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Game of Thrones showrunners to receive the Emmy Founders Award

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Game of Thrones Creators to Receive The Emmy Founders Award

With 38 awards and 128 nominations under its belt, Game of Thrones is no stranger to the International Emmy awards. But this one is special, for it celebrates the tremendous cultural significance GoT holds on a global scale.

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be honoured with the 2019 International Emmy Founders Award for adapting George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ for HBO, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recently announced. The Founders Award honour creations that have made contributions to the history of television production have had a significant cultural impact throughout the world.

Game of Thrones has been shot in multiple locations of Northern Ireland, Morocco, Croatia, and Iceland. It airs in over 207 countries all over the world and is widely regarded as the most popular TV show ever. Academy President & CEO, Bruce L. Paisner agrees in his interview with Indiewire:

“David and D.B. are absolute game changers, visionary storytellers who have created, with their first foray into television, a record-breaking global cultural phenomenon with an international following like no other. We look forward to honouring their extraordinary talent and the ‘Game of Thrones’ legacy with our Founders Award.”

 

Game of Thrones Creators to Receive The Emmy Founders Award

Weiss-Benioff with the cast of “Game of Thrones” while accepting the award for Outstanding Drama Series during the 70th Emmy Awards 2018. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

Benioff and Weiss have expressed their gratitude with a recent statement on this as well:

“The International Academy does us all a great honour. From cast to crew to locations, the ‘Game of Thrones’ effort was truly international, and this award rightly belongs to all the people who worked so hard for so many years to bring the show to life”.

In receiving the Emmy Founders award, Benioff and Weiss join a list of illustrious television writers and creators including Mathew Weiner (Mad Men) and Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey).

The award will be presented to the showrunners on the Annual Emmy Gala set to be held on November 25th in New York. From the little we have seen of Game of Thrones Season 8 so far, that does not seem like the only award Team Game Of Thrones is going to take home that night!

Game of Thrones Season 8 premiers on April 14th on HBO worldwide.







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Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon begins filming at Trujillo

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Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks we’re witnessing every other day. Though HBO has been mum about revealing any additional info about the show, these periodic leaks are causing waves of excitement amongst the fans, as they’re left wondering and speculating who’s who in the new set pictures. Recently, the show has begun filming on their new set in Trujillo, after several members were quarantined in Caceres when a positive covid case was reported a few days back.

The latest clips from the set of House of The Dragon in Trujillo posted by House The Dragons fan account on Twitter show the crew and several extras getting ready for a shot. We can spot a few Targaryen soldiers in the background, while the set is being constructed.

Are you excited about 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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More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

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Latest leaks from House of The Dragon set in Caceres hinting at legendary Cargyll twins

Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks we’re witnessing every other day. Though HBO has been mum about revealing any additional info about the show, these periodic leaks are causing waves of excitement amongst the fans, as they’re left wondering and speculating who’s who in the new set pictures. Recently, a few more pictures were leaked, and some of them showed Fabien Frankel, who will be playing Ser Criston Cole in the prequel series, practising his skills with a sword.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

Reddit user Jaegon1Targaryen posted some more pictures of the House of the Dragon set on Caceres, where Fabien Frankel is seen practicing sword fighting with an unknown figure. Last week, it was revealed it was one of the Tittensor brothers, who are twins as well.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

The rumours were confirmed with the release of these new pictures, where both Elliot and Luke Tittensor have been spotted filming scenes for the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

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

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

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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Netflix’s The Sandman releases first look at Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer: Queen of Hell

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Netflix’s The Sandman releases first look at Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer: Queen of Hell

The TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is one of DC’s most highly anticipated projects. The Netflix series garnered quite some attention, as it includes an ensemble of highly talented casts, including Game of Thrones alums. Gwendoline Christie, who played Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy series, will play a gender-swapped version of Lucifer in the show. And she is highly excited about it. Netflix has finally released a first look at Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie on a new poster of the drama series The Sandman.

Netflix’s newest DC series The Sandman provides the first look at Gwendoline Christie as the Queen of Hell, a female version of Lucifer.

At Saturday’s virtual DC FanDome event, viewers got a glimpse at the Game of Thrones alum as the series’ Lucifer, the ruler of Hell. The first look images see Christie donning dark attire and a pair of ominous-looking wings.

Netflix’s newest DC series The Sandman provides the first look at Gwendoline Christie as the Queen of Hell, a female version of Lucifer.

Based on the popular comic book series, the series is described as a “rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven.” The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he tries to fix all the cosmic and human mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.

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