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Game of Thrones showrunners reveal that Cersei executed Ser Pounce

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Game of Thrones is a pretty epic show with such a fantastic story and a huge fan base. But, being a true fan of the series isn’t an easy task. While the series is full of violence, nudity, and deaths – some become quite hard to digest.

Talking about the deaths – Ned Stark in Season 1, Catelyn and Robb Stark in the Red Wedding in Season 3, and all thanks to Cersei in the finale of Season 6 – a bunch of characters whom we loved died too… But, recently the showrunners have truly taken it to the next level by revealing that Ser Pounce is actually dead in the show!

Ser Pounce – who was Tommen Baratheon’s favourite pet cat, has now been revealed to be dead by showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss who recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly about this. According to Benioff,

“Cersei hated the name ‘Ser Pounce’ so much she could not allow him to survive…So she came up with her most diabolical [execution]. Ser Pounce’s death was so horrible we couldn’t even put it on the air.”

While we only got to see a few seconds of the poor cat in the show, hearing about the gruesome death makes me feel sad. But, why did the Mad Queen did such a cruel act? I too agree with what Hibberd said in his article of Cersei not wanting ‘Ser Pounce prowling around the Red Keep as a reminder of a son she drove to suicide.’ This has also made me take my hatred towards Cersei’s character to a new level.

Though the cat only made a brief appearance in the episode ‘Oathkeeper’ from Season 4, still fans have a chance to meet it in an extended cut of the series. According to Dan Weiss,

“If you buy the super-extended, super-charged Game of Thrones box set that comes out, the death of Ser Pounce will be in there…Just one whole episode devoted to the death of Ser Pounce.”   

Yet, as the showrunners describe, filming with Ser Pounce was a difficult task. According to Benioff:

“That cat was really not fun to work with…There’s a reason the phrase ‘like herding cats’ came into existence.”

Dan Weiss, too adds: “Dogs generally do what you ask them to do if they’re smart and well trained…Cats have their own agenda.”

Let’s take a minute to watch the only scene Ser Pounce was a part of. This was a scene from Season 4 when Margaery Tyrell after Joffrey’s death goes to visit Tommen at Night – as her Grandmother Olenna suggests her.

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Yet, the cat’s owner – Dean Charles Chapman who played Tommen in the show had his own way of describing the cat’s sudden disappearance. He had earlier revealed to Huffington Post:

‘I don’t know…I suppose there’s a lot of staff around the kingdom to look after him. Hopefully, he didn’t get caught up in the blast. That’d be a tragedy. I like to think he’d also move on with his life and get a girlfriend maybe.”

While we await Game of Thrones Season 8 coming out on April 14, this news may leave some fans heartbroken. Yet, we will soon get over it like other major tragedies in the series. What were your thoughts on Ser Pounce’s death? Share your condolences 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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