Connect with us

Uncategorized

Game of Thrones extra talks about Life-Changing experience from set

Published

on

0_screen-shot-2021-04-17-at-175400-9428627

Game of Thrones touched the lives of both the fans and the crew in more ways than one. Many of the cast members have often described the show as a life-changing experience. Andrew McClay was an extra on Game of Thrones, and he can testify to that. He played various recurring soldiers where he got close-ups during key episodes like Battle of the Bastards.

Andrew told the Irish Mirror, “I love this world, I’ve lived in it since I was 13. “I remember I went to a pre-release showing of the documentary, [director Jeanie Finlay] and my parents went too. She showed me the poster for the documentary and it was all designed like the Game of Thrones tapestry here in Belfast. She then tells me that I’m in the middle of it. I had to stop myself from crying, it was amazing.”

the-last-watch-header-6626513

“[A] moment I always loved was at Comic-Con,” he remembered. “I was near the bathrooms and this girl just looked at me and started crying. She says to me, ‘it’s you, it’s really you. I cried throughout the entire documentary because you were just so passionate about the show. It inspired me to do more creative stuff’ and all this type of thing. She was proper bawling and I gave her a hug.”

A lot of people have written to me on Facebook and Instagram too. They said I have inspired them to do things and people ask me for tips and advice. They want to know how they can do a fraction of what I did on the show. I just always say to them that I have never felt more alive than I have on the set of Game of Thrones. I was at my most confident and it showed me where I belong.”

Did you notice the recurring soldier on the series? Tell us in the comments below!

wp7244876-hodor-wallpapers-9197243

Very often we hear motivational speakers talk about being different, and how that is an asset. However, most of the time people who are different don’t feel good about themselves. They stand out amongst their peers, very often ridiculed or looked down upon. It takes a lot of motivation and guts to turn such quirks into one’s advantage. The gentle giant of Game of Thrones, Hodor, became one of the most lovable characters of the show. It would not have been possible if actor Kristian Nairn hadn’t done an incredible job as he did for the acclaimed TV series.

Inquirer.net spoke to Kristian recently to commemorate the Iron Anniversary of the popular HBO series’ pilot episode (on April 17, 2011). They asked him if he thought his height was an asset or a liability.

“I only see it as an asset,” Kristian pointed out. “The only thing that occasionally bothers me are doors … and doorframes (laughs), Those—and airplane seats!”

“I did spend a lot of time not liking being tall as a teenager. And then, I realized that it’s actually my greatest asset. So, now I really love my height—I embrace it! I wouldn’t change it for the world.”

Nairn was last seen promoting World of Warcraft alongside co-star Isaac Hempstead. Were you a fan of Kristian Nairn’s Hodor? Talk to us in the comments below!

wp1827089-emilia-clarke-wallpapers-2055543

The COVID pandemic has taken a lot of lives. Many of us have lost our near and dear ones. It is an inexplicable pain that persists in one’s heart throughout their lives. Game of Thrones community suffered a lot of losses too. Beloved actress Diana Rigg lost her fight to cancer last year. Coping with such a loss is not an easy task. Game of Thrones’ ‘KhaleesiEmilia Clarke also lost her father to the disease back in 2016. She revealed what helped her in a recent podcast episode of BBC’s The Cultural Frontline.

She shared that the collection of essays ‘Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told?‘ by Jenny Diski has helped her cope with the loss of her father. Clarke, 34, spoke with British poet Ian Patterson, Diski’s widow, about Diski’s work and their shared passion for cultural escapism. The podcast originally came about after Patterson saw Clarke’s post on social media praising Diski’s collection of essays.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by @emilia_clarke

It was very wonderful to see the picture of you holding the book,” Patterson told Clarke. “I suddenly switched back to when Jenny was still alive, and we were watching Game of Thrones.”

Especially subjects like death, she treats with such tenderness but also such comedy,” Clarke said in the podcast. “The way that she writes about it, it makes you feel okay.”

“I lost my dad four years ago, and it still feels like it was yesterday,” Clarke said. “And since his death, I think about death a lot, and I consider his a lot. And so to read her take on it was just really tonic for the soul.”

Talk to us and share your thoughts on the matter in the comments below!

wp7101442-battle-of-the-bastards-wallpapers-3284759

George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire is one of the most popular books amongst fantasy lovers. When Game of Thrones was adapted from the novel, it created a huge hype among the fans. However, one fan, in particular, had the time of his life, when he was selected as an extra for the show. Even as an extra, he was an important part of the Game of Thrones family. Andrew McClay got his own close-up scenes on various occasions including the famous Battle of The Bastards. Talking to the Irish Mirror, he revealed he felt like a 13-year-old again.

