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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #75 on: June 24, 2011, 02:37 AM »
Game of Thrones is the best show currently on television. I've watched every episode multiple times and still am constantly blown away by the ending of Episode 9, "Baelor." My jaw smashed into the floor pretty hard. Seeing Rob Stark quickly growing up on screen is pretty neat.

I am always glad when I feel like a "find' a show on my own. I hadn't read (or even heard of the books) nor had I really heard much of anything about the series. Then sometime back in February or March I caught a trailer on HBO and was really intrigued. I instantly knew that it looked like it could be something special, and that I'd enjoy it. The best part about it is that my girl watched it with me and is just as into to it as I am. :)
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #76 on: July 14, 2011, 04:20 PM »
I saw Peter Dinklage received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor for GoT.  My faith in humanity has been restored.

GoT got 13 noms overall, including Outstanding Drama.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #77 on: July 14, 2011, 04:33 PM »
Great news!  Peter Dinklage has been amazing in his role as Tyrion.  He certainly has one of the most interesting character arcs of the series.  Lena Headey has also been pretty remarkable as Cersei.  I had to do a double-take when I first found that she was the same actress who played the Queen in 300.
 
I've been re-watching the series these past few days on HBO On Demand, and it's remarkable just how much detail has been worked into the entire series.  Perhaps it seems like it's getting a little more depth since I've started reading the novels and I notice that much more.

Looking forward to season 2, I have to wonder how the showrunners will handle some things.  Will we get a name actor as Stannis Baratheon, for starters?

And in related news, Brienne has been cast.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #78 on: July 19, 2011, 04:19 PM »
Stephen Dillane seems to have been cast as Stannis Baratheon for season 2.  HBO viewers may recall him in his role as Thomas Jefferson in the John Adams mini-series.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #79 on: July 21, 2011, 11:42 PM »
The Game of Thrones panel is on teh interwebz now.  George R.R. Martin moderates, and the panel includes the two show runners and several prominent cast members.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #80 on: August 5, 2011, 08:56 AM »
Spoilers if you haven't watched the entire first season yet.


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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #81 on: August 5, 2011, 04:58 PM »
http://winter-is-coming.net/2011/07/stannis-and-melisandre-cast/

I saw Carice in Black Death a month or two ago, where she plays a somewhat similar role, and thought she would be awesome as Melisandre. Pity I didn't get online and call it back then.

I kind of pictured a young Christopher Lee as Stannis, but obviously that wasn't going to happen.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #82 on: August 8, 2011, 09:51 AM »
Oooh...good one Nathan on Lee...that would have been awesome.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #83 on: August 11, 2011, 05:09 PM »
Sio Bibble as Maester Cressen? 

I've also been happy to see some casting announcements for roles like Asha Greyjoy (now to be known as Yara and avoid confusion about Osha), Craster, Davos Seaworth, Roose Bolton and more.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #85 on: September 7, 2011, 07:51 PM »
Some might want to check out today's shirt at www.Teefury.com

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #86 on: October 14, 2011, 07:52 PM »
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #87 on: December 11, 2011, 09:41 PM »
Check out the new Season 2 trailer.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #88 on: January 13, 2012, 12:11 PM »
It's official!  Season 2 premieres on HBO on April 1st, 2012.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #89 on: January 17, 2012, 11:57 AM »
Some might want to check out today's shirt at www.Teefury.com

Quoting because the link points to TODAY's shirt, which is GoT related as well.
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