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HBO announces Game of Thrones complete series shadow box set

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HBO announces Game of Thrones complete series shadow box set

HBO recently announced that Game of Thrones will be getting itself a complete series shadow box collection. All the eight seasons of the series will be available in a 33-disc set available in a wooden shadow box package illustrated by artist Robert Ball.

To be released on December 3rd under the name Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection, the shadow box set will include a never-seen reunion of the present and past cast of the show, hosted by Conan O’Brien. The same was recently teased by Game of Thrones on YouTube:

Game of Thrones: Reunion Special, a two-part reunion show in the limited-edition Blu-Ray will have cast members from the final season including Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and more, as well as previous season fan-favourites like Sean Bean, Jason Momoa, Mark Addy and others.

Additional bonus content included in the collection will have deleted and extended scenes from various seasons, special featurette, behind-the-scenes footage, and animated histories and lore taking the story beyond the TV show into the epic fantasy fictional world of George R.R. Martin. Moreover, the collection will have bonus content like audio commentaries and a documentary named The Last Watch in a two-part DVD set.

The shadow box set – a fine work of Robert Ball – will have a beautiful multi-layered panel representing each season of the TV series in a different layer, showcasing characters and iconic moments all leading up to the Iron Throne. The set will also have a ‘Hand of the King’ pin clasp, holding all nine custom plated disc sleeves.

HBO announces Game of Thrones complete series shadow box set

Here’s an early unboxing of the same:

Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection has been listed for pre-order on Amazon at a price of $250. So, how many of you are excited for this awesome and the most memorable Game of Thrones collection of all times? Let us know in the comments.


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Game of Thrones writer George R. R. Martin applauds Joe Biden’s speech

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Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin applauds Joe Biden’s speech

The political drama in the US Presidential election was no less than the hustle for the Iron Throne on the Game of Thrones. The twists and turns were similar to the epic fantasy, that ended with Joe Biden’s victory. Biden gave his first speech as the new US President on the night of 7th of November. The speech was very well received by the general public.

Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin welcomed Biden’s win through his blog Not a Blog. He lauded the new President’s speech with heaps of praises. He wrote:

Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin applauds Joe Biden’s speech

Joe Biden gave a marvellous speech tonight: eloquent, uplifting, stirring, a speech that spoke to all that is best in America, to our hopes and dreams rather than our fears. Time will tell what kind of president he will be, but everything about the campaign he waged confirms the fact that this is a good, decent, and intelligent man. 

It brought to my mind the classic Democratic hymn that was FDR’s campaign song, and later used by JFK, LBJ, and many others.”

Game of Thrones cast has often expressed their dislike for the former US President Donald Trump. Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) even raised a toast to Biden’s victory, mocking Trump at the same time.

What do you think of the US Presidential election? Talk to us in the comments below!


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Alfie Allen debuts as a sex-obsessed pimp in BBC’s Harlots season 3

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Alfie Allen debuts as a sex-obsessed pimp in BBC's Harlots season 3

Game of Thrones saw many ups and downs in the lives of its characters. For some characters, like Jaime Lannister and Theon Greyjoy, the series was a path to redemption. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the actor who played Jaime, was satisfied with his character’s arc. So was Alfie Allen, who played Theon Greyjoy.

Theon went through a series of hardships to redeem his sense of pride and honour. He went from a sex-obsessed and self-indulged sidekick to a hero who sacrificed his life protecting Bran. Alfie, however, has landed another sex-obsessed role in BBC’s Harlots.

Alfie Allen debuts as a sex-obsessed pimp in BBC's Harlots season 3

Allen plays Isaac Pincher in the 3rd season of the 18th century period drama. Isaac Pincher is a sex obsessed pimp in Georgian London. He is enthusiastic about sex work both as a businessman and client.

Alfie’s entrance was a pleasant surprise for Harlot viewers who are also Game of Thrones fans. It would be worthwhile to see what he does with his new role. Whether he goes through some kind of redemption or gets his genitals chopped off (again). We can be sure of one thing though, Alfie Allen’s fabulous performance!

Have you watched the show? Tell us how you feel about Alfie’s debut in the comments below!


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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (the Mountain) promotes Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (the Mountain) promotes Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

The year 2020 has proved to be the Longest Night humanity has ever faced. Even though the skies seem stark red as the Red Wedding (pun intended), some people have managed to thrive in the current crisis. Just as the assassins of the Ubisoft game Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.

Filled with battle scenes as brutal as the Battle of Bastards and the Battle of Winterfell, Assassin’s Creed is one of the most anticipated games of the year. The game is set in the period when Vikings were still around, conquering parts of the world. Nonetheless, Ubisoft has chosen a worthy ambassador for their upcoming game, someone who has the looks of a Viking. No man better suits the criteria than Game of Thrones’ Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson.

Once dubbed the World’s strongest man, Björnsson was definitely the strongest man on Game of Thrones as the Mountain. The Mountain was the most feared warrior on the show, who could crush skulls with bare hands. His stature alone proves how strong he is in real life. (Also check out how the strongest man welcomed his newborn baby!)

Assassin’s Creed games have been around for nearly two decades now. The game series is highly reputed for its story and gameplay. The new instalment is sure to up the level in that context, other than the fact that the Mountain himself is endorsing the brand. All these factors make Valhalla a must-try, if not, your head might hurt a bit! (Sorry Pedro!)

How do you feel about the upcoming game? Leave a comment below!


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