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Gwendoline Christie on her journey playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones

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Gwendoline Christie on her journey playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is a TV series that not only portrays a game of politics or the war between the good and the evil but has given us many strong female characters. It has shown us women empowerment throughout the seasons especially with characters like Daenerys Targaryen, Arya Stark, and others rising to power. The same is the scenario of Brienne of Tarth, who once was mocked by names such as ‘Brienne the Beauty’ – now serves as an anointed knight.

Gwendoline Christie – the actress who plays Brienne on the show, recently talked to the Evening Standard magazine, discussing the same with them. She said:

“The triumph of Brienne of Tarth was…both professional and personal. I know how generic it sounds but it just was, in every sense of the word, incredible that that part should come along, made for me in a way that none of my friends would’ve identified for a second…”

“They saw all of the fighting, the physicality, the fact that it was a character who was constantly being described as ugly.”

Gwendoline Christie on her journey playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones

Despite all this, we’ve loved the entire journey Brienne has undertaken since her debut in Season 2 – her siding with Catelyn Stark, a little romance that developed between her and Jaime Lannister, and lastly her ending up with Sansa Stark. Oh, did we miss her funny moments with Tormund Giantsbane? Still, going on going forward for this role was tough for Gwendoline. She said:

“None of the people who knew me could understand why I would want to play that part…Because if this is the small-minded, mean, uncompassionate viewpoint of the inside, then I don’t want to be there. I’m happy out here with all the other leftovers, who show love and support for each other.”

Gwendoline Christie on her journey playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones

Gwendoline ended by saying, “All of the inconsistencies, complexities, and ugly parts — whatever that might mean — can exist and beauty can be made out of it. That’s what I want beauty to be.”

Apart from playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones, Gwendoline has also played an important role in the Star Wars franchise: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). Moreover, she is all set to play the voice of Phasma in Disney’s new animated series – Star Wars Resistance.

Gwendoline will reprise her role in the final season of Game of Thrones and we have many theories about the end-game for Brienne and the others. What do you think will be Brienne’s role in the final season? Tell us in the comments.






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Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H’ghar) shows up in first teaser trailer for Stranger Things Season 4

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Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H'ghar) shows up in first teaser trailer for Stranger Things Season 4

Game of Thrones stars are all over the place these days, and we’re sure that the fans are going to love this new development that we have today. Tom Wlaschiha, who played one of the most mysterious characters from Game of Thrones, Jaqen H’ghar, has now appeared in the first teaser trailer for Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 4. Read on!

Before you proceed, SPOILER ALERT! Beware of spoilers if you aren’t caught up with Stranger Things.

Now, as we know, Stranger Things has a year return to Netflix, and we got an official confirmation from Netflix for the fourth season a few months ago. The first teaser trailer for Season 4 of Stranger Things just dropped, and it looks like Tom Wlaschiha has a part to play. Take a look:

Well, there’s two big reveals here. We hadn’t heard any casting rumours or reports about Tom Wlaschiha for Stranger Things Season 4, but he seems to be playing a badass looking Russian officer of some sorts. Secondly, Chief Hopper, played by David Harbour, who actually was shown to die at the end of the last season, is making an appearance, with lesser hair this time.

Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H'ghar) shows up in first teaser trailer for Stranger Things Season 4

So exciting! There’s no release date for Stranger Things Season 4 yet, or details about Tom’s role, but we expect these bits to be revealed in the coming weeks as Netflix starts teasing the season more.

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






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Watch a brooding Maisie Williams in latest images from The New Mutants

Maisie Williams a.k.a. Arya Stark from Game of Thrones has emerged as a very popular figure around the globe. In fact, post the show’s run, most of the star cast has moved on to do different and exciting stuff. Williams too has begun to create her own niche. She was recently seen singing “Let it Go” in the new Audi Super Bowl Commercial. Now we have some fresh news on Williams’ next assignment. Read on!

It is not a secret anymore that Maisie Williams will be seen playing a mutant in her next film, The New Mutants. The trailer was released a while ago and Williams impressed everyone with her presence. She is going to play the role of Rahne Sinclair a.k.a. Wolfsbane in the film and we now have some fresh looks out from the film.

Have a look:

Aren’t you impressed? We sure are!

As per Collider, In the comics, Rahne is a devout Catholic who must contend with her seemingly extraordinary mutation. Rahne is able to shape-shift and, true to her codename, frequently transforms into what we recognize as a werewolf. These new images hint at Rahne’s strict religious upbringing, giving us new insight into the character’s psyche.

Isn’t it great to see our beloved Arya Stark doing great in her upcoming projects? We sure hope she goes on to replicate her success of Thrones in whatever she chooses to do next.

The New Mutant is going to release on April 3, 2020, and we can’t keep calm!

How did you like Maisie’s look from the film? Let us know your views in the comments below!






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Game of Thrones star Ian McElhinney all set to appear on Doctor Who Season 12

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Game of Thrones ended last year leaving fans divided. Some even complained that the entire last season was rushed. But, we can’t evade the fact that the series has now ended for good. Most of the cast members have now moved on. Kit Harington (Jon Snow) has joined the cast of Marvel’s The Eternals and Maisie Williams will be playing Wolfsbane in the upcoming The New Mutants film. Similar is the case of Ian McElhinney, who played Baristan Selmy in Game of Thrones.

Ian McElhinney will be appearing in the two-part finale of Season 12 of Doctor Who airing on BBC One. He reportedly will be encountering the TARDIS Fam in the two-parter, called ‘Ascension of the Cybermen’ and ‘The Timeless Children’. 

Ian revealed to Digital Spy:

“I very much enjoyed my time on Doctor Who…The team were a delight to work with and everyone was very supportive and welcoming. All in all, it was a blast.”

Though at this point of time, it isn’t clear which character will he be portraying he reportedly will be joined by Steve Toussaint, known for Deep Water, Mutant Chronicles and The Knock. Ian McElhinney’s character Barristan Selmy – a loyal trustee of Daenerys Targaryen was killed off in Season 5 of Game of Thrones, being ambushed by the Sons of the Harpy in the episode “Sons of the Harpy”.

Ian McElhinney apart from his badass portrayal of Barristan Selmy in Game of Thrones has also starred in The Fall and Krypton.

Would you love watching Ian McElhinney make an appearance in Doctor Who airing on BBC One? Share your thoughts in the comments. 






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