reading

General

George R. R. Martin praises HBO’s Chernobyl, says it’s worthy of Emmys

Avatar

Published

on

George R. R. Martin praises HBO's Chernobyl, says it's worthy of Emmys

Game of Thrones is over, but HBO has no plans of slowing down. Immediately after Game of Thrones ended, HBO aired a limited series called Chernobyl, which became an instant hit. Now, the creator of the Game of Thrones universe, George R. R. Martin has praised Chernobyl and expressed his approval for the show to win at the Emmy awards. Read on!

Chernobyl is a mini-series about the nuclear plant disaster in the Ukrainian city of the same name, in 1986, and has been named the best ever miniseries by TV enthusiasts worldwide, except maybe in Russia. George took to Twitter to express his love for the series:

Not only did he praise the show, but also Jared Harris, whose performance in the show has been loved by the fans as much as the series itself. Needless to say, the show is expected to shine in the awards season, as Martin expects.

What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






Continue Reading

General

See Tormund and Gendry enjoy a game on Nintendo Switch in Game of Thrones behind the scenes photo

Avatar

Published

on

See Tormund and Gendry enjoy a game on Nintendo Switch in Game of Thrones behind the scenes photo

Game of Thrones had the ultimate face-off in Season 8 when the Army of the Dead faced the living folks in Winterfell. The Battle of Winterfell saw a lot of people uniting to take down the Night King, and among them were Tormund Giantsbane, and Gendry (now Baratheon). A new behind the scenes photo from the sets shows the two enjoying a nice game on a Nintendo Switch. Read on!

The picture, posted on the Game of Thrones subreddit, shows Joe Dempsie, who played Gendry, and Kristofer Hivju, who played Tormund Giantsbane, still in their costume and the bloody makeup, just sitting down to play. Take a look:

[NO SPOILERS] Gendry and Tormund playing games in Winterfell after The Battle of Winterfell from gameofthrones

As we all know, the Battle of Winterfell sequences took a gruesome 55 nights to film, and have been described by the stars as some of the roughest times they have had filming for the show. So it’s no surprise that they would have at least some way to relax on the sets in between takes or appearances.

Nintendo consoles are also famous for being the best for the local multiplayer experience, so that’s probably why these two seem so engrossed in the game. If only we knew which game they were playing!

What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






Continue Reading

Latest

Trending

Subscribe To The Citadel Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from the Citadel.

You have Successfully Subscribed!