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

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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!)

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HBO considers ‘Tales of Dunk and Egg’ and Robert’s Rebellion for potential Game of Thrones prequel series development

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Another Game of Thrones prequel Tales of Dunk and Egg is on the way!

The first month of the year 2021 is about to reach its end. People all over the world are trying hard to keep their hopes alive after the dreadful Red Wedding year 2020. Game of Thrones fans have a lot to look forward to. The epic fantasy kept them hooked for nearly a decade. The viewers are highly excited for the prequel to the TV show, House of The Dragon. HBO has confirmed the series by releasing a teaser in their upcoming movies and shows line-up. Seems like the television giant is keen on exploring the Game of Thrones universe even more. There are rumours of another prequel in the early development stage at HBO.

Another Game of Thrones prequel Tales of Dunk and Egg is on the way!

A series adaptation of Tales of Dunk and Egg, a prequel to the events of Game of Thrones, is in early development at HBO, Variety has learned exclusively from sources. The one-hour show would be based on the series of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy novellas. The story follows the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and a young Aegon V Targaryen (Egg) 90 years prior to the events of A Song of Ice and Fire.

EW is also saying that HBO is considering several other settings for Thrones spin-offs, like Robert’s Rebellion.

Tales of Dunk and Egg contains three novellas in the series to date: The Hedge Knight in 1998, The Sworn Sword in 2003, and The Mystery Knight in 2010. No writer or talent is currently assigned to the project as of yet.

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Game of Thrones voted as Digital Spy’s Greatest TV Show of the 21st century

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HBO viewership dropped to half post Game of Thrones’ era

The 21st century has witnessed an unprecedented rise in science and technology. These advances have helped bring fantasy to life. The last decade saw the bar for quality TV shows getting raised to never-before-seen heights. Game of Thrones played a major role in raising that bar even higher. Scientists have researched the show’s incredible success, relating it to real life. The fantasy epic still holds the record for most Emmy awards won. Once again the series proved that it still rules the heart of the audience. Game of Thrones was voted as the Greatest TV Show of 21st century by Digital Spy readers.

Game of Thrones voted as Digital Spy's Greatest TV Show of the 21st century

Digital Spy shortlisted 150 shows for their readers, and they voted for their favourite shows. The shows were curated from viewing figures, popularity ratings, newsworthiness and online presence. As expected the cream rose to the top. Game of Thrones was favourited by the most number of voters, showing off its popularity even after it ended more than a year ago.

The list also included other famous shows like Breaking Bad and Peaky Blinders from the past two decades. Despite the controversial final season, the series seems to have maintained its fan base. It’s a big win for Game of Thrones fans from all over the world!

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Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million

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Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million

The New Year brings with it new hopes and opportunities for everyone around the world. People all over the world are trying to get back on their feet after everything that happened in the Red Wedding year. Many are trying to get a fresh start, including some of Game of Thrones stars. Emilia Clarke, famous for playing Daenerys Targaryen, recently sold off her lavish California home at $4.4 million.

The modern home in Los Angeles’ artsy beachside Venice neighbourhood was truly a fit for the Queen of Dragons. The 2,817-square-foot home was built in 2009. It includes two bedrooms and three full bathrooms.

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million

The gated property features a courtyard with a 30-foot pool and multiple areas for lounging, including a covered space. The front patio has 80-year-old olive trees. The 0.12-acre property offers privacy behind its walls and mature greenery. It is also conveniently close to the beach and hip shopping and dining around the corner on Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Clarke paid $4.6 million for the property in 2016, records show. She put it on the market for just under $5 million in August. It sold just before the end of the year after a price cut in November.

This might indicate Emilia plans to stay in England permanently. Earlier in 2020, Maisie Williams expressed her desire to move to France with her boyfriend. Do you have any such plans? Talk to us in the comments below!







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