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Tobias Menzies on ‘Modern Love’ Season 2, and working with Sophie Okonedo

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Tobias Menzies on ‘Modern Love’ Season 2, and working with Sophie Okonedo

It is always a delight to see our favourite Game of Thrones stars on other shows. Game of Thrones star Tobias Menzies, who played Edmure Tully on the show, has teamed up with Sophie Okonedo for Amazon’s Modern Love Season 2.

The duo plays divorced parents trying to reignite a lost flame in the second season of the show. In a recent interview with Collider, Menzies explains why he was drawn to the script of Modern Love.

“I read the article and listened to the podcast, which is a reading of the article as well, and got the vibe of the New York Times article itself. That’s where I started. We’re doing a dramatization, but it was nonfiction when it was published, so it’s this couple’s real life. That inherently drew me into it.”

When he was asked about his experience working with Sophie, he said, “She’s really one of the best actors I’ve worked with. She is really authentic, very honest about stuff, and really insists that it happens in front of the camera. You can’t fake it, which is a really galvanizing, energizing thing to be around. It’s exciting.”

“We had a similar way of working. We were both interested in digging into the script with Kieran [Carney] and John [Carney], in the week or two leading up to it, and talking about possible changes or whether there was stuff that we could cut, and they were open to that too. That side of it, I definitely find that helpful, as a way into material where there could be some push and pull and some conversation around the actual material itself. You never quite know when you head into these things, but it was a pretty happy collaboration.”

Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington is also a part of the show. What do you think about Modern Love Season 2? Tell us in the comments below!







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Matt Smith wants House of the Dragon co-star Rhys Ifans to be the next Doctor Who

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Matt Smith wants House of the Dragon co-star Rhys Ifans to be the next Doctor Who

Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is fast on its track for a release in early 2022, hopefully. We’ve had several recent leaks of the cast filming at various sites in Cornwall, and a lot of them feature Matt Smith in his Daemon Targaryen costume. Smith was already a big star before joining House of The Dragon, having played popular characters like Prince Philip in Netflix’s The Crown and the eleventh incarnation of Doctor Who in the past. He has managed to form strong bonds with his House of The Dragon co-stars, and he wants Rhys Ifans to play the next Doctor Who.

Matt Smith wants House of the Dragon co-star Rhys Ifans to be the next Doctor Who

BBC recently announced that the current Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker, the first female actress to play the role, will be leaving in 2022 after filming a few specials. And Smith has put forward his choice, Rhys Ifans, who is playing Otto Hightower in Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon.

Ge recently told The Hollywood Reporter. “You know who I think would be a brilliant Doctor Who…Rhys Ifans,” said Smith. “Rhys would be sort of cool. I don’t know if we’ve had a Welshman yet. I’m backing Rhys!”

Who do you think would be the best choice to play the next incarnation of Doctor Who? Talk to us in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones’ Hafthor Bjornsson wins debut boxing match, sends brutal KO warning to Eddie Hall

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Hafthor Bjornsson shows off impressive deadlifting skills after shredding 110 pounds

Game of Thrones’ Hafthor Björnsson (The Mountain) and Eddie Hall have been long-time rivals now, ever since they faced each other in the World’s Strongest Man championship. Their upcoming fight has been dubbed ‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in History’. Every competitive sportsman is involved in taunting their opponent to generate hype for their big event. And the Mountain is full of them for his rival, Hall.

Thor Bjornsson has promised to stop Eddie Hall just like he did Devon Larratt recently when the pair finally fight next year, unless the Brit begins training harder. Bjornsson confirmed during an exclusive chat with Mirror Fighting that the bout will take place in March 2022, with an exact date and venue to be confirmed in the coming months.

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Hall, a fellow World’s Strongest Man winner, is still nursing a severe bicep injury that forced him to pull out of the scheduled fight that was supposed to happen in September this year. Instead, Bjornsson took on former arm-wrestling champion Larratt, who despite looking good for a fighter with five weeks of training, was easily defeated within minutes.

Bjornsson, speaking to Mirror Fighting in his role as a Reign Body Fuel ambassador, says he has set his sights solely on his old rival Hall.

“March is the plan as of today,” he said. “Let’s just hope his bicep heals up well as it should and we can do the fight. From what I’ve seen, it doesn’t look promising for him, he has a hard time holding his hands in the right position. He fights with his hands down and leaves his head open and if he does that then it’s going to be a rough night for him, my reach and my jab are going to hurt him. But what he is posting doesn’t mean that he’s going to use that style, maybe he’ll come in with a completely different style, we don’t know, so we just have to wait and see.”

Who will win, Thor Bjornsson or Eddie Hall? Let us know in the comments below!







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Edgar Wright remembers late Game of Thrones alum Diana Rigg’s final role in ‘Last Night in Soho’

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The world lost a great number of jewels from its crown in the year 2020. The Red Wedding year took so many lives, people are struggling to keep their hopes alive. The Game of Thrones family lost a mother figure in that tainted year. Dame Diana Rigg, who played Olenna Tyrell on the show, lost her battle with cancer in September last year. The veteran actress, famous for her role as the Queen of Thorns, died aged 82. Game of Thrones cast and crew and all her fans around the world were deeply saddened by her demise. will grace the big screen with her one final performance in Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’.

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During the press conference for the film, the director remembered the Rigg’s legacy and paid an emotional tribute to the Game of Thrones alum. “It’s difficult to extricate the movie from working with her now because the thought of the movie was quite interesting, very emotional experience to conceive and make, and now that’s all tied up with the fact that Diana is not with us anymore,” Wright said. “In those situations where it’s desperately sad, I won’t to get to have another gossipy branch with Diana Rigg. The only thing I can take away from it is like how lucky I was to work with her and know her.” 

“She’s such a professional and really prided herself on that,” he said. “When we were told that she needed to finish very urgently, we knew what that meant without asking any more. We’re all so incredibly fortunate to have known her and worked with her.”

Diana was an amazing soul and her presence will always be felt in her breathtaking performances. Let us remember the great actress in our thoughts and do leave a comment below!







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