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Killing Eve Season 3 twists left Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) gasping with excitement

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Killing Eve Season 3 twists left Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) gasping with excitement

A week ago, the team of Killing Eve gave the best possible news to its fans. The series which was scheduled to premiere its season 3 on April 26th was preponed by two weeks. The first episode of season 3 will be airing on April 12 now and the cast is naturally quite excited. Gemma Whelan who played the role Yara Greyjoy in HBO’s Game of Thrones is part of the season too and she had plenty to share in a recent interview. Read on to find out more!

Amongst the many actors who have been cast as part of the third season, Whelan is one of the most exciting addition. She has proved her mettle as an actor in HBO’s blockbuster saga and now looking to extend the good work. She has quite an interesting story about when she was having her first read of the third season. As per Metro she said:

“When I was at the read-through, and we went through the first block of scripts, there were quite a lot of audible gasps in the room, when certain things happen, which was very exciting.”

Killing Eve Season 3 twists left Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) gasping with excitement

Whelan plays the role of Geraldine, the daughter of the calculated Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) and sister of Kenny (Sean Delaney), who is forced to move back home. About her character Whelan says:

Geraldine’s sort of never really found her niche in life – she’s never really found her proper directional calling. She’s a bit directionless, and she’s very easy with her emotions, so that’s obviously quite interesting, is Carolyn who’s incredibly focused and driven and cold. Obviously that, against Carolyn’s sort of coldness and her deep sort of…. she’s found her calling and her profession. It’s interesting to see how the two of them learn to live together again.”

Whelan was also thrilled at the prospect of playing the role opposite Fiona Shaw. She said:

“When the casting breakdown came through for that, I was just so excited at the prospect that they would think that I was even castable to play against Fiona Shaw, I’ve just been a huge fan of her since Three Men and A Little Lady, you know I just think she’s so funny and so clever and so brilliant at what she does. So I was very, very pleased to win the role, and work with her.”

Well, we are sure that Whelan will be adding a completely different dimension of her own to an already successful franchise. Afterall she left her own little mark in a show of gigantic proportion in Thrones. We are excited to see her in a new avatar. What about you? Let us know your views in the comments below!







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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hopes Game of Thrones’ success won’t get in the way of House of The Dragon

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hopes Game of Thrones’ success won’t get in the way of House of The Dragon

The teaser trailer for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon broke the internet as soon as it was launched, and fans can’t get enough of it. The prequel series has caught a lot of attention recently, owing to the frequent leaks and of course the amazing teaser. Game of Thrones alum Nikolaj Coster-Waldau recently expressed his thoughts about the upcoming spinoff show.

Coster-Waldau told The Hollywood Reporter, “I saw the teaser trailer that they came out with and I was intrigued. I thought it was fun to see Matt Smith in that world, in that beautiful white wig. And listen, I’m curious as everyone [to see it].

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hopes Game of Thrones’ success won’t get in the way of House of The Dragon

But it is a very different show. It’s its own show. I just hope it’s great. I hope the success of Game of Thrones won’t get in the way for people when they experience this new show. For us, it took a while for people to get into Game of Thrones. I remember the first season people were saying: “There are too many characters, I don’t know what’s going on!” I don’t think they have the luxury we had. They have to start with where we were in like season four or five, because that’s what they will be compared to. But I really hope that it’s a massive hit for them.”

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Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell explain how scoring for Video Games is different from shows like Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones had some of the best musical scores in television history, thanks to the dedication and hard work of talented artists who made it so enjoyable. Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell, who have composed tunes for shows like Game of Thrones in the past, have moved on to newer projects, and you can listen to their mind-soothing work in The New World video game.

In a recent interview with the Spin, the duo talked about the difference between scoring for a TV show and a video game.

Ramin Djawadi:The big challenge was that in the very beginning, we had no visuals. We had some artwork and some stills, but we had to come up with the sound while the game was being developed. It wasn’t like a movie or television show where you actually have some visuals to write against, so it was definitely a challenge to just start completely from scratch. But talking to the great audio team really helped us immensely with inspiration — just by them describing to us what they needed emotionally from the different areas.”

Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell explain how scoring for Video Games is different from shows like Game of Thrones

Brandon Campbell: “I loved the concept art. I think it’s amazing just seeing some of the drawings and renderings the artists had done. But getting this thing off the ground without visuals was [the biggest challenge]. The biggest difference was also that there was just no point when we ended up with a complete video.”

“We might have a developer doing a walkthrough of certain parts of the game or certain areas, but it’s more for inspiration than something to actually score. You’re like, “I’m going to write a three-minute lighthearted adventure piece that takes place in this zone!” or “I’m going to write a scary tension piece that takes place at night in the forest!” but you don’t have to worry about finding the cuts or sync points in the actual video.”

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Listen to The New World soundtrack composed by Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell

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Game of Thrones had some of the best soundtracks in television history, thanks to the creative genius of music composer Ramin Djawadi. He is back with his amazing scores for House of The Dragon, Game of Thrones’ prequel series, and just the teaser trailer was enough to remind the fans why we love his work so much. Djawadi has also composed tunes for the video game The New World, and you can listen to it right below!

Ahead of New World launching on September 28, Amazon Game Studios has revealed that Game of Thrones composers Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell have collaborated to create music for the MMO.

Speaking to NME, Djawadi said the duo agreed to soundtrack New World because it “immediately it caught our attention” and offered the chance to work on a “blank slate

Djawadi said it was “clearly a challenge to come up with a world” that had no existing material. Adding on, Campbell said, “that’s the pro and the con – you get to come up with something completely new, but coming up with something completely new is really hard sometimes”.

Campbell also shared that “One of the hardest things about this was that the world is so vast…how do you use harmonica in one track and then…fiddle and banjo, or just a choir, and still sound like New World?”

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