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Theon Greyjoy finally gets his own Funko Pop! after 8 seasons of Game of Thrones

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Eight seasons and several hardships later, Theon Greyjoy is finally getting his due in the Game of Thrones fandom. Bran dubbed him “a good man’ in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3, and now Funko has announced its first official Theon pop! figurine. It depicts the Greyjoy scion with bow and arrow, protecting Bran in the Godswood.

They also announced an appropriately supersized 6 inch Mountain figurine, described as “Queen Cersei’s fierce protector”.

Theon is one of the oldest characters in Game of Thrones, one who has been around right since Episode 1. Which is why it’s kinda surprising that no official Theon Funko Pop! figure existed before (this does not include custom-made and on-request pop! figures). It seems that despite his chequered past, Theon’s heroic actions in Season 8 (and Bran’s “good man” certificate) has earned him some serious brownie points with the fandom.

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Theon Greyjoy dies protecting Bran Stark in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3 ‘The Long Night’

Theon is not the only Funko Pop! figure from Season 8 that’s creating a buzz though. Three other Pop! figures related to Season 8 have been announced only days ago. One depicts King Bran the Broken, the other is a new Daenerys Targaryen figurine, atop a fire-breathing dragon. The third is a glow-in-the-dark version of the Night King, depicting his last moments when he turns into ice after being stabbed by Arya’s catspaw dagger.

None of these figures is up for sale at the moment, or even pre-order, as no release date has been announced. But they are coming soon, that much is guaranteed.






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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.

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






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Johnnie Walker to launch new Game of Thrones scotches

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Johnnie Walker to launch new Game of Thrones scotches

Game of Thrones and merchandising go hand in hand. You what else goes hand in hand? Game of Thrones and alcohol. We have seen the perfect combination of these three things, with a lot of Game of Thrones co-branded alcohol coming out. Even though the show is over now, it looks like we might have one last update to the range Game of Thrones-themed alcohol. Johnnie Walker is releasing two new Game of Thrones scotches. Read on!

Johnnie Walker has previously made a scotch with the Game of Thrones branding before, called White Walker. After that, they released a series of eight whiskies, each for one great House of Westeros. and this time around, they’re going with an Ice and Fire theme, one for each. The new pair will be straight up called A Song of Ice and Fire. Take a look:

We have no more details about the taste of the new scotch range, although we expect the two be in contrast with each other. However, preorders are now open, with one 750ml bottle marked at the price of $43. You can pre-order yours, here. They will be available in October 2019.

Are you guys gonna get a bottle, or maybe two? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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