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Speevy
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(07-12-2017, 06:46 PM)
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Gigglepoo
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(07-12-2017, 06:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by demosthenes

Hodor. Jon will be burning every body.

I imagine Jon walking around the aftermath of the BotB and asking men "can you stand"? When they say no he just throws a torch on them.

Sorry Bran!
Cornballer
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(07-12-2017, 07:03 PM)
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- THR: Casey Bloys interview

You've only got 13 more episodes at this point. Does Thrones tell a complete story? Do you already know how it ends?

Well let's put it this way, the guys know very well the story that they want to tell. They have had a good idea of how they want to end their story for a very long time, so we're just excited to have them do that.

The original idea was 15 more episodes, and now you're getting two fewer. What happened?

There was never ever really a set plan. I think, honestly, some things kind of leaked in the press or may have been said here or there. They had an idea of where they wanted the arc to go, but in terms of the number of episodes, the number or the length of episodes, that has never been a hard number. I imagine the story is dictating for them how many episodes is right for them.

You've announced six more episodes for the final season, and there's no airdate time frame. Given what you know about the pace of production and working with Benioff and Weiss, is it likely 2018 or 2019?

I can't really speculate on that. All I will tell you is it is obviously a very ambitious season. This is the culmination of eight seasons of fantastic storytelling. They are writing, and they need to look at the production schedule, and we will take their lead in terms of the airdate that works best for them. They don't even know; they are still putting the season together. And as you can imagine, it's a very complicated show to produce, so it's not like putting together a production schedule for a sitcom that shoots on the stage. It shoots all over the world and takes a long time to figure out where, when and how to shoot. So they're in the process of doing that, and they'll let us know.

Have you kicked the tires about how the final six episodes could air? Could they be weekly? Could you space them out and split them like Mad Men's final season?

We haven't gotten into to the airing plans. I don't anticipate anything totally unusual, but again, until we figure out the production schedule, everything is going to come from that.

Would you rule out airing in theaters? Or having some kind of theatrical release, maybe Imax?

I would. This is for subscribers.

There's also a bunch on the spinoff series in the interview, and I posted that bit in the appropriate thread.
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(07-12-2017, 07:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by VenomousCoffee

I agree with a lot of it, although Battle of the Bastards seems crazy low to me.

Top 5 easily.
CassSept
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(07-12-2017, 07:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by bodyofanamerican

The Ringer: The Definitive ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Rankings

Certainly not "definitive" in any objective sense, but I agree with their very top and rock bottom picks.

Nice one on them calling Winds of Winter as top 1 episode, it was a tremendous season finisher that managed to finish reigniting my interest in continuing the series. Top 10 seems solid and I'm glad Battle of the Bastards is relatively low, amazing production values for sure but the episode could have been better.
Fuzzy
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(07-12-2017, 08:11 PM)

Originally Posted by Cornballer

- THR: Casey Bloys interview

There's also a bunch on the spinoff series in the interview, and I posted that bit in the appropriate thread.

When they announced this season starting later I automatically assumed we wouldn't get the last season until at least late 2018 but it wouldn't surprise me if we don't see it until 2019.
cLOUDo
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(07-12-2017, 09:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gigglepoo

Sam is going to cure him!

that actually make sense!
Cornballer
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(07-12-2017, 09:21 PM)
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- Via Warming Glow: Promo pics from the season premiere (not too much here, but please spoiler tag discussion as appropriate)
Gigglepoo
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(07-12-2017, 09:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by cLOUDo

that actually make sense!

Does it? If the maesters at the Citadel know how to cure greyscale, why wouldn't the whole kingdom?
Robdraggoo
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(07-12-2017, 09:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornballer

- Via Warming Glow: Promo pics from the season premiere (not too much here, but please spoiler tag discussion as appropriate)

Nice, kinda confirms that

bran and meera will make it to the wall in the first episode and brienne and podrick will Also be back in winterfell
Fuzzy
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(07-12-2017, 11:05 PM)

Originally Posted by Gigglepoo

Sam is going to cure him!

With his fat pink mast?
NeoGiff
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(07-12-2017, 11:50 PM)
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Has Maisie said any variation of "the good guys start winning this season" yet?
Gigglepoo
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(07-13-2017, 01:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Fuzzy

With his fat pink mast?

And to think, Sam is based on GRRM.
PHOENIXZERO
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(07-13-2017, 01:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Atraveller

lmao

Did you come into the wrong thread or?

I feel like I should've known this but looking at this picture Sophie, like Asian actress Emma Stone, is a natural blonde.
KahooTs
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(07-13-2017, 01:52 AM)
Them talking of arcs and knowing how they want "their" story to end is amusing. Just go CGI some fucking dragons already, you're fooling no-one.
bitbydeath
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(07-13-2017, 03:32 AM)
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So who's watch do you think is ending this season?

Petyr - There's already foreshadowing of Robin taking him out and I expect no less.

Robin - The boys getting old.

Cersei - She holds back both Jamie and even the Mountain from joining the larger fight, she could be good finale material.

Arya - It will be sad but she seems at odds with what's coming.

Brienne - This is just me being hopeful...