He said, “It brought me back to being 13 again. I just remember every cell in my body being on fire and thinking to myself, there’s no way that I’m going to balls this up because I’m in the zone here. We shot that scene over two days and I had to be there every time for continuity but I loved doing it.”

“Miguel (director) said to me: ‘I need extras. Who’s loud here?’ and I shot my hand up straight away. I looked around and nobody had their hands up. I’m saying to myself, ‘you mad bastards, I’ll do it, Miguel. I’m loud.’”

Kristof (Tormund) is right beside me at the time and he turns around and goes, ‘oh yes, he is loud Miguel He’s loud this guy!’ Kristof then just winked at me and I thought, ‘oh shit.’

“I was on fire all day and I still have my payment voucher which said unscripted line written on it. I have that framed. It will forever be one of my most beloved prized possessions.”

“All those scenes I’m in have different stories to them but with the Battle of the Bastards close-up, I had no idea the camera was on me. The guy just came down with one of the assistant directors and goes, ‘this is it, across the battlefield lies House Bolton’ and he then gives us this speech about the horrors they’ve done to House Stark. I’m just getting angrier and angrier.

“Then they shout action and Miguel picked my face because he genuinely thought I was about to kill a load of dudes.”

Do you remember the close-up scene featuring Andrew McClay? Tell us in the comments below!

Continue Reading

Uncategorized

Wiki Of Thrones: Final Destination for Game of Thrones News

Published

on

By

  • cersei-and-jamie-on-the-iron-throne-400x240-9563379 cersei-and-jamie-on-the-iron-throne-80x80-6360651News2 days ago

    Game of Thrones during its run changed lives around the globe. Not only did it turn out to be a profitable venture for all involved it…

  • kit-harington-eternals-1-400x240-1757730 kit-harington-eternals-1-80x80-6794132Interview2 days ago

    Game of Thrones and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, both share a few similarities, such as the profound secrecy involved in their filming, as well as sharing a number…

  • 2ew2t6q-matt-smith-wallpaper-400x240-7391667 2ew2t6q-matt-smith-wallpaper-80x80-4810576Interview4 days ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is fast on track for its release in 2022. The production hit a little snag recently after a positive COVID-19 case was…

  • miguel-sapochnik-400x240-1029855 miguel-sapochnik-80x80-4109777Interview4 days ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is one of the high-priority projects at HBO currently underway. The production is moving swiftly despite hitting some minor obstacles along…

  • jennifer-ehle-400x240-3913574 jennifer-ehle-80x80-8299626Interview4 days ago

    When Game of Thrones first started filming, it was a jumbling mess. The original pilot was so bad, it had to be refilmed. Back then, no…

  • game-of-thrones-ed-sheeran-arya-400x240-3274763 game-of-thrones-ed-sheeran-arya-80x80-5711048Humour5 days ago

    Ed Sheeran made an appearance on Game of Thrones during the Season 7 premiere and it soon turned into a nightmare for him as many fans of the show…

  • bryan-cox-1-400x240-3056230 bryan-cox-1-80x80-2610874Interview5 days ago

    Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows of the 21st century, and even though the show’s ending didn’t please all its fans, the cast…

  • momoa-dune-trailer01_wide-400x240-1125900 momoa-dune-trailer01_wide-80x80-9539506Humour5 days ago

    Dune is one of the most successful sci-fi movies of this year, and if successful we might be looking at one of the best fantasy-based movie…

  • house-of-the-dragon-400x240-6699081 house-of-the-dragon-80x80-3780633General7 days ago

    The production for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is in full swing. We’re receiving updates about the filming currently going on in the Portuguese city of stone, Monsanto,…

  • jon-snow-400x240-5613196 jon-snow-80x80-6925422News7 days ago

    Game of Thrones had a massive impact on the fantasy genre, playing into several myths and legends inside its universe. Blood was shed, kings were crowned…

Continue Reading

Uncategorized

General Archives – Page 3 of 205 – Wiki of Thrones

Published

on

By

  • george-r-r-martin-calls-elden-ring-a-sequel-to-dark-souls-400x240-3902735 george-r-r-martin-calls-elden-ring-a-sequel-to-dark-souls-80x80-2490876General3 months ago

