Connect with us

General

HBO to use Isle of Skye in Scotland for Game of Thrones spin-offs

Avatar

Published

on

HBO to use Isle of Skye in Scotland for Game of Thrones spin-offs

It was recently announced that confirmed by the Belfast Telegraph that the filming for the Game of Thrones prequel series will begin in Belfast in October 2018. It was also rumoured on Game of Thrones wiki that a second prequel series was under development called ‘Empire of Ash’.

HBO to use Isle of Skye in Scotland for Game of Thrones spin-offs

It was reported by the Herald on 16th of July that HBO was looking for a new stunning location for the upcoming prequel series. The Scottish Isle of Skye was mentioned to be the location to be scouted for.

Game of Thrones has been previously known for using beautiful destinations to shoot its scenes like Croatia for King’s Landing, Ballintoy Harbour for Pyke, and many more.

In the words of their source,”The show is set 10,000 years before Game Of Thrones so the makers need new ideas and locations. Skye ticks a lot of boxes for them.”

HBO to use Isle of Skye in Scotland for Game of Thrones spin-offs

The report also established that HBO wanted to use the location for the scenes in The Long Night set 10,000 years before the original fantasy series. However, this may be just a mere speculation and should be taken with a grain of salt as any official announcement for the title of the upcoming series hasn’t been made. It was only George RR Martin who called it ‘Game of Thrones: the Long Night’.

Yet, it would really be exciting to see this beautiful location be used for the series for we don’t know much of the original Long Night, the origin of White Walkers, the first men, the children of the forest, and their pact.

What should be the title of the upcoming successor shows and what would like to binge-watch first ‘The Long Night’ or ‘Empire of Ash’? Tell us in the comments section.






General

Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton joins HBO’s The Nevers

Avatar

Published

on

Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton joins HBO's The Nevers

A show like Game of Thrones doesn’t simply reach the stature it did without everything being high class. An area where the show truly held its own was costume designing. Designers, Michele Clapton and April Ferry really pushed the envelope with their work on the show and now they have already begun spreading their wings elsewhere. Read on!

If you can still recall some of the costumes worn by the characters of Cersei Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen on the show, you can count yourself in the Michele Clapton fan club as well. Now, as per the hbothenevers.com, the makers have roped in Emmy award-winning Michele Clapton as the costume designer for the upcoming HBO show The Nevers.

Game of Thrones costume designer joins HBO's The Nevers

Clapton did some truly world-class work for Thrones and won many awards for her work as well. For Game of Thrones fans, there is more to look forward to in The Nevers, Stunt coordinator Rowley Irlam, production designer Gemma Jackson and producer Duncan Muggoch are going to be part of the new show.

With so many great names associated with the show, The Nevers already looks like a winner. The show’s release date isn’t out yet but it is expected to premiere in 2021.

Let us know your thoughts on the news!






Continue Reading

General

Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell) to produce series on Female World War Aviators

Avatar

Published

on

Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell) to produce series on Female World War Aviators

Game of Thrones stars have continued on their merry ways and have continued to do some great stuff. While some have gone on to do award-winning roles like Richard Madden, some have gone on to portray roles on the big screen like Emilia Clarke. Another popular cast member who has quietly gone on to open her production house is Natalie Dormer a.k.a. Margaery Tyrell of Thrones. Read on to find out more!

Natalie Dormer has recently launched a production house called Dog Rose Productions. As per The Wrap, Dormer has decided to produce a series on female aviators in World War 2 and it has been titled as Spitfire Sisters.  The show will be written by playwright and screenwriter Morgan Lloyd Malcolm.

Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell) to produce series on Female World War Aviators

Regarding the story Dormer said:

“This is a barely known story, a thrilling story; an important story ready to be told by such a passionate voice as Morgan’s.” 

This is going to be the second series under Dormer’s newly launched production house. The first announced project was the drama Vivling based on the life of British actress Vivien Leigh.

Natalie Dormer really got the limelight through her portrayal of Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones. Although her character was killed off in Season 6, fans still remember her character. In fact, the treatment given to her on-screen family had pissed her off!

Isn’t it great to see former Game of Thrones stars doing their own things and making some great stuff of their own? We hope Spitfire Sisters goes to achieve great things for Dormer and her production house.

Let us know your views on this announcement in the comments below!






Continue Reading

General

Richard Madden cast alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Russo brothers’ upcoming Amazon show Citadel

Avatar

Published

on

Game of Thrones star Richard Madden has been cast with Bollywood fame Priyanka in the new Amazon show from Avengers: Endgame directors

Game of Thrones star Richard Madden has been cast alongside Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra Jonas for a lead role in an upcoming Amazon series. The series is titled Citadel and is said to be an action-packed spy series. Read on for more details!

As per Variety, Citadel is going to be Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo‘s next offering. Amazon announced that the show is going to have multiple versions. Chopra and Madden are going to star in the U.S. “mothership” edition of the series. The Indian series will be developed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. of The Family Man fame.

Game of Thrones star Richard Madden has been cast with Bollywood fame Priyanka in the new Amazon show from Avengers: Endgame directors

 

Madden is coming off his award-winning role in Bodyguard. He, of course, played the role of Robb Stark in Game of Thrones as well and became a popular figure. Madden is currently filming for a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Eternals slated for November 2020 release.

Amazon announced Citadel back in July 2018 and have lots of hope from the series. The studio stated:

All of the local series are meant to enhance the entire entertainment experience and will be available for the viewer to deep dive into an imagined layered world.”

The studio hasn’t yet announced the rest of the star cast and the exact release date of the show.

It is going to be exciting to see how the series turns out. One thing is for sure, it is going to be another feather in the cap for Richard Madden. Let us know your views on the news!






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!