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HBO and Columbia Records reveal Game of Thrones Season 8 album “For the Throne”, featuring The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and more

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Game of Thrones might not be a musical, but for a fantasy drama, it sure does have a long list of musical associations. You might remember the show having its own mixtape a few seasons ago, which came in two volumes. The show has just announced another album, for Season 8. The album is titled ‘For the Throne’. Read on!

Like we had reported a few months ago, this collaboration between HBO and Columbia Records has finally been revealed. Game of Thrones recently took to their Twitter to officially announce a Season 8 soundtrack album, with a list of collaborating artists that will make you realize how big the scale of the end of the show is. Check out the video:

This album isn’t going to be the background score for the show, but independent music inspired by the show. This isn’t like the mixtape, but instead is the first time HBO has teamed up with a big record label for Game of Thrones. Obviously, the roster of musicians is impressive. The full list of featured artists is as follows:

A$AP Rocky
Chloe X Halle
Ellie Goulding
Jacob Banks
James Arthur
Joey BadA$$
Lennon Stella
Lil Peep
Maren Morris
Matthew Bellamy
Mumford & Sons
Rosalía feat. A.CHAL
SZA
The Lumineers
The National
The Weeknd
Travis Scott
Ty Dolla $ign
X Ambassadors

The release date of the soundtrack is set to April 26. However, pre-orders are already available. This one is for the diehard fans, coming in vinyl records that have special edition covers. There are 11 variants, 9 for house sigils, one special dual color vinyl for the fire and ice theme, and a standard vinyl.

HBO and Columbia Records reveal Game of Thrones Season 8 album "For the Throne"
These vinyl records will also have a free digital download attached to them.  The preorders have started already, available over here. So go on, and get your edition of this album!

What do you think? Would you like to get a copy of this album? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Total crappy stuff. I have no plan to buy this record.

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Kit Harington spotted in London after checking out of rehab

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Game of Thrones had one of the most intense filming processes ever, to a degree where each episode was shot like a film. To add to that, many of the stars of the show started their careers with the show and were at it for a whole decade. So it’s obvious that the end of the show was a bit of a shake-up for these stars. One of such stars was Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow. He had checked himself into rehab after the end of the show. He has now been spotted in London after finishing up his time in rehab. Read on!

We had recently reported that Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow had checked into a ‘luxury rehab’ in Connecticut to deal with stress and alcoholism. It was actually more of a “wellness retreat” rather than a typical rehab, as his reps had explained. It looks like Kit is out of rehab now, and looking good, as he was spotted in London recently, reports PopSugar. Take a look:

Kit Harington spotted in London after checking out of rehab

That’s all we have seen of him. Kit is yet to do any post-rehab interviews or talk about his recovery, but we expect him to be fully back on track. We can’t wait to see the role he takes up next. What about you? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

 






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Game of Thrones fans raise more than $55000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap

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Game of Thrones fans raise more than $55000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap

Game of Thrones fans might have hated the final season of the show, but they aren’t holding off their love for the stars of the show. Only recently, we had reported that fans of the show from Reddit had helped raise over $30,000 for Emilia Clarke’s charity, a figure that has hit $137,000 by now. Looks like the fans didn’t stop there. They have now raised over $55,000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap. Read on!

The campaign was started by Redditor u/AlpineJ0e, and is hosted on JustGiving.com. It’s dedicated to Mencap, a charity Kit Harington has supported for years, which works for equal rights and opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

JustGiving fundraiser for Kit Harington’s charity Mencap from freefolk

Watch Kit Harington explain the purpose of Mencap in the video below:

At the time of writing this article, the campaign has collected over $55,682 (£43,686) for Mencap, and is still going strong. Mencap themselves responded to the effort on Twitter, and even sent a letter to the campaign creator, along with a signed photo of Kit:

If you want to donate, the campaign is still open and can be found here. Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Maisie Williams’ X-Men movie “The New Mutants” gets its release date delayed again

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Maisie Williams' X-Men movie "The New Mutants" gets its release date delayed again

Game of Thrones might be over, but the careers of its stars are far from it. The stars have moved on with other big projects already. Notably, the Stark sisters, i.e, Sophie Turner (Sansa) and Maisie Williams (Arya) both landed roles in the X-Men Universe. Sophie’s film, Dark Phoenix, recently released in theatres, but Maisie’s The New Mutants has been delayed, for the third time now. Read on!

Now, some of you might be aware that Disney bought Fox out, bringing the rights to the X-Men films back into the family. This means that the fate of ongoing projects hangs in the balance, and The New Mutants is one of them. The movie, which stars Maisie Williams, was initially set to release on April 13, 2018, which was then pushed to February 22, 2019, and once more to August 2, 2019. A new press release by Disney reveals the film has been pushed one more time, to April 3, 2020.

The New Mutants producer Simon Kinberg told Digital Spy the reason behind the latest rescheduling:

“What’s happening is we’re gonna do reshoots this year on that film and it has a new release date from Disney. That’s really it.

Part of it was figuring out what the reshoots were gonna be, the pick-ups, and the other part of it was getting that cast back together.”

Well, let’s just hope that it’s good when it does get released. Disney is surely bound to pick up feedback from Dark Phoenix, which bombed at the box office, with the worst reception for an X-Men movie, ever.

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