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Two-Hour Game of Thrones Documentary To Come After Season 8 Finale

It’s now a matter of hours before Game of Thrones Season 8 officially drops. Excitement is running high, and so are theories about how it all ends.

Well, worry not. The GoT showrunners are here to help. D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have helped create a new Spotify playlist to accompany the final season, and they claim the clue to the ending is hidden in it. The playlist is called Game of Thrones: The End is Coming, and was developed in collaboration with Spotify’s Head of Rock, Allison Hagendorf.

Spotify’s news site For the Record reports that the makers initially just wanted to share the kinds of music that have inspired them while writing and structuring the show, but in the process, the song choices started mirroring the conclusion. They told For the Record over email:

“The answer to the ending is one hundred per cent hidden in the playlist choices. No one will believe us, but it’s true.”

The playlist contains classic rock and metal bands such as Rage Against The Machine (Sleep now in the Fire), Danzig (Her Black Wings, Killer Wolf), Papa Roach, Led Zeppelin (Immigrant Song), The Doors (This is the End).

Contemporary artists and bands like Kanye West (Power), Missio (Bottom of the Deep Blue Sea), and Perfume Genius (Queen) also find a place. Adding variety to the mix are Johny Cash & Bob Dylan (Girl from the North Country) and Van Morrison (Listen to the Lion).

Benioff and Weiss say while the genres vary, all of the songs have an underlying connection in their depth and power. In their words,

“We were looking for songs that made us feel the way the show made us feel. There’s variety in there—[Rage Against the Machine] is not Johnny Cash. But they both have a deep inherent power.” 

This is not the first Spotify playlist the showrunners have compiled. In 2017 they helped create Game of Thrones: Songs of Ice and Fire to accompany Season 7. Several songs from that playlist have been repeated in this one.

This Spotify Playlist by Game of Thrones Makers Hides Clues About the Ending!

Music has always been a big part of the Game of Thrones world, with the freshly-dropped Season 8 soundtrack For the Thrones notching it up and an all-time high. With the new Spotify playlist, they have just upped the fun quotient as well. Whether fans will be able to recognize the clues is a matter of conjecture. But this will no doubt send us all scrambling over the playlist for them.

Happy clue-hunting, fandom!

We have just launched a Game of Thrones Death Pool so that fans of the show have an interesting activity to participate in during the season. You can vote every week before the episode airs and predict whether a character lives or dies. Get the maximum number of correct predictions by the end of Season 8 to win the Death Pool.






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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

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

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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