Game of Thrones Season 8 is nearly four months or lesser away from its day of airing and while we prepare for the new season, every week a new update or two keeps beefing up. First, we got the first exclusive image of Jon and Daenerys on the cover of Entertainment Weekly where they also shared a cover story revealing some details about the opening scene from the new season.
Now, it’s the turn of another popular magazine – TV Guide who have published another cover story interviewing cast members Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, and the showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff. TV Insider first elaborated this story, where David Benioff and D B Weiss opened up on how the things may go wrong as now both Jon and Daenerys are in love and that they are connected. They also discussed the scope of the new season.
Benioff first teased the new season, remarking:
“The scope of this season definitely exceeds anything we’ve attempted before.”
Jon Snow’s heritage was the top secret that Ned Stark has kept from the entire Westeros 17 years prior to his friend’s rebellion against the Targaryens. Now that world’s biggest CCTV archive Bran Stark and the Citadel dropout Samwell Tarly have finally cracked the code, Weiss said:
“From a dramatic standpoint, it makes things interesting, because the story is no longer about who Jon’s parents are. It’s about what happens when Jon finds out.”
Jon’s parents Rhaegar and Lyanna have been the key propelling factors of the story, and even the title is based on the song they’ve metaphorically written down i.e. Jon Snow – the song of Ice and Fire. Also, we’ve already known the truthfulness Jon has with his Stark blood, given the way he almost messed things with Cersei, saying “I cannot serve two queens at once.” (Cersei would betray them anyway, won’t she?). Kit reacts to Jon finding of his heritage and his relation with Dany,
“Jon is someone who plays by the book. He cannot lie,” He said. “Finding out about Dany would be very hard for him.”
Emilia too has her own ways of reacting to Jon and Dany’s blooming relationship and how it may play out in Season 8. She said:
“Daenerys’s lifelong dream has been to avenge her family and claim her rightful seat on the Iron Throne. She truly loves Jon. Were she to find out about his title, it would cut deep.”
Yet, we guess we’ll find out more about it once the new season finally airs in April. Till then we can hope they release the official trailer and the date of airing soon! What were your thoughts on these small talks of the cast members and showrunners? Tell us in the comments section down below.
Game of Thrones reached it’s conclusion more than a year ago. Many of the show’s stars have moved on to new projects. Some are trying their hands in theatre, like Emilia Clarke and Indira Varma. Some are busy filming, like Iain Glenn and Kit Harington. While there are others who have their own production houses to deal with. Like Lena Headey, who played the Lion Queen Cersei Lannister on the show.
Peephole Production has struck a deal with Platform One Media. The production company is run by Game of Thrones star Lena Headey. The Boat Rocker company will work with the actor to develop scripted and unscripted TV and digital projects. Headey will executive produce on all projects under the deal with Platform One Media.
Peephole Productions co-produced Headey’s BAFTA-nominated short The Trap. They will produce the feature-length version in 2021.
Headey has also recently joined the cast of Marvel’s upcoming animated show New-Gen. She will voice Thea, the wife of Dr Gabriel (Luke Wilson). The show is a futuristic sci-fi fantasy involving kids being infected with nanotechnology, superhuman powers, robotic insects, and time travel.
What do you think Lena’s Peephole Production’s deal with One Media? Talk to us in the comments below!
The year 2020 has been the year of Game of Thrones babies. Even though the year has been the Red Wedding for people around the world, these babies bring hope. Some like Sophie Turner and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson has already welcomed their babies. While some like Kit Harington are expecting theirs.
Sophie welcomed daughter Willa with husband Joe Jonas back in July. The actress who played Queen in the North Sansa Stark got a tattoo as a tribute to her daughter. Turner posted a picture of her T-shirt on Instagram. Fans spotted a new tattoo on her wrist which said ‘W’, Willa’s initial. Sophie already had a ‘J’ etched on her wrist for her husband. She got it in February 2018, with Joe getting an ‘S’ in the same spot.
The 24-year-old actress has various Game of Thrones related tattoos as well. She has an etching of the Direwolf sigil of House Stark on her arm, with the writing ‘The pack survives’. Turner and her best friend Maisie Williams have a matching ‘07.08.09’ inking on their arms. The date marks the day they found out they’d been cast on the show.
What do you think of Sophie’s new tattoo? Talk to us in the comments below!
Life is a strange journey. No one knows what might happen in near future. We often see people throw away their precious lives over trivial matters. While there are others who are struggling to stay alive, fighting back no matter what. Such people are an inspiration. Jason Momoa, famous for his amazing roles as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones and the hero Aquaman, acknowledged one such young warrior.
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A little boy named Danny Sheehan from Marshfield came to Momoa’s notice after a video of him went viral. Danny is battling cancer who is a big fan of the superhero Aquaman. The video showed him yell in excitement after being gifted an action figure of Aquaman. Jason surprised the young fan with a video call.
The clip was also shared by Momoa along with his adorable chat with the kid. Danny told Momoa that he loved dolphins but that he has never seen one. “That needed to be rectified,” replied Momoa.
Jason said, “I’ve been riding on dolphins and it’s super fun, we should try that sometime.” The actor burst into laughter when the kid showed him the Aquaman action figure. He thanked the people for bringing the little boy’s story to his notice. He also tagged Warner Bros. Pictures to get the boy the Aquaman’s Trident. Momoa also urged his followers to help raise funds for the kid through a GoFundMe page set up by his family.
Jason is one of the most down-to-earth celebrity. He recently revealed how he went broke after his Game of Thrones exit. How do you feel about Jason Momoa’s gesture? Tell us in the comments below!
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