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Sophie Turner’s Dark Phoenix sits on the Iron Throne in the latest Game of Thrones fan-art

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Sophie Turner's Dark Phoenix sits on the Iron Throne in the latest Game of Thrones fan-art

Game of Thrones Season 8 is going to premiere in 6 weeks and to make sure fans stay excited for the upcoming season, HBO recently teamed up with Twitter and released 20 new Game Of Thrones hashtag emojis and character posters, which also featured Sophie Turner who plays Sansa Stark in the show and soon enough the trailer for Dark Phoenix was also released, in which Sophie Turner returns as Jean Grey.

2019 is turning out to be a wonderful year for Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner and fans are really excited to see how Sophie deals with the White Walkers in April during the final season of Game of Thrones and in June what happens when her character, Jean is hit by a mysterious cosmic force that unleashes the Dark Phoenix.

Considering that Sophie is a part of 2 hugely popular fandoms, it’s natural for fans to come up with mashups that bring together the Game of Thrones and X-Men universe. Reddit user Mizuri has comeup with a brilliant mashup that uses the recently released Sansa Stark poster to bring Jean Grey to Westeros.

[NO SPOILERS] Hi all! After the release of the new posters for the final season, I played around and mashed together two of Sophie Turner’s characters (Dark Phoenix and Sansa) hope you like it! from gameofthrones

“Hi all! After the release of the new posters for the final season, I played around and mashed together two of Sophie Turner’s characters (Dark Phoenix and Sansa) hope you like it!,” said Mizuri while sharing the mashup on Reddit. The fan-art was loved by fans and at the time of writing this article, it has received 9.7k upvotes. We would love to see what Sophie has to say about this mashup.

Game of Thrones returns on 14th April, while Dark Phoenix releases on 7th June.






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Fans are swooning over Lino Facioli’s (Robin Arryn) glow up

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Fans are swooning over Lino Facioli's (Robin Arryn) glow up

Move aside Neville Longbottom, we have a new hit-by-puberty player in town. The Game of Thrones series finale that aired on Sunday might have divided opinion but one thing fans seem to be agreeing on is that Lino Facioli, the actor who plays Robin Arryn, Lord of the Vale, had a definite glow up.

“I gained more followers in a night than I had in my whole time having Instagram. It just kept on going up and up and up, and that still seems to be the case,” Facioli told BuzzFeed News. “Honestly, I just kind of laugh and sort of just act as humble as possible. I never know how to react with compliments. I love them but it’s always like, how do you react? I really don’t know what to do but I’m enjoying it, I really am.”

A bit of an annoying, whiny brat, Robin Arryn didn’t score himself a lot of fans when he first appeared way back in season one and was only about 9 years old. That quickly changed after the last episode of the series dropped. Facioli, now 18, had a small appearance towards the end of the episode but that was enough to send fans into a tizzy.

What do you think? Did he outdo the Neville Longbottom transformation?






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George R. R. Martin discusses Game of Thrones finale, says the books will and will not have a similar ending

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George R. R. Martin discusses Game of Thrones finale, says the books will and will not have a similar ending

After nearly a decade of work being put in, Game of Thrones ended this Sunday. Season 8 episode 6 — “The Iron Throne” rounded up a lot of loose ends from the show, and while it might not have pleased everyone, it was still a fitting end for the show that has had us on the hook for such a long time. Now, of course, everybody is interested in knowing what creator George R. R. Martin has to think of the end and whether the book ending will be any different. These are exactly the questions that he addressed in a blog post on his website, recently. Read on!

George wrote a blog post on his Not a Blog recently, titled “An Ending“, talking about the end of Game of Thrones. George dabbled in nostalgia in the post, talking about how he asked David and Dan who Jon Snow’s mother was, in their first meeting, and they knew the right answer. He also went on to appreciate the showrunners, the cast and the crew for working so hard on the show. He revealed his future plans, saying he was working on five shows with the HBO, some of which are not about Westeros. He then went on to discuss his plans with the books, specifically:

“And I’m writing. Winter is coming, I told you, long ago… and so it is. THE WINDS OF WINTER is very late, I know, I know, but it will be done. I won’t say when, I’ve tried that before, only to burn you all and jinx myself… but I will finish it, and then will come A DREAM OF SPRING.

How will it all end? I hear people asking. The same ending as the show? Different?

Well… yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes.”

He then gave us a glimpse of what to expect from the books:

“I am working in a very different medium than David and Dan, never forget. They had six hours for this final season. I expect these last two books of mine will fill 3000 manuscript pages between them before I’m done… and if more pages and chapters and scenes are needed, I’ll add them. And of course the butterfly effect will be at work as well; those of you who follow this Not A Blog will know that I’ve been talking about that since season one. There are characters who never made it onto the screen at all, and others who died in the show but still live in the books… so if nothing else, the readers will learn what happened to Jeyne Poole, Lady Stoneheart, Penny and her pig, Skahaz Shavepate, Arianne Martell, Darkstar, Victarion Greyjoy, Ser Garlan the Gallant, Aegon VI, and a myriad of other characters both great and small that viewers of the show never had the chance to meet. And yes, there will be unicorns… of a sort…”

He also ridiculed the idea of fans asking which one the “real ending” will be:

“Book or show, which will be the “real” ending? It’s a silly question. How many children did Scarlett O’Hara have? How about this? I’ll write it. You read it. Then everyone can make up their own mind, and argue about it on the internet.”

Well, the man said it himself. Maybe we should stop complaining now and enjoy what Game of Thrones did for us. What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones gave us a beautifully “subverted” ending this Sunday. In the series finale — Season 8 episode 6, “The Iron Throne”, Westeros got a new ruler that was completely unexpected.

Game of Thrones fans react to Bran Stark becoming King

Game of Thrones has revolved around who gets to sit on the Iron Throne after Robert Baratheon’s death resulted in a series of conflicts that caused a lot of death and destruction. In this episode, all the important lords and ladies of Westeros gathered in the Dragonpit, to choose the new ruler.

The scene has Tyrion Lannister on trial, who had been held as a prisoner for betraying Daenerys Targaryen. An angry Grey Worm brings Tyrion, and eventually, Tyrion soon gets to talking. He talks about how there can be no better ruler than the one that holds all memories of the realm, Bran Stark, A.K.A. Bran the Broken.

Issac Hempstead Wright, who plays the role of Bran Stark, had the best reaction to this reveal. He tweeted:

What was your reaction to this big reveal? Tell us in the comments down below!






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