Grey worm - and his entire army, I suspect things to get quite dire near the end.
Speevy
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(07-13-2017, 03:42 AM)
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Amazon Deal of the Day: Giant battle planning map, covers entire floor
Speevy
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(07-13-2017, 03:45 AM)
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I hope someone related to that person who got crushed by the bell has some stern words for Cersei.
VenomousCoffee
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(07-13-2017, 04:37 AM)
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I could see Zombie Mountain taking out Grey Worm and Dario in the same fight. Make things look scary / dire for Dany.

I think Peter Baelish makes it to next year.

The Sand Snakes and their mom die this year but Lady Olenna lives.

My long shot is that either Sansa or Arya don't make it out of this year.

(I don't know how to spell these names.)
Steelyuhas
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(07-13-2017, 04:56 AM)
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Daario didn't come to Westeros iirc

Core cast most likely to bite in season in my opinion: Littlefinger and Theon
VenomousCoffee
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(07-13-2017, 05:13 AM)
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Wait, did Dario get left in Mereen to keep order? I'd forgotten.

None of my predictions will be right so I'll keep them as they are. What difference does it make?
Steelyuhas
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(07-13-2017, 05:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by VenomousCoffee

Wait, did Dario get left in Mereen to keep order? I'd forgotten.

None of my predictions will be right so I'll keep them as they are. What difference does it make?

Still have the final episode to rewatch, but that's what I recall happening off the top of my head.
Turin
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(07-13-2017, 05:46 AM)
Yep. Daario stays behind. Probably no reason to bring him back unless they just want to kill him for fun.

Edit:

99% sure Littlefinger kicks the bucket.

50% on Cersei
mantidor
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(07-13-2017, 05:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Steelyuhas

Still have the final episode to rewatch, but that's what I recall happening off the top of my head.

He did, which is kind of absurd, because Meereen and the whole bay is the most fragile place politically speaking and Dany leaving with her dragons means almost immediate restoration of slavers and their trade. She burned one ship, that's all her dragons did, and they left. Daario is cool and everything but he is far from enough to maintain peace there.

But the show will just forget about it, for certain.

edit: Your avatar makes me sad D:
Chumley
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(07-13-2017, 06:03 AM)
Cersei is the last big antagonist so I think they'll probably wait till next season to kill her. Littlefinger is gone though.

What I want to know is how Dany doesn't just steamroll over everyone in a matter of days. Every force is depleted in Westeros, it doesn't make sense how the Lannisters could stand a chance unless Dany is profoundly incompetent and her Dragons fuck up.
Poor GRIMES
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(07-13-2017, 06:04 AM)

Originally Posted by Turin

Yep. Daario stays behind. Probably no reason to bring him back unless they just want to kill him for fun.

Edit:

99% sure Littlefinger kicks the bucket.

50% on Cersei

I think Daario was spotted in a trailer?
Apt101
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(07-13-2017, 06:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Curufinwe

Book readers already breaking out their old crutches. Time to start filling up the ignore list again.

Terrific idea about adding someone to my ignore list :D

Originally Posted by Steelyuhas

Daario didn't come to Westeros iirc

Core cast most likely to bite in season in my opinion: Littlefinger and Theon

I think it's safe to assume the cast will be carved down to the bare minimum by the time this season concludes. All of those guys and gals with Jon Snow, anyone who isn't crucial to Dany's narrative, etc. Gotta save some money for the effects and huge set pieces at the very least.
bitbydeath
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(07-13-2017, 06:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Poor GRIMES

I think Daario was spotted in a trailer?

They should change the actor again just for shits and giggles.
Gigglepoo
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(07-13-2017, 06:19 AM)
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Who will unceremoniously die (a la Doran Martell) because their storyline was going no where?
VenomousCoffee
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(07-13-2017, 06:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gigglepoo

Who will unceremoniously die (a la Doran Martell) because their storyline was going no where?

Stannis.
JeffZero
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(07-13-2017, 06:36 AM)
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Stannis rises from the dead and immediately has a heart attack.
Speevy
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(07-13-2017, 06:41 AM)
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I wonder if they got rid of Ramsay's vicious dogs or Jon will pardon them.
NeoGiff
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(07-13-2017, 08:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Poor GRIMES

I think Daario was spotted in a trailer?

He's bringing his fleet of a thousand ships to King's Landing.
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(07-13-2017, 10:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gigglepoo

Who will unceremoniously die (a la Doran Martell) because their storyline was going no where?

Sand Snakes
CloudWolf
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(07-13-2017, 10:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Burt

Ah, sorry, yeah, Daario 2.



On the Official Malcolm McDowell Ability to Project Danger and Menace Scale


he's somewhere in the Brendan Fraser decile.

The new generation of Dutch actors is so damn disappointing. We had Rutger Hauer dammit and now we have clowns like this.

Originally Posted by bitbydeath

So who's watch do you think is ending this season?

Petyr - There's already foreshadowing of Robin taking him out and I expect no less.

Knowing the GOT writers, he will be killed by Sansa.

Originally Posted by VenomousCoffee

I could see Zombie Mountain taking out Grey Worm and Dario in the same fight. Make things look scary / dire for Dany.

