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Naomi Watts says Game of Thrones prequel is ‘exciting’ but refuses to spill any beans

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Game of Thrones Season 8 is underway with less than 80 days left in its premiere. While we await more updates on the new season, the prequel or the ‘unnamed’ spin-off show is expected to begin filming the next month.

A couple of weeks ago, we’ve had a number of updates regarding the same – new names added to the cast list like Sheila Atim, Jaime Campbell Bower, and more – apart from Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse who were announced to play the lead. Latest from Naomi Watts is that she recently had an interview with the Variety where she talked about the prequel without revealing much.

Upon being asked to reveal a small detail about the prequel series, Naomi replied:

“Do you really think I’m going to tell you that? Are you trying to catch me off guard?”    

Well, of course, we do understand that all Game of Thrones cast members are supposed to keep mum on any detail on the series and are made to sign a non-disclosure document prior to coming aboard. And, Naomi is one of such cast members now. Upon being asked how excited she was for getting a role in Game of Thrones franchise, she replied:

“It’s a fantastic world, isn’t it? I think there are so many brilliant elements to that series that make it very exciting, very appealing…I don’t want to dig myself into a big hole here… All I want to say is it’s very exciting…I’ll say that again and again and again — and nothing else.”

The prequel begins filming in February, and we will surely keep you updated with the same. So, how excited are you for Season 8 and the new spin-off series? Tell us in the comments section down below.






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Jon Snow’s Direwolf, Ghost returned in the latest episode but fans weren’t thrilled

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The direwolf Ghost is back in the latest episode but fans aren't thrilled

The second episode of season 8 saw the return of the good boy, the good boy being the best thing that has ever happened to Jon Snow AKA his direwolf Ghost. We last saw the direwolf in season 6 during Jon Snow’s resurrection scene. This was when he curled up, patiently waiting for Jon to stop being dead. ‘Twas a scene where a lot of boxes of tissue were passed around.

So there was rightfully a fair amount of anticipation building up to the moment when Jon and Ghost would reunite. Calling that scene in episode two a reunion would be a bit of a stretch. Fans are understandably pissed because they feel they’ve been done dirty. Which they have. I mean, look at this.

There was no build up to this scene, NOTHING. He’s just there, like an afterthought. While this scene sorely disappointed, fan reactions didn’t.

The direwolf was supposed to have some screen time back in season 7 but he finally didn’t make the cut. Turns out, CGI direwolfs are quite expensive, and with dragons hogging the limelight and the budget, there just wasn’t room for more.

So how annoyed were you with this scene in episode two? Don’t hold back, let us know how you really feel in the comments down below!






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Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

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Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

Daenerys Targaryen has been seen throughout the show to be someone who can be ruthless, as well as soft towards the ones that she loves. In the latest episode, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” we kind of got to see both sides of her. Before you proceed, SPOILER ALERT! Consider yourself warned!

Since the beginning of this season, we have seen an uneasy air of tension between Daenerys Targaryen and Sansa Stark. In episode 2, we see Jorah Mormont speak some sense into a hot-headed Daenerys, who wouldn’t listen to her usual voice of reason, Tyrion Lannister. With Jorah’s suggestion, Daenerys extends an olive branch to Sansa.

We see her tell Sansa about why they’re similar, being women that have overcome a lot of difficulties and the oppression of men. Sansa quips by saying she thinks Daenerys has manipulated Jon, to which Daenerys says she’s in the North fighting Jon’s war.

Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

The pair seem to be getting along quite well until Sansa asks Daenerys if she’ll let the North be free, and Daenerys doesn’t seem to take well to that idea. That conversation isn’t finished, however, so looks like we might get to see it in the aftermath of the battle that’s coming to Winterfell.

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






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Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

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Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2 dropped today, and we got a lot more than expected, yet again. While the focus of this episode rotated between characters frequently, Arya Stark seemed to be getting a lot more done in this episode than most other characters. Before we proceed: SPOILER ALERT! Consider yourself warned.

Now, Arya has been in a lot of bad places throughout the course of the show, but Gendry doesn’t know this. We see Arya staring at a sweaty and hardworking Gendry as he forges weapons. The pair have a chat and Gendry tries telling Arya she should hide away rather than fight the dead. Arya, being herself, shows off her aim, proving a point.

Gendry is later seen bringing Arya the weapon she asked him to make and we see Arya showing off her archery skills as Gendry arrives. During their discussion, Gendry reveals his true parentage to Arya, and she proceeds to ask Gendry how many women he has been with and Arya and Gendry then end up having sex. The relationship between the two has been long anticipated, and the fans might have gotten more than they could imagine with this scene.

Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

However, this was not all. We saw Arya’s aim being teased quite a lot in this episode, and then we see the weapon that Gendry gives her. Most of you might have realized this by now — this weapon looks similar to the Night King‘s spear. If you think about it, it’s quite the opposite of that, since Dragonglass kills White Walkers. It looks as if there’s a high chance that Arya throws the spear at Viserion, and kills it off, for good.

What did you guys think about Arya Stark in this episode? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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