    It has been over a decade since the last Game of Thrones book was released. Fans have been waiting impatiently for George R. R. Martin to…

  • emilia-400x240-6690944 emilia-80x80-2481044General3 months ago

    Game of Thrones star Iain Glen has finally decided to join the social media platform Instagram. Guess who is the first one to welcome him? His…

  • got-5-400x240-3460028 got-5-80x80-4172088General3 months ago

    Video games and TV shows/movies have often worked hand-in-hand to help promote each other. They also provide the ultimate user experience, where players can live through…

  • General3 months ago

    Game of Thrones wrapped up filming nearly two years ago, but it has been a decade since the most recent book in the series came out….

  • fb_img_16202280766709022-400x240-6021730 fb_img_16202280766709022-80x80-6860744General3 months ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is fast on track for its release in 2022. The production hit a little snag recently after a…

  • wp4335278-george-r-r-martin-wallpapers-400x240-5193127 wp4335278-george-r-r-martin-wallpapers-80x80-6265707General3 months ago

    The Iron Throne has become a pop culture icon and a symbol of power in the fictional world. It represents an absolute reign, that corrupted many…

  • got-1-400x240-4712935 got-1-80x80-4533084General3 months ago

    There’s hardly any doubt that some props from Game of Thrones have turned into pop culture icons. The one that stands out amongst them is the…

  • sub-buzz-7980-1626134653-12-400x240-6344161 sub-buzz-7980-1626134653-12-80x80-4601189General3 months ago

    Game of Thrones slot machines have been in news recently, especially after Kit Harington’s reaction video going viral. However, not everyone can go to the Sin…

  • sei_81479208-400x240-2372919 sei_81479208-80x80-6508168General4 months ago

    Game of Thrones merchandise is very rare to get your hands on, a prop from the TV show is even rarer. The cast members were themselves…

  • red-wedding-400x240-2976023 red-wedding-80x80-8686867General4 months ago

    The Red Wedding remains one of the most horrifying and gruesome episodes in Game of Thrones history. The inspiration for the loathsome butchering of Rob Stark,…

Continue Reading

Uncategorized

News Archives – Page 3 of 53 – Wiki of Thrones

Published

on

By

  • house-dragon_aw5lrwdmbw4-400x240-2789274 house-dragon_aw5lrwdmbw4-80x80-3253614News4 weeks ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving fast with its production, and we can expect a spring release in 2022. Most of the…

  • house-of-the-dragon-400x240-8970791 house-of-the-dragon-80x80-9953648News4 weeks ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving quite swiftly with its production, as evident from the frequent leaks we are witnessing every other…

  • game-of-thrones-prequel-house-of-the-dragon-might-arrive-sooner-than-expected-400x240-5851364 game-of-thrones-prequel-house-of-the-dragon-might-arrive-sooner-than-expected-80x80-7964128News4 weeks ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving fast with its production, and we can expect a spring release in 2022. Most of the…

  • night-king-400x240-2560291 night-king-80x80-4336993News4 weeks ago

    Video games and TV shows/movies have often worked hand-in-hand to help promote each other. They also provide the ultimate user experience, where players can live through…

  • matt-smith-3-400x240-7108092 matt-smith-3-80x80-2676150News1 month ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is one of the high priority projects at HBO currently. The production is moving swiftly despite hitting some…

  • e0brpl0wyauhvpy-400x240-2558289 e0brpl0wyauhvpy-80x80-4716063News1 month ago

    The production for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving rather swiftly, and we might see George R. R. Martin’s prediction about the…

  • monsanto-1-400x240-1489934 monsanto-1-80x80-5216649News1 month ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is currently one of the top priority projects at HBO. The cast and the crew were recently spotted…

  • monsanto-400x240-1221469 monsanto-80x80-7989590News1 month ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is on the roll with its production, and we can expect the series to be here in early…

  • game-of-thrones-prequel-house-of-the-dragon-might-arrive-sooner-than-expected-400x240-5851364 game-of-thrones-prequel-house-of-the-dragon-might-arrive-sooner-than-expected-80x80-7964128News1 month ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving steadily with its production, and we can expect the series to be here not too far…

  • matt-smith-house-of-the-dragon-400x240-1120994 matt-smith-house-of-the-dragon-80x80-5955428News1 month ago

    Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is scheduled to be released in early 2022, and it seems they are going to make it in…

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2017 Zox News Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by WordPress.