Tag: Thrones

NME Festival blog: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators Benioff & Weiss leave ‘Star Wars’ movies for Netflix

“We will always be indebted to the saga that changed everything.” Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss have announced they are leaving Disney Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars trilogy, as their work for Netflix has not left them with enough time to juggle both projects. It was confirmed in February 2018 that the […]

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NME Festival blog: Sophie Turner reveals Sansa Stark’s fate beyond ‘Game of Thrones’

Spoilers below! Sophie Turner has opened up about what she thinks her Game of Thrones character would do beyond the last episode of the final season. In the final season, Turner’s character – Sansa Stark – was crowned Queen of the North whilst her brother Bran was named the new king of Westeros in a finale […]

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NME Festival blog: George R.R. Martin condemns “toxic” fandom about ‘Game of Thrones’

“Nothing like the madness that you see on the internet” George R.R. Martin has spoken about how the internet exacerbates negative criticism of art. The Game of Thrones author, who served as a creative consultant for HBO’s hit TV adaptation of his book series, said that the internet is a different beast when it comes […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch ‘Game Of Thrones’ cast get emotional in footage from their last days on set

The video is a “curtain call” compilation A new video has emerged that shows key Game of Thrones actors moments after shooting their final scenes on set. As reported on Winter is Coming, artist Will Simpson presented cast members with a storyboard of one of their most famous scenes after filming ended. These moments were also captured […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Game of Thrones’ fan theory claims Arya Stark was told to kill The Night King from the very start

It’s got everything to do with Braavosi Syrio Forel Game of Thrones fans are convinced that the first season holds a vital clue which hints that Arya Stark was going to kill the Night King. The final season saw the shocking moment when Arya plunged her sword into the show’s main villain during the Battle […]

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NME Festival blog: It looks like George R.R. Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’ novel ‘The Winds of Winter’ is going to be delayed even more

C’mon George, just get on with it. Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has taken on a new gig, which could mean his long-awaited new novel The Winds of Winter is going to be delayed even more. Martin last week revealed a working deadline of the end of July, 2020 for The Winds of Winter, […]

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NME Festival blog: Did ‘Game Of Thrones’ kill off a major character without anyone noticing?

Sounds painful. It turns out Game of Thrones could have subtly killed off a character without fans noticing during its final ever episode. The hit HBO series reached its conclusion earlier this month, diving longtime viewers. While we saw Jon Snow fatally stab Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the last episode, it appears another death may […]

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NME Festival blog: Data proves ‘Game of Thrones’ dialogue declined with each season

Could this be the reason fans weren’t as impressed with the writing in the final season? As each season of Game of Thrones has aired its dialogue has declined, according to new chart data. Dissatisfied Game of Thrones fans have been busy signing a petition calling on HBO to remake the hit TV show’s final season […]

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NME Festival blog: It turns out the ending to ‘Game of Thrones’ was heavily hinted at in Seasons 1 and 2

Eagle-eyed viewers have spotted some pretty compelling moments…. Warning: major spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6 below Attentive viewers have suggested that the conclusion to Game of Thrones was previewed in particular moments from Seasons 1 and 2. The character who ends up taking the Iron Throne is Bran Stark after Queen […]

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NME Festival blog: Not again! Rogue water bottle spotted in ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

A game of Starbucks and water? A stray water bottle was spotted in last night’s Games of Thrones finale, only weeks after a misplaced coffee cup caught the attention of eagle-eyed viewers. The object was seen lurking behind the boot of Samwell Tarly during a key scene which focused on crucial talks about who should […]

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