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Happy Birthday Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed) and Aisling Franciosi (Lyanna Stark)! Game of Thrones Stars turned 31 and 28 on June 6

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Happy Birthday Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed) and Aisling Franciosi (Lyanna Stark)! Game of Thrones Stars turned 31 and 28 on June 6, respectively

The world is a beautiful place, especially with the support of your family. Your family backs you up in hard times. They celebrate with you in times of joy. Game of Thrones’ cast and crew are a big family together. We, fans, are a part of it as well. On June 6, two of our beloved stars from the show celebrated their birthdays. Ellie Kendrick who played Meera Reed turned 31, and Aisling Franciosi who played Lyanna Stark turned 28 yesterday.

Ellie Kendrick was born in London. She attended Dulwich College Preparatory School, in Cranbrook, Kent, followed by Benenden School, also in Kent, and spent time with the National Youth Theatre. In October 2009, she took up a place to study English at the University of Cambridge.

Happy Birthday Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed) and Aisling Franciosi (Lyanna Stark)! Game of Thrones Stars turned 31 and 28 on June 6, respectively

Kendrick debuted on Game of Thrones in Season 3 as Meera Reed, Jojen Reed’s sister. She went on to play the role well up to season 7, after which the character was never seen again. Kendrick has played roles in Waking the Dead (2004), Doctors (2004), In 2 Minds (2004), and the film An Education. She also played Anne Frank in the 2009 miniseries The Diary of Anne Frank.

Aisling Franciosi is an Irish actress. She is known for playing the part of Katie Benedetto in the RTÉ-BBC Two crime drama television series The Fall and for her role as Kate Crawford in the TNT series Legends.

Happy Birthday Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed) and Aisling Franciosi (Lyanna Stark)! Game of Thrones Stars turned 31 and 28 on June 6, respectively

In 2016, Franciosi appeared in the HBO series Game of Thrones in the sixth season as Lyanna Stark and reprised her role in the seventh season.

Send your best wishes to the highly talented actresses in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones’ Digital Board Game Has A New DLC That Makes You Wanna Play As A Bolton

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Game of Thrones’ Digital Board Game Has A New DLC That Makes You Wanna Play As A Bolton

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game has successfully incorporated the elements of the fantasy show into a video game. The game launched its mobile version recently. Last month, it released a new DLC that makes you want to play as a Bolton.

The DLC is called A Dance With Dragons, named after the fifth novel in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books. Just like in the books (and later seasons of the show) this new mode of play reflects a change of power in Westeros. Lannister players begin with control of King’s Landing, Baratheons are on the Wall and have Jon Snow on their team, and the Boltons control House Stark. The flow of gameplay itself is also dramatically changed, giving players only six rounds to conquer the most territories or lose the Game of Thrones.

You can still choose House Stark in the Dance With Dragons expansion, but their deck is now stacked with characters from House Bolton. Fans will remember that dark period when the Boltons took over Winterfell, where Ramsay Bolton tortured Sansa Stark and broke Theon until he turned into Reek. Ramsay and Reek feature as playable cards, and together they make a deadly combo.

Ramsey comes at a solid three power and can have four power if Reek is in your hand. Having Reek around also lets him kill three enemy units. That’s a brutal move that pretty much ensures you’ll rip a territory from enemy hands without fear of reprisal. Reek, who has zero attack, lets you return Ramsey from the discard to your hand. Furthermore, if you lose that battle (which you will because of zero power), you get to return Reek to your hand instead of discarding him. So if you play it well, you can keep cycling Ramsay and Reek for several rounds in a row.

So, watch out for this deadly combo! And tell us what you think about the game in the comments below!







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‘Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon’ is now available in Paperback Edition

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Game of Thrones was one of the biggest hits of the 21st century. The fantasy epic that went on for almost a decade still has a massive fan following. No wonder HBO has opted to expand the Game of Thrones universe with the help of prequel shows such as House of The Dragon. However, there were many behind-the-screen secrets from the show that still remain a mystery. Entertainment Weekly Editor James Hibberd attempted to bring them to public eyes with his book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon. The book is now available in the paperback edition.

'Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon' is now available in Paperback Edition

Last October, Dutton released Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of the Epic Series, an excellent tell-all book all about HBO’s landmark fantasy drama. The book is filled with hundreds of great interviews with cast and crew, studio executives and others associated with the show. A paperback version of the book went on sale Tuesday, June 8.

The book is a wonderful resource for any Game of Thrones fans. It traces the history of the show from the early days when creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss tried to sell HBO on a story that was supposed to be unfilmable. Through the initial stumbles of the original, unseen pilot episode. It provides many perspectives on the show’s biggest episode. And a look at the show’s divisive final season; and finally a preview of the TV shows to come.

Have you read the book? Tell us what you think about it in the comments below!







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Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

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Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

The showrunners of Game of Thrones used it as a platform to project atrocities against women that even occur to this day. Game of Thrones showcased some of the most powerful and strong female characters on-screen. From Daenerys, Cersei to Arya and Sansa, they are an inspiration to feminists all around the world. However, there’s not a single notion of feminism, for different people it means different things. Recently, The Female Lead, a feminist front, released a quote from Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams. And it has caused quite a stir on the internet.

The statement reads as follows: “I feel like we should stop calling feminists ‘feminists’ and just start calling people who aren’t feminist ‘sexist’. You’re either a normal person or a sexist.”

Her Game of Thrones co-star Carice van Houten posted the quote on her Facebook story in support of her. Carice played Melisandre on Game of Thrones. However, the reactions generated on the internet were quite dissimilar.

Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

One follower on Twitter wrote, “No. This assumes that all liberties sought by feminist efforts are now achieved & are “common sense” This assumes that feminist & sexist are understood terms. It assumes the conversation about societal morality is over EVERYwhere, cos it’s been won SOMEwhere. The work is not done.”

Another said, “Yes!!!! I’ve been saying this! We shouldn’t need to identify as being a feminist. By doing so we are simply saying “I’m not a dick by the way.”

What do you think of Maisie Williams’ statement? Do you agree with her? What are your ideas about Feminism? Talk to us in the comments below!







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