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[UPDATE] 1 Million fans sign the petition to remake Game Of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers

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Update: The petition has now been signed by 1 Million Game Of Thrones fans!

1 Million fans sign the petition to remake Game Of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers

Game of Thrones Season 8 is being received very poorly. The fans haven’t been happy with how the writing has been this season, complaining about the haphazard pace and convenient plot. They seem to be so angered with the whole deal that they have now started a petition to remake Season 8 with  “competent writers”. Read on!

While a lot of the complaints about the Game of Thrones have been about the plot development itself, it seems as though the fudged pace could have made it so. The first two episodes were well received, but the third and fourth were both heavily criticized, with the fifth episode, “The Bells“, becoming the worst rated episode of the show.

The displeased fans have now taken to Change.org with a petition to HBO that asks for the final season to be remade. The description reads:

“David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no source material (i.e. the books) to fall back on. This series deserves a final season that makes sense. Subvert my expectations and make it happen, HBO!”

Well, the petition has hit 150,000 signatures as of now and it looks like it could easily hit a million, and more, given the amount of dissatisfaction going around. The final episode plot summary was also leaked and has been getting a lot of hate so the finale could see this petition gain even more traction.

What do you guys think? Would you sign this petition? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

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I agree. The series deserves much more. The characters deserve better. They had 1hr 30 mins last episode 5 and they spent whole of it burning the city. I saw the making. They spent so much on making the sets what was the point if there was nothing to show?
The audience demands should be considered.

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Please also include the link to petition so we can also sign. These writers made GoT just another Marvel or Disney content.

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I honestly think that GRRM should have at least written a summarized script if not the book then D & D direct from there. GRRM could have at least seen the scripts and not just the ending. I think he dissociated himself after the 6th season when his insights were needed. Fact remains the original creator is GRRM while the directors are D & D and they both cannot do each others work.

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why so much hype about this… this is game of thrones not your pears daily show which r made to please you… la la la la happy endings…good characters r survived the last… Game of thrones r always come with unexpected endings which might not please everyone… so why cry like a ##### coward… go on and let the season ends the way its ends… #Forthethrone #survivethrone

don’t ruin one good show with unnecessary comments… and brutally criticize…

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Well this is game of thrones, nobody is criticising the unexpected ending or where ever the show takes us,, the problem is with the incompetent script writing and so many plot holes in the script which was not seen in the previous seasons of game of thrones… so many loose ends in th script is what everyone is yelling about…

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455000 right now

Salahin Kadir
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The figure just doubled.

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800k already and climbing!

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Agree, after waiting 2 yrs for the finale it was far from what dedicated viewers and fans deserved and seemed thrown together and contrived, not giving particularly key characters any real depth or consideration worth ending an epic series on. Truth be – I wasn’t expecting much when it came out that there would be such a delay and THEN only 8 episodes. Some endings were appropriate – others cheap – and others yet so offbeat that it seemed like the final episode was written by people who hadn’t watched the first 7. Wondering if a rewind and redo will… Read more »

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Amazing. Folks have nothing better than to piss and moan about this? I would LOVE to see ANYONE even come within a MILE of talent and creativity the Game of Thrones writers have given us for the past ten years. I think they did a remarkable job and this ridiculous whining is despicable. Piss pff babies. Deal with it.

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Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) starrer Killing Eve Season 3 to premiere two weeks early

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The coronavirus outbreak is refusing to slow down around the world. People have been in lockdown for quite some time now depending on where they are. Amidst the chaos, there is a growing need of keeping the people inside their homes and provide them with some entertainment. With the production of most upcoming shows halted due to the pandemic, we have found some silver lining. Read on to find out more!

As per the Variety, the premiere of the third season of Killing Eve has been preponed by two weeks. The show was earlier going to release on April 26 but will be premiering now on April 12. The President of AMC networks was quoted as saying:

“We know how adored this series is and we know how keen people are for great content right now.”

The Premiere of Killing Eve Season 3 starring Gemma Whelan moved up by two weeks

 

He added:

“This season of ‘Killing Eve’ digs deep psychologically, and with actors like Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw the results are nothing short of astonishing. We literally couldn’t wait for fans to see it.”

The trailer of the series was released recently. Check it out!

Apart from Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, the series also stars Game of Thrones Gemma Whelan. Whelan had played the role of Yara Greyjoy in Thrones. Whelan was in the news recently when she said that she enjoys being typecast as a lesbian.

Killing Eve’s synopsis promises a lot and it looks like an interesting ride.

The synopsis states:

“The third season of the award-winning drama continues the story of two women with brutal pasts, addicted to each other but now trying desperately to live their lives without their drug of choice. For Villanelle (Jodie Comer), the assassin without a job, Eve (Sandra Oh) is dead. For Eve, the ex-MI6 operative hiding in plain sight, Villanelle will never find her. All seems fine until a shocking and personal death sets them on a collision course yet again. The journey back to each other will cost both of them friends, family, and allegiances…and perhaps a share of their souls.”

Great to see the AMC releasing the show early isn’t it. The fans were left disappointed when the production of network’s Walking Dead had to be halted and this should give them some respite.

