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Creative Director talks about hints hidden in intros

With the onset of the latest season of Game of Thrones, there are countless fans coming up with their own versions of what happens in the shows and countless other forms of speculation which seem just as plausible as the next one in line. However, the Creative Director of the series recently revealed that the hints to the show rests in the intro sequences.

It turns out that the intro sequence which had been more or less similar throughout all the seven past seasons with some minor differences is being changed for season eight. The new season will bring along a new intro sequence for the show with drastic changes as compared to previous changes. Creative Director Angus Wall revealed that he had other plans for the intro sequence and that his version would be nothing like the ones seen today. When asked about whether this intro could be found in the final season of the show, he said that it was not a possibility.

“We explored that with an animated sequence following the raven,” said Wall. “In the interim, though, there was an issue that came up during the pilot, which was that nobody knew what the wider world looked like or where anyone was. So we created these little map journeys to go in-between scenes.”

he further revealed that his creative team were highly motivated for the job they were given and that they wanted everything to be hand-built. This reportedly served the purpose of a madman working away in solace, making a world as per his own grand scheme of the ideal. A stark resemblance to what the ultimate prize in ‘Game of Thrones’ really is.

“The idea was that everything needed to be hand-built, he said. “The idea of a mad monk in a tower, building all this stuff and going at it with a saw and a chisel. Making sure he’s building his world the way he wants.”

However, the final addition which the creative director had to include was the fact that they were including quite a lot of easter eggs in the intros for their fans. He said that the entire process was quite fun, but it also gave hints about what’s to occur in the series. Provided the fans can figure the easter eggs out.

“There are a lot of Easter eggs in the titles if you’re paying attention,” Wall teased. “Little things that will reward you over the course of the show. And this last season won’t be any different.”

While this would certainly speak a lot to the ones who are able to decipher the language of these easter eggs and figure them out, this can also serve to create a lot of extra controversies and fan theories about these shows as well seeing how different people would perceive these hints differently. In the end game, the genius of this plan lies in the fact that they can give away major details about the show without really giving out anything about it. Fans would have to wait and find out what eventually happens the old fashioned way instead, when the final season airs on April 14.

 


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Something in the intro that has always pestered me is during the Winterfell flyover, while zooming in on the werewood tree, what looks like a snowflake drops down on the tree. There was never any snow in Winterfell (in the earlier seasons), but that little object has always been there. Probably nothing, just a single snowflake to let the viewer know that they’re in a colder region. I guess I’ll know if something happens at the tree this season.

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Kit Harington looks compelling in Netflix’s Criminal season 2 trailer

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Watching our favorite stars play out a radically different character has always been a matter of interest. One of the most likable characters on our favorite show Game of Thrones was Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington. Unlike Jon, Kit seems to know something in Criminals season 2 trailer.

Kit plays the role of a smug estate agent, who is accused of rape. He gets frustrated about being questioned about the same in the trailer. The show’s setting gives you chills as he establishes himself as a self-entitled rich guy who gets what he wants. His angry outbursts only make it worse for him. But is he guilty?

Harington’s new character is a far cry from his bumbling, humble, and heroic character of Jon Snow. Jon Snow was a life-changing role for Kit (Check out his farewell speech for Game of Thrones), but the new edgy role will solidify his versatility. Not to mention his new haircut for the show, sure to gather some attention.

The Netflix series turned in heads after the introduction of its cast for season two. Other than Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, the show has cast 3 more extremely talented artists. Kunal Nayyar from The Big Bang Theory, Sophie Okonedo, an Oscar nominee, and Sharon Horgan from the comedy Catastrophe will also be seen in the series.

From not knowing anything as Jon Snow, to a cunning, perverted estate agent, Kit Harington has come a long way. Being a fan favorite on one of the biggest TV shows ever made, his job will not be easy as a different character. We can be sure he can pull it off with his amazing acting skills.

What do you think about his role in Criminals season 2? Tell us in the comments below.


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Jason Momoa looks badass in the new ‘Dune’ movie trailer

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Some actors in Hollywood are famous for their macho style. Jason Momoa has made a name for himself in that category, in each of his roles. Be it Khal Drogo of Game of Thrones, or Arthur Curry of Aquaman, the actor reeks of badassery. He has done it yet again as Duncan Idaho in the latest movie adaptation of the sci-fi novel Dune.

Jason Momoa sports an unbearded look as Duncan Idaho in the Dune movie trailer. He looks menacing even without his beard. His character, Duncan, is a total badass in House Atreides. Jason compared his character to Han Solo of Star Wars in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres.

Khal Drogo

Momoa received widespread praise for his work as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones. His character as a powerful warlord, who was the leader of a huge Dothraki army created an impactful image in the audience’s mind. It was so impressive people used to get confused if he knew English at all! Jason played the role for 10 episodes in season 1.

Dune is an award-winning novel written by author Frank Herbert in 1965. Dune was first adapted for the big screen by David Lynch in 1984. It was a success on the box-office and the film is still revered by its fans. The new adaptation of the movie holds great promise and the fans are expecting it to be much better than the previous version.

The director of the new Dune movie is Denis Villeneuve. The movie is set to release on 18th December 2020. It is predicted to be one of the major films of this year. The presence of Jason Momoa makes it all the more exciting to watch.

What do you expect from the movie? Let us know in the comments below.


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Maisie Williams recreates Arya Stark’s iconic Night King kill move for her new show ‘Two Weeks To Live’

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Game of Thrones will always have a special place in all our hearts. It is a revered TV series for both fans and the crew alike. There has been a tradition in film industry to provide Easter eggs related to a franchise that has made an impact on pop culture. One such Easter egg was spotted in Maisie Williams’ new action-comedy Two Weeks To Live.

A recent clip of one of the episodes revealed a welcome surprise for the fans of Game of Thrones. In that scene, Maisie Williams, who plays the role of Kim is being attacked by an unknown individual. Maisie retaliates in a way that was reminiscent of her role Arya Stark from Game of Thrones.

Maisie’s character, Kim, attacks back the same way Arya Stark did against the Night King. In Game of Thrones season 8 episode 3, Arya appeared out of nowhere to attack the Night King, played by Vladimir Furdik. The Night King grabs her by the throat, and all hope seems lost. Arya pulls off a surprise move by slipping her dagger to her other hand and stabbing the night king, killing him.

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In the TV series Two Weeks To Live, Maisie pulls off a similar stunt. It was a subtle nod to a tribute to her former role. As Kim, she stands back to her attacker by slipping a glass bottle to her other hand, and smashing it on his head.

The scene was definitely a wow moment for her fans. It was also a chance for the actress to relive her time as Arya. What do you think about the show? Tell us in the comments below.


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