We recently reported that the seventh season of Game of Thrones won the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys in seven different categories. The creative team receiving the award included: Sam Conway, Joe Baur, Steve Kullback, and others. But, post the event, during an interview, the VFX supervisor of Game of Thrones Steve Kullback accidentally slipped out a major spoiler about Tyrion Lannister in the final season. Read on but, at your own risk as it may spoil your experience of watching the new season.
[POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD! CONTINUE AT YOUR OWN RISK!]
Kullback accidentally slipped out, “And we can’t tell you in what episode Tyrion dies…or doesn’t.” And guess what happens, all the team members start shushing him down and Sam Conway slams his palm into his forehead – his own way of being taken aback. Then Joe Baur steps in to change the topic and starts talking about the efforts taken in by other creative team members. But, what if he did it on purpose to throw the fans away? Let’s discuss it in detail, but before that just take a look at the part where Kullback gives away the spoiler.
Tyrion Lannister has so far been a fan-favorite character on the show. People have loved his diplomacy, his humane, and his clever way of dealing with difficult situations. But lately, his character has gone down a step, especially with his failed tactics with the Siege of Casterly Rock in Season 7. The seventh season also left with many unanswered questions about him such as – what deal did he make with Cersei and what did his concerned look over Daenerys and Jon’s boat scene mean?
Also, recently enough the actor (Peter Dinklage) even discussed that concerned look of his in the series finale with the Entertainment Weekly. He said that Tyrion might have gone down a path of jealousy seeing Jon and Daenerys coming together. He revealed:
“No, ah, it’s complicated…A lot of the time with Tyrion, it’s professional and personal. Obviously, he has feelings for Daenerys. He loves her — or thinks he does. She’s awe-inspiring. He’s questioning that because he doesn’t have a good track record for falling in love. There’s jealousy wrapped up in there. And he loves Jon Snow, too. They’re the two people he has the most in common with, in a way — they’re both outsiders in their own families who have refused to follow the path their family has taken, and hopefully for the better. He’s wondering how smart of a move [Jon and Dany getting romantically involved is] because passion and politics don’t mix well. He knows the two of them getting together could be very dangerous.”
Personally, Tyrion is one of my favorite characters on the show and being a die-hard fan I don’t want him to meet a bad fate! So, what do you think? How credible is this spoiler for Season 8 and how hyped did it make you? Tell us in the comments.
Game of Thrones series finale was hated by the fandom to a degree where it triggered millions of people into signing a petition to remake the final season of the show. However, if there was one thing that everybody liked, it was Drogon burning the Iron Throne. Most of the fandom agreed that this was a great choice, but now it seems as though that might not have been intentional like we had thought. Read on!
Now, as you might know, Emmy nominated scripts are made available online, and with the series finale of Game of Thrones, titled “The Iron Throne” getting nominated, the script followed soon. What we saw in the show was Drogon burning the throne down, and the general interpretation was that Drogon was mad at the throne for being the real reason behind Daenerys’ death, and that Drogon wanted to break the wheel like his mother always wanted. However, the script has a different version of how it went down:
“Drogon wants to burn the world, but he will not kill Jon. He breathes fire on the back wall, blasting down what remains of the great red blocks of stone. We look over Jon’s shoulder as the fire sweeps toward the throne – not the target of Drogon’s wrath, just a dumb bystander caught up in the conflagration.”
Well, that’s awkward. The very reason why everybody liked the melting was that they assumed it was because Drogon was smart enough to see that it was the throne’s fault. Now, this looks like just another reason for the fans to hate the showrunners and writers/directors of the finale, David Benioff and Dan Weiss. In the meantime, the PDF of the script has been locked down on the Emmy website, requiring a login to be able to access.
What do you guys think about this reason? Would you have preferred it to be intentional? Talk to us in the comments, down below!
If there’s one Game of Thrones star that knows how to party, it’s Jason Momoa. The actor, who played the role of Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, recently celebrated his 40th birthday at a surprise party thrown for him by his friends. Apparently, the party involved a giant 168-pound cake made out of Guinness and whiskey! Read on.
We had reported about the mini-reunion that Momoa had with his Game of Thrones co-star Emilia Clarke, who was present at the party. Now, further details have been revealed, and it looks like the cake was the star of the party, reports INSIDER.
Made by UK-based baker Aggy Dadan of Edible By Aggy, the cake was infused with Guinness and whiskey and took a week to make. It was served on a giant sugar surfboard, with a wave on one side and a mountain on the other, two things Momoa is known to love. It also featured mini-figurines of Momoa, shown climbing the mountain and playing the guitar while surfing on the wave. Check out the pictures:
“I was thinking, what could be better than putting the whole thing on a sugar surfboard. We incorporated a little mini pint of Guinness, because he loves Guinness, and a little box of donuts for his best friend [Mada Abdelhamid], who calls himself ‘Donut Man.’
Jason is a big family man, so [Abdelhamid] wanted to include things that represented that in the cake. They left it pretty much up to me, which I love. I love when people let me use my creativity.”
Dagan had previously made a 3/4 scale Aquaman bust cake for Momoa for the premiere of the film, and Momoa seems to have stuck with her.
What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!
The Game of Thrones cast is like a family, and if there’s any proof of that, it’s the bond between Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke. The duo, that played Khal Drogo and Daenerys Targaryen on the show, one of the best pairings on the show, still remain friends to this day. Their latest reunion occurred on the day of Momoa’s 40th birthday, for which his friends had a surprise bash. Read on!
While Jason’s birthday is actually on August 1, but his friends had a surprise bash for him, which obviously included Emilia. Check out the video Momoa made about the party:
Emilia also posted an adorable birthday wish for Momoa to Instagram:
The two seem to reunite repeatedly, and it makes for adorable pictures every time, so stay tuned for more. Don’t you just love them? Tell us in the comments, down below!