What are your views on the news? Let us know your reactions in the comments below!







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George R. R. Martin says Coronavirus shutdown will give him “more time to finish The Winds Of Winter”

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George R.R. Martin feels the coronavirus shutdown could give him more time to finish The Winds Of Winter

Most of us cannot recall being locked down in our homes like this ever before in our lives. It’s perhaps a once in a lifetime thing that’s happening to us. Of course, not everyone can afford to look at it like that. Coronavirus has cost us many more lives and troubles than any such pacifiers. Amidst a global lockdown, nature resets, we regroup as a community, and the health workers battle the crisis with wartime immediacy. The author who laid the foundation for Game of Thrones has sent a hopeful message towards us though. George R. R. Martin hinted that the COVID-19 shutdown might just allow him to finish The Winds of Winter (TWOW) sooner than expected.

George R.R. Martin feels the coronavirus shutdown could give him more time to finish The Winds Of Winter

As for how long George has been writing The Winds, you may not want to recount. But it’s been close to a decade since the last novel in A Song of Ice and Fire saga, A Dance with Dragons released in 2011; in the meanwhile, we’ve seen the conclusion of the saga in the form of the most popular show on the planet, Game of Thrones. However, GRRM’s latest post on his Not a Blog has given us hope that 2020 could be the year of the highly awaited TWOW. In a post that highlighted the effects of the virus that’s been haunting us since the beginning of this year, George said something about the sixth novel in the ASOIAF series.

“If there is a silver lining in these clouds, this will give me more time to finish WINDS OF WINTER. I continue to write every day, up here in my mountain fastness,” wrote Martin.

To remind you, George informed us about his good health and current whereabouts in another one of his blog posts. He had said that he’s in a “remote isolated location”; with one of his staff taking care of him. Moreover, he told us that he’s writing every day, spending more time in Westeros than in the real world. Thus, without any external distractions and an indefinite lockdown, TWOW could be a real possibility in 2020. With House of the Dragon still far away, this could be good news for all the fans.

The American author, in his recent post, noted that almost all the upcoming events are either postponing or canceling their schedules, while many of them have decided to go virtual; including the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) scheduled to take place in New Zealand this year. Named CoNZealand, GRRM had committed to deliver The Winds at this very event this year; though that seems like a stretch now. His cinema hall, the Jean Cocteau Cinema, and bookstore, Beastly Books are most likely to remain closed in the coming weeks, he observed; regarding the rather worsening situation due to coronavirus pandemic.

George R.R. Martin feels the coronavirus shutdown could give him more time to finish The Winds Of Winter

The acclaimed author has even suggested his pick of books, films, and TV series to engage ourselves during isolation. For readers, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (the Dunk & Egg novellas), and Wild Cards series by GRRM; Quillifer by Walter Jon Williams, and Aftershocks series by Marko Kloos. Among films and TV, he recommended Doctor Sleep, The Plot Against America, Ozark’s third season, HBO’s miniseries The Outsider, Westworld, and Better Call Saul.

We send our thanks and blessings to George and wish he keeps sound health. What do you guys think? Can we expect The Winds to arrive in 2020? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section.







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Peter Sollett to direct D. B. Weiss & David Benioff’s Netflix project ‘Metal Lords’

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D. B. Weiss and David Benioff are back in news again! Do not worry it has got nothing to do with the final season of Game of Thrones. After being part of a crossover between the two worlds on HBO’s Westworld, the duo has now got an able director for their upcoming Netflix project Metal Lords. Read on to find out more!

The showrunner duo of Game of Thrones had signed a huge deal with the streaming giant a few months ago and there had been lots of anticipation building around it. Now, it has been confirmed that Peter Sollett will be directing the duo’s upcoming project Metal Lords. Sollett’s work includes Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist and a few episodes of Rise and Almost Family.

As per Full Circle Cinema, Weiss and Benioff are going to be the producer along with Greg Shapiro of The Hurt Locker fame. As per the report, the film will follow two high school kids with dreams to start a heavy metal band. Additionally, they come across a girl who plays the cello and the three form a tumultuous team to compete in an upcoming battle of the bands.

Peter Sollett to direct D.B. Weiss & David Benioff’s Netflix project ‘Metal Lords’

The duo was recently also seen together in an episode of Westworld. Their cameo showed a dragon that looked similar to Drogon, laying dead, leading to some fans saying that HBO has finally killed the last surviving dragon. Plenty was said about that cameo too as it received mixed reactions from the fans. However, the makers of Westworld, Lisa Joy, and Jonathan Nolan, were happy about it and in fact, credited George R.R. Martin for the idea!

They had said:

“We’re also friendly with George R.R. Martin, and George had consistently since the first season said, “We’ve got to do a tie-in with ‘Game of Thrones.’” People forget that George was originally a TV writer and he came up in the TV world in which you’d occasionally have these crossover shows, which the fans would f—ing freak out over. So George had always been pitching the crossover show.”

How about you folks? Excited about the new announcement? Write to us in the comments below!







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