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Game of Thrones fans are mad over spoilery promotional posters put up in New York

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Game of Thrones is coming back with the final season in April 2019, and all fans seem pretty excited but what happens when you give them spoilers for the new season ahead of airing schedule? Different fans react differently – which is exactly what’s happening on Reddit these days as some distressed fans react to #ForTheThrone campaign posters put up in New York City Grand Central Station.

Well, the promotions for the new season of Game of Thrones are on a peak with new cast interviews each week. And, HBO’s #ForTheThrone campaign which highlights important moments from the series is the most direct hint towards us being prepared for a big trailer release. But, the campaign also is spoiling the entire show for non-GOT viewers or the ones who’ve recently started watching it. Promotional posters have been put out in New York City Grand Central Station and some fans are totally distressed.

Game of Thrones fans are mad over spoilery promotional posters put up in New YorkA fan wrote: “I kind of can’t believe they’re spoiling some of the main events from each season with these posters. Like I get that they’re mainly for show watchers that have seen it all already, but don’t you think they’d take into account the hundreds of thousands of people who will see these that haven’t seen the show yet? I guess it doesn’t really matter, it’s only a still and you’d learn nothing more unless you looked into it.”

Game of Thrones fans are mad over spoilery promotional posters put up in New York

Another wrote: “I have some good friends who are only in the first 2-4 seasons and loving it so far. This is really dumb by HBO. Could easily choose less spoilery pictures.”

A third wrote: “I agree, I’m appalled that they would ruin big scenes for new watchers. What a shame.”

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Yet there still are fans who believe that HBO’s new campaign to prepare us for the new season is great and anxiously wait for more but, urge for the exact airing date.

One of them wrote: “What is HBO gaining by withholding the actual date from us? They must have settled on the date by now, what possible reason could they have for starting the hype train but not telling us when it will pull into the station?”

And, lastly, we await reactions from you? What are your thoughts on this promotional campaign of HBO? Tell us in the comments.







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Richard Madden and Kit Harington hit the red carpet at Marvel’s Eternals World Premiere

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Richard Madden was sad about not sharing enough screen-time with Game of Thrones co-star Kit Harington in Marvel’s Eternals

Game of Thrones stars are no strangers to being in the limelight, but two of the most notable members of the cast have moved on to one of the very few franchises in the world that are bigger than Thrones — the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Kit Harington and Richard Madden recently hit the red carpet at Eternals World Premiere, Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest film to grace the big screen.

Richard Madden and Kit Harington hit the red carpet at Marvel’s Eternals World Premiere

Harington, 34, and Madden, 35, rose to fame after playing half brothers Jon Snow and Robb Stark, respectively, on HBO’s epic fantasy Game of Thrones. They will be reuniting after almost a decade on screen on Marvel’s upcoming movie Eternals, starring as fan favourite superheroes from The Eternals comic book series.

Richard Madden and Kit Harington hit the red carpet at Marvel’s Eternals World Premiere

Madden has been tapped in to play Ikaris, a hero from an ancient race of beings descended from celestials. While Harington will play Dane Whitman, aka The Black Knight, a human who gains superpowers after gaining access to a mystical sword.

Richard Madden and Kit Harington hit the red carpet at Marvel’s Eternals World Premiere

Harington hit the red carpet with a brown shirt under a pinstriped suit coat, with the sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He also wore matching black pinstriped pants with a black leather watch strapped to his left wrist.

Richard Madden and Kit Harington hit the red carpet at Marvel’s Eternals World Premiere

His co-star Madden opted for a more formal look with a black tuxedo coat over a white dress shirt and black bowtie. The actor sported the early scruff of a growing beard on the red carpet, though it was not as full as his co-star. He completed his look with black tuxedo pants and shiny black shoes for the world premiere red carpet event.

Are you excited about Marvel’s Eternals? Talk to us in the comments below!







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George R. R. Martin loved the House of The Dragon’s teaser trailer

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George R. R. Martin talks about House of The Dragon Teaser Trailer

House of The Dragon’s first teaser trailer is finally here! The teaser was released by HBO at the end of the HBO Max European launch event and it features a voiceover by Matt Smith who plays the role of Prince Daemon Targaryen. It broke the internet as soon as it was released, and fans are going crazy over the accuracy and detail shown in the teaser. It was watched by over 10 million viewers in less than three days of its launch! And George R. R. Martin has something to say about the teaser trailer.

Martin wrote on his blog Not a Blog:

Yes, I know, most of you have already seen this. (What can I say? I am busy. Juggling so many balls, so many projects, posting stuff on my Not A Blog is not my highest priority, so things may always be a little bit behind here).

For the handful who have been off the internet the past few days, however… HBO has released the first official teaser/trailer for HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. Here ’tis.

Enjoy.

(And yes, I love it too. Ryan and Miguel and their team are kicking ass and taking names).”

Looking at the current speed of production, we can hope Martin’s earlier prediction about the prequel’s release will come to fruition. What do you think about House of The Dragon? Talk to us in the comments below!







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A young Alicent Hightower takes over the Iron Throne in Leicester Square

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A young Alicent Hightower takes over the Iron Throne in Leicester Square

The filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is progressing really smoothly, besides minor delays everything’s looking good for HBO’s high priority project. HBO recently dropped the first official teaser trailer for House of The Dragon, and fans are going crazy about it. That being said, we know that filming for the prequel show will be starting in Spain the next week, and the cast and crew members are gathering up at the Castle of La Calahorra.

The actors are taking a small break from their busy schedule before the shoot resumes, and it seems Emily Carey, who will be playing a young Alicent Hightower in the show is having fun with a replica of the Iron Throne.

Carey recently posted a picture on her official Twitter account. She seems to be enjoying a quiet day at Leicester Square, and her preferred choice of furniture is the Iron Throne replica. She wrote in the caption, “Found this chair in Leicester Square (wearing green was coincidental).” #HOTD #HouseofTheDragon #AlicentHightower

Do you think the future Queen of Westeros was foreshadowing a scene from House of The Dragon? Wearing green was coincidental? Maybe, maybe not. Only time will tell.

Are you excited about the Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon? Talk to us in the comments below!

You can also join our newly created Telegram group to talk about the show/books and interact with other fans.

Also, if you live in any of the places where House of the Dragon is currently filming or will be filming in the future, and would like to share photos of the sets/cast or any tips, drop us a mail at connect [at] wikiofthrones [dot] com or use our Contact Us form.







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