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SPOILER ALERT! The following post has Season 7 spoilers, consider yourself warned! As some of you might already be aware, Game of Thrones is currently being shot in Spain. Cast members have been spotted on shoot locations, giving us an idea of where the show might be heading.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) and James Faulkner (Randyll Tarly) are filming in Cáceres, which isn’t really new information, considering the fact that we already know that there will be a battle sequence involving the Lannisters and the Tyrells. We have also heard rumors about Daenerys dropping in the way of the Lannisters, with her Dothraki army. The presence of Jacob Anderson in Cáceres indicates that even the Unsullied might be a part of the ambush or it can also be possible that he is filming different scenes over there.

Next up in the list of characters set to stage an interesting return, is Jorah Mormont. As we all know, in Season 6, Daenerys ordered Jorah to find a cure for his Greyscale. Iain Glen (Jorah) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys) have been seen on set together, so it is safe to assume that Jorah succeeds in his quest. There are some speculations as to how he does this, with one theory pointing to his travel to Oldtown, where he will possibly run into Samwell Tarly, who has been shown to be there at the end of the last season, to train to become a Maester. It’s being said that Samwell will help him with the cure since Jorah is the son of his former Lord Commander during his time on the Wall. We had recently reported that Iain Glen was filming scenes where his entire body was covered with Greyscale. So it is quite possible that it is Samwell who cures Jorah.

An ill-fated character returns and major spoilers from Game of Thrones season 7 filming in Spain

Game of Thrones fan site, Watchers on the Wall, also reported about a new set near Belfast. Set at the Wolf Hall Quarry, the set has a green screen near a frozen lake, with an island in it. It has been further said that the set will be used to film a sequence having 300 Wights, and will be used for three weeks worth of filming. We are already excited!

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Watchers on the Wall has also talked about how things will be in Winterfell, according to their sources. The remaining Stark siblings, Arya, Sansa, and Bran, will all reunite. After the initial excitement of reunion, it has been said that there will be a bit of a hostile feeling between Arya and Sansa, due to the contrast of the ways their personalities have developed since they last met. Littlefinger has been said to try and use this rift, and widen it even further, because, well, Littlefinger.

Finally, we have some information on Cersei. Lena Headey, who plays Cersei, has been previously confirmed to be filming in Seville. TMZ reports that a note they have obtained is detrimental of how long we will see Cersei in Season 7. The note is addressed to Headey, and comes from Bernadette Caulfield, the executive producer of the series. It reads as below :

This is a notification to confirm that you must be available in November and December 2016 for filming and throughout January 2017 for possible additional scenes and pick-ups.

As you are well aware, we are shooting through February 2017. Hopefully you will not be required past January 31st.

The note probably reached TMZ because Headey submitted it to the court, over the custody case of her son Wylie, with ex-husband Peter Lougrhan, who resides in the United States. Headey is allowed to keep her son with her in the UK while she is filming, and thus she submitted this note to prove that she will be filming for a little while longer. The note says that Headey will be shooting till the end of January, which has to mean that Cersei will continue to hold her own, in Season 7, for quite some while.

That’s all for now! What do you think of these spoilers? Talk to us in the comments, below!






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Latest update about the Game of Thrones prequel: Green screens, cargo containers and David Nutter

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Game of Thrones prequel series is something all fans look forward to in the era of the long night – we will soon have once the main series ends. While a couple of days ago we reported a number of filming updates like the Cushendon Caves being used again for the pilot, today bring you another big update right from the prime filming location of Belfast.

Well, the hopes are high for the prequel series and as Richard Plepler says, they are trying their best to “re-engineer the genes of what Game of Thrones was”. Recently, one of our sources sent us pictures of the Titanic Studios of Belfast in Northern Ireland and reported the appearance of green screens in and around the set. If you’ve been a Game of Thrones fan like me, you would know that most of the filming of the epic series was done here and now we seem to have room for more.

Here are a few photographs:

Latest update about the Game of Thrones prequel: Green screens, cargo containers and David Nutter

Latest update about the Game of Thrones prequel: Green screens, cargo containers and David Nutter

Latest update about the Game of Thrones prequel: Green screens, cargo containers and David Nutter

While the construction of the set was previously reported, these green screens only mean that the pilot is ready to start filming and we can soon expect some more updates.

And, there’s more interesting news as our source tells us that David Nutter might return to direct the pilot for the prequel and he was seen in Belfast recently.

