George RR Martin reveals title of the first Game of Thrones prequel series

George RR Martin reveals title of the first Game of Thrones prequel series

Author George R.R Martin has revealed the title of HBO’s Game Of Thrones prequel series – and it’s been confirmed that Naomi Watts has joined the cast. The Oscar-nominated actress, who got Academy Award nods for her roles in 21 Grams and The Impossible, is the first cast member on board for the new project. According to Entertainment Weekly, Watts will play “a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret” in the prequel, which is being written by X-Men: First…

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Here’s the full list of winners from The Emmys 2018

Here’s the full list of winners from The Emmys 2018

Charlie Brooker, Thandie Newton and Claire Foy were among the British winners at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. Foy picked up the best actress in a drama series award for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s hit series The Crown. Welsh actor Matthew Rhys also scooped one of the night’s big prizes – winning best leading actor in a drama series. Game of Thrones took away two prizes – best drama series and…

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Game of Thrones crashes HBO website

Game of Thrones crashes HBO website

Game of Thrones has returned for its seventh season – and the season premiere drew such a large audience that it crashed HBO’s website. The hit show returned to TV screens last night with an hour-long premiere to kick-start its seventh season, which aired in the US on HBO. The opening episode of season seven was simulcast in the UK on Sky Atlantic in the early hours of this morning, and will be repeated on the channel…

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Four new Game of Thrones spin-offs in the works

Four new Game of Thrones spin-offs in the works

US cable network HBO has confirmed that four different Game Of Thrones spin-offs in the works, with creator George RR Martin working on potential ideas alongside Mad Men and X-Men writers. The hit show returns for its seventh season in July, with its eighth season – expected to air in 2018 – confirmed as the last. Entertainment Weekly now reports that HBO is “developing four different ideas from different writers” to take place during “different time…

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Kit Harington says Game of Thrones is “going to get very dark”

Kit Harington says Game of Thrones is “going to get very dark”

Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington has told fans the hit TV fantasy epic gets “very dark before it gets better”. The 29-year-old Londoner, who has been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the Emmys for his role as Jon Snow in the series, talked to the Hollywood Reporter about what’s in store for his character and the rest of the cast. “It’s important to stress at this point that I haven’t…

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High Five, with Natalia Tena of Molotov Jukebox

High Five, with Natalia Tena of Molotov Jukebox

And now for something completely different… the visit of Molotov Jukebox, those world-renowned party purveyors of contemporary world music, fronted by the multi-talented Natalia Tena, who plays Nymphadora Tonks in Harry Potter, Osha in Game Of Thrones, and had a starring role in the T In The Park-set movie You Instead. Following on from the success of 2014’s hotly-received debut Carnival Flower, the London-based six-piece released second album Tropical Gypsy on April 15 – and like its predecessor, it displays a…

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Watch: HBO release one final Game Of Thrones trailer ahead of S6 premiere

Watch: HBO release one final Game Of Thrones trailer ahead of S6 premiere

With the new season of fantasy epic Game Of Thrones just days away, HBO have ramped up the excitement with one final teaser trailer (watch it below). Ahead of the hugely popular show’s return this weekend, the 30-second snippet doesn’t show a huge amount of new scenes – but it does offer glimpses of Ellaria and two Targaryen knights. Earlier this week, we learned that the part of Lothar Frey has been recast for Season 6….

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Jon Snow confirmed dead in Game Of Thrones S6 premiere

Jon Snow confirmed dead in Game Of Thrones S6 premiere

If the synopsis for the first episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones ahead of the new series premiere is to be trusted, Jon Snow is really dead. Whether or not he stays dead, though, remains to be seen. Certainly, many fans don’t believe Kit Harington’s Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch is gone for good – despite his corpse appearing in the series trailer, and actor Harington continually saying that he’s done with the show for good. The…

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