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Game of Thrones showrunners' new Netflix show ‘The Chair' lands a premiere date

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Game of Thrones was a memorable experience for both the fans and the show’s crew. Rarely do we see a TV show achieve massive popularity as Game of Thrones did in the last decade. Many of the show’s crew have moved on to new projects, including showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. They are working on a new Netflix show, The Chair, along with Killing Eve star Sandra Oh. The Chair is co-produced and co-created by Benioff’s wife, the actress Amanda Peet, and is officially set to premiere on Netflix on Friday, August 27.

The premiere date was announced in a teaser posted on Netflix’s social media, recapping the show’s plot. Oh plays Professor Ji-Yoon Kim, the first female and woman of colour hired as the head of Pembroke University’s English department. Check out the teaser below:

The Pembroke Daily news clipping teases that Professor Kim’s hiring may have come “179 years too late”, but it also may be “a last-ditch effort” to save a department seen by the school as a “sinking ship”.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are also involved in a project that includes veteran actor Hugh Jackman. Are you excited about The Chair? Talk to us in the comments below!

Game of Thrones ended nearly two years ago. The cast and crew of the show have moved on to new ventures. Most have started working on new filming projects, like Richard Madden and Aidan Gillen. Some have done theatre for a change like Emilia Clarke and Indira Varma. While some, like Maisie Williams, have started their own podcasts.

Maisie Williams has launched her own film podcast, Frank Film Club. The Frank Film Club is a place where you don’t have to study film to have an opinion. The Game of Thrones actress’ new show takes a deep dive into cinema through the lens of four young women in the industry covering a wide range of genres: from pre-2000s to independent and box office, to documentaries and foreign language.

Frank Film Club (in a nutshell) is a film club for people who love films but get flustered when asked to articulate why – anything goes and everyone’s welcome! @frankfilmclub

Listen to our into episode now https://t.co/347QT7azWJ and join us twice a week every week 🤍 pic.twitter.com/Bj6ZQdNbW0

— Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) May 20, 2021

Every Tuesday and Friday the hosts watch a film and get together to discuss their individual takes. Season one will cover films such as Pixar’s Soul, Boots Riley’s Sorry To Bother You and Ridley Scott’s Thelma And Louise.

We really wanted to make a space where there’s no pressure to speak about film in a certain way, where we could be ourselves and enjoy the freedom of the discussion,” said Williams. “Frank Film Club is a place where you didn’t have to study film to have an opinion. We’re so grateful and excited to share it with listeners everywhere.”

Maisie was last seen filming for the Sex Pistols biopic series. What do you think of Maisie’s podcast? Tell us in the comments below!

Game of Thrones’ cast included a great number of actors and actresses who can be described as the most down-to-earth celebrities. Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo, is definitely one of them. Despite achieving great success as the superhero Aquaman, he has managed to stay true to his roots. The actor seems to enjoy checking out all of the cool things the world has to offer. Discovery has announced that Jason Momoa will headline a new docuseries called On the Roam. The show will see Momoa searching for artists and dreamers who are looking to master their own unique crafts.

Over the course of the show, the actor will travel across the country and meet up with various people, such as motorcycle fabricators, musicians and athletes. In a statement. Momoa expressed his excitement about teaming up with Discovery for the new venture:

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On the Roam is an endless quest for me to discover extraordinary people and places. I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Discovery on this journey.”

The combination of Jason Momoa’s enthusiasm and Discovery’s knack for exciting programs should make On the Roam an enjoyable experience. On the Roam is expected to hit both Discovery and Discovery+ very soon.

Momoa recently wished Dwayne Johnson’s little daughter through a special video message on her birthday. Are excited about the new documentary series? Talk to us in the comments below!

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Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon has created a huge hype amongst fantasy lovers. HBO is leaving no stones unturned in the marketing of the fantasy series. In the past few days, they’ve released several photos of some of the key characters in costume. Recently, one more important cast member has come under the attention of the Game of Thrones community. The Hobbit and Outlander star Graham McTavish’s Wikipedia Filmography has been updated to include House of The Dragon. And he himself has confirmed the news today.

In an interview with Stylist, McTavish revealed he has been having fun on the set. He said, “I’m enjoying that, yes. I’m really having a lot of fun. We’ve just started. It’s a very big project, so we’re getting to know each other. They’re lovely people. It’s great, but I can’t tell you too much. I can’t tell you really anything about the story! But it involves a lot dragons.”

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Sam Heughan, who was with McTavish during the interview, joked: “Am I in it?”

Laughing, McTavish replied: “So far, no. And I have been waiting… I have to say ‘Where is Sam?’ because it’s always in my contract now.”

However, he didn’t say anything about what character he will be playing. Are you excited about House of The Dragon? Who do you think McTavish will play on the show? Tell us in the comments below!