Nutter has directed three episodes in the ongoing final season of Game of Thrones namely Episode 1 (Winterfell), Episode 2 (A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms) and Episode 4 (The Last of the Starks). So, we can hope for more from him in the prequel series.

Update: We now have a better look at the wooden structure that is being built and the huge screen. Also, you can see that cargo containers have been placed in front of the set to hide it.

Latest update about the Game of Thrones prequel: Green screens, cargo containers and David Nutter

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Game of Thrones prequel update: Cushendon Caves used as a filming location, direwolves, and other news

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Video takes you through 12,000 years of Game of Thrones history in 11 minutes!

Game of Thrones Season 8 ends this May, but the essence remains as the prequel series in development returns to our TV screens in 2020 or in close vicinity. The series will feature the stories of Starks of the legend, the origin of the White Walkers, and much more. Since you might not have heard of it lately, today we bring you some exclusive filming updates.

Starting with a filming location we’re already familiar with – the Cushendon Caves – sources tell us that the filming for the pilot has already started over here. And, it is the same location we saw Melisandre travelling with Ser Davos Seaworth back in Season Two. These caves are located in Northern Ireland.

Game of Thrones prequel update: Cushendon Caves used as a filming location, direwolves, and other news

Game of Thrones prequel update: Cushendon Caves used as a filming location, direwolves, and other news

Our sources also tell us that some wolves were bred for the series which makes us believe that it will feature more Direwolves.

The official description of the series reads:

Taking place thousands of years before the events of ‘Game of Thrones,’ the series chronicles the world’s descent from the Golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour. And only one thing is for sure: from the horrifying secrets of Westeros’ history to the true origin of the white walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend … it’s not the story we think we know.

We have been told that the prequel will also answer the question to why Direwolves are important to the North. This way, the prequel series based on the Age of Heroes will give us the origin of major houses like House Stark, House Lannister, and much more.

The series will also tell us about the origin story of how some of the important castles in Westeros were raised. This makes us believe that we will come to know about the foundation of some of the oldest Houses and their seat of power – especially Winterfell as it is linked to the first men and the founder of the house Bran the Builder.

And, as Richard Plepler suggests, the series is:

“…something special. We weren’t just trying to re-engineer the genes of what ‘Game of Thrones’ was, but we had a fresh, exciting perspective that didn’t let the franchise go away.”

This gives us the hope that Game of Thrones won’t die even after David Benioff and Dan Weiss are off-board this time. Though it can be confirmed that direwolves will be a part of the series, yet if there were dragons too, it would really be like icing on the cake!






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Game of Thrones cast struggles to spell Daenerys Targaryen and production begins on GoT prequel

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Game of Thrones cast struggles to spell Daenerys Targaryen, Production begins on GoT prequel

Game of Thrones Season 8 is nearly here, and we are in the final circle now. The interview bits from press junkets are rolling in. The latest one is hilarious, and features the cast of the show trying to pronounce the Khaleesi‘s name, despite multiple attempts, and failing. Read on!

On their press tour, in a sit-down with the LA Times, the cast of Game of Thrones were asked to spell out “Daenerys Targaryen“, and hilarity ensued. Check out the video:

The funniest part about this video is Iain Glenn (Jorah Mormont) giving up trying to spell the name out, and Conleth Hill (Varys) not even going for an attempt saying he’s got nothing to prove.

Also struggling were Isaac Hempstead Wright (Bran Stark), Conleth Hill (Varys), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth) and Carice Van Houten (Melisandre), and failing. The only actor who passed the spelling test was Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm), which we’re sure will make Emilia Clarke proud.

In other news, production on the Game of Thrones prequel seems to have started, and in the early stages. We got some exclusive information and a picture of the same. Our source tells us that the set building has begun on the Antrim coast in Ireland. They have the base built up, and they’ve started to bring in equipment like the toilets and port-a-cabins. Check out the picture:

Game of Thrones cast struggles to spell Daenerys Targaryen and production begins on GoT prequel

More on that as it develops.

In the meantime, we have just launched a Game of Thrones Death Pool so that fans of the show have an interesting activity to participate in during the season. You can vote every week before the episode airs and predict whether a character lives or dies. Get the maximum number of correct predictions by the end of Season 8 to win the Death Pool.

Got any last minute fan theories brewing for us? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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