'Game of Thrones' returning in April 2019 for final season (Associated Press) - November 14, 2018 - 10:06am LOS ANGELES — The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run. The fantasy series based on the George R.R. Martin novels has been one of HBO's most successful shows. A video touting the show's return next year included clips from seasons past showing both living and dead competitors for the crown of Westeros but didn't give a taste of the final episodes. HBO isn't getting out of the "Game of Thrones" business. A prequel created by Martin and writer-producer Jane Goldman is underway, with Naomi Watts set to star, and other spinoffs are possible. … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ returning in April 2019 for final season
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Game of Thrones season eight fans will be pleased to know that they might get to see their favourite Eddard Stark actor in some capacity. Sean Bean recently let slip that HBO has secretly filmed a reunion special featuring former and current cast members. While the current cast of Game of Thrones was working on season 8 in Belfast, a one-off special was shot that also included Conan O'Brien as host. Sean Bean hasn't appeared on Game of Thrones since 2011 but revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that a Game of Thrones special was shot earlier this year. "They decided to get all the characters together for a bit for this big show in Belfast and [O'Brien] kind of hosted the evening," Bean said. "Conan O'Brien did this thing, it was the last episode, so we all got together. It's funny with work, you don't really keep in touch. You do so many types of jobs in that part of the world. It's just like whenever I see old friends or even old drama school friends, it's just the same, we pick up … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones season 8: Will Eddard Stark return?
‘Game of Thrones’ spoiler? ‘Daenerys Targaryen’ reunites with ‘Khal Drogo’ Jan Milo Severo (philstar.com) - June 5, 2018 - 5:30pm HOLLYWOOD — Khal Drogo refers to Daenerys Targaryen as the moon of his life, while the latter refers to the former as her “sun and stars.” The two’s team up in the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones” may be cut short after Drogo was killed, but their love was one of the best things that happened in the series. The final season of the HBO series is to be shown April next year, and it looks like Drogo is returning on the finale as the actress playing Daenerys, Emilia Clarke, recently posted a photo of her together with Drogo, portrayed by Jason Momoa, on her Instagram account. In her post, Jason can be seen carrying Emilia with the Iron Throne as the background. “FYI...This is the closest you’ll ever get to me attempting … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ spoiler? ‘Daenerys Targaryen’ reunites with ‘Khal Drogo’
HOLLYWOOD — Lucasfilm presents “Solo: A Star Wars Story” charts the adventure-filled past of Han Solo, the iconic galactic scoundrel and one of the most beloved characters in cinema history. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo will meet his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounter the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that sets the course of one of the “Star Wars” saga’s most unlikely heroes. Directed by Ron Howard, the fun-filled galactic heist movie stars Alden Ehrenreich (“Hail, Caesar!,” “Tetro”), Woody Harrelson (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “The Messenger”), Emilia Clarke (“Me Before You,” “Game of Thrones”), Donald Glover (“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “The Martian”), Thandie Newton (“Gringo,” “Crash”), Phoebe Waller-Bridge … [Read more...] about ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: 12 things to know
“Game of Thrones” star Maisie Williams may have accidentally said when the eighth and final season will premiere on 2019. According to an interview with Williams in the UK publication Metro, the show will return in April 2019. A rep for HBO told Business Insider said that a premiere date and month cannot be confirmed at this time. We have a long way to go until “Game of Thrones” returns for its eighth and final season. But now, thanks to Maisie Williams (who plays Arya Stark), we might know what month to expect its return in 2019. In an interview with the UK publication Metro, Williams said the show would air its first episode of the last season in April 2019. “We wrap in December and we air our first episode in April ,” she said. “That’s a four-month turnaround for these huge episodes. There’s a lot that goes into the final edit. You would not want to rush … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams says the show will return in April 2019