Dany is a big problem. It's pretty much impossible to create any kind of tension for her since her dragons are so much more powerful than anything in Westeros. They pretty much have to kill off at least two of the dragons early.
Moff
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(07-13-2017, 12:30 PM)
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http://ew.com/tv/2017/07/12/game-of-...emiere-photos/

Ep1 pictures
i expected dany to land in Dorne, but apparently its Dragonstone
Oldest Snake
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(07-13-2017, 12:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by bitbydeath

So who's watch do you think is ending this season?

Petyr - There's already foreshadowing of Robin taking him out and I expect no less.

Robin - The boys getting old.

Cersei - She holds back both Jamie and even the Mountain from joining the larger fight, she could be good finale material.

Arya - It will be sad but she seems at odds with what's coming.

Brienne - This is just me being hopeful...

Grey worm - and his entire army, I suspect things to get quite dire near the end.

Not a chance in hell that Littlefinger is taken out by Robin. He's going to compromise himself by doing something stupid and not at all Littlefinger-ish and people will credit 'Darth Sansa' for outplaying him. I guarantee it. He'll put a crossbow to his head and tell Sansa that when he pulls the trigger she's to push him out of the way so the bolt hits Jon, which she won't do but will be credited as a political mastermind for it.
Atraveller
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(07-13-2017, 01:19 PM)

Originally Posted by Speevy

I wonder if they got rid of Ramsay's vicious dogs or Jon will pardon them.

The dogs can be conjured up, and later be forgotten for the convenience of the plot a la 20 good men.
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Originally Posted by Speevy

I wonder if they got rid of Ramsay's vicious dogs or Jon will pardon them.

They should be allowed to take the black.

The real question is if any wolves show up (of the two remaining), and if so, how quickly will they be killed off?
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(07-13-2017, 02:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Oldest Snake

Not a chance in hell that Littlefinger is taken out by Robin. He's going to compromise himself by doing something stupid and not at all Littlefinger-ish and people will credit 'Darth Sansa' for outplaying him. I guarantee it. He'll put a crossbow to his head and tell Sansa that when he pulls the trigger she's to push him out of the way so the bolt hits Jon, which she won't do but will be credited as a political mastermind for it.

I wouldn't be surprised if we never even see Robin again.
CloudWolf
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(07-13-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by NeoGiff

I wouldn't be surprised if we never even see Robin again.

He'll show up in one quick scene before Dany's dragons incinerate The Eyrie
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(07-13-2017, 03:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Oldest Snake

Not a chance in hell that Littlefinger is taken out by Robin. He's going to compromise himself by doing something stupid and not at all Littlefinger-ish and people will credit 'Darth Sansa' for outplaying him. I guarantee it. He'll put a crossbow to his head and tell Sansa that when he pulls the trigger she's to push him out of the way so the bolt hits Jon, which she won't do but will be credited as a political mastermind for it.

God damn it. I'm going to blame you when this actually happens.
Cornballer
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(07-13-2017, 03:33 PM)
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- Time interview: George R. R. Martin on the One Game of Thrones Change He 'Argued Against'

Worth a read. I'll do some pull quotes later if I have time.
RedShift
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(07-13-2017, 04:25 PM)
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So 25 mins ago GRRM tweeted something weird about Valyria's doom coming in one hour...

Must... Not... Get... Hyped...
gutshot
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(07-13-2017, 04:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by RedShift

So 25 mins ago GRRM tweeted something weird about Valyria's doom coming in one hour...

Must... Not... Get... Hyped...

He posted the same thing on his blog last night. http://grrm.livejournal.com/543080.html

It's almost certainly nothing.
Steelyuhas
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(07-13-2017, 04:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornballer

- Time interview: George R. R. Martin on the One Game of Thrones Change He 'Argued Against'

Worth a read. I'll do some pull quotes later if I have time.

Interesting the thing he argued against...

Originally Posted by gutshot

He posted the same thing on his blog last night. http://grrm.livejournal.com/543080.html

It's almost certainly nothing.

Expect nothing of Walder Frey GRRM and you'll never be surprised.
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(07-13-2017, 04:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornballer

- Time interview: George R. R. Martin on the One Game of Thrones Change He 'Argued Against'

Worth a read. I'll do some pull quotes later if I have time.

"How many children does Scarlett O'Hara have?"

"Dabuksaredabuksanddashowisdashow."

"Football."
Cornballer
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(07-13-2017, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by gutshot

He posted the same thing on his blog last night. http://grrm.livejournal.com/543080.html

It's almost certainly nothing.

Womp womp. It's just a youtube fan vid as a pilot for a Doom of Valyria series:

- Game of Thrones Prequel - Doom of Valyria - Animated Pilot (unofficial)

For 5,000 years, the Valyrian Freehold ruled the world, until its surrounding volcanoes obliterated it from history. But, what truly destroyed Valyria?

Originally Posted by WiCnet

YouTuber Patrick McCarthy’s Doom of Valyria, an animated short film about the cataclysmic event that obliterated the most powerful empire in the World of Ice and Fire at the height of its magnificence.


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