By Tony Wong Television Critic Debra Yeo Toronto Star Tues., April 9, 2019 Game of Thrones started off with a nihilistic bang in its first season with the death of a major character. As shocking developments like the Red Wedding and Purple Wedding followed, it seemed producers would spare no one, no matter how popular. And then came the death and resurrection of Jon Snow, so perhaps lead characters weren’t so dispensable after all. One thing is certain, there will be carnage in the eighth and final season as the Army of the Dead faces the alliance put together by Jon and Daenerys Targaryen. The mystery is who will die and how. Television writers Tony Wong and Debra Yeo sketch some of the major characters and rate their chances of survival. Daenerys Targaryen Article Continued Below The last survivor of the once formidable House Targaryen has come a long way since she was sold into marriage by her vicious, late brother, was widowed, … [Read more...] about Will your favourite Game of Thrones character survive the season? Our TV writers rate their chances
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Game of Thrones is in its supernova stage and will conclude in May. After the release of the sixth and the final episode of season 8, the cast of Game of Thrones will move on to their respective lives. For instance, Sophie Turner will finally get married to her long-time fiancé Joe Jonas and now she has revealed the name of her maid of honour.Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' wedding is going to catch a lot of media coverage. In the wedding, most of the cast and crew of Game of Thrones are going to be present including Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark in the HBO's epic fantasy drama show. As of now, the details of Sophie's wedding are not yet revealed among fans but the acclaimed actress recently talked about her maid of honour.While talking about her Game of Thrones family to Entertainment Weekly, Sophie Turner revealed a major detail about her wedding with Joe Jonas. As per Turner, her on-screen sister and real-life best friend, Maisie Williams, is going to be her Maid of Honor … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner revealed her wedding details
By Kelly Lawler USA Today Thu., April 4, 2019 Have you studied up on your Westerosi history of late? Remembering exactly what happened over seven long and dense seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones is hard, but trying to do it before April 14’s Season 8 premiere is nearly as overwhelming as facing an army of the frozen undead. To make things easier, we’ve condensed (OK, abridged) the entire series into a few semi-short paragraphs. Where we started Westeros has been ruled by Robert Baratheon and his queen, Cersei Lannister, after he rebelled and overthrew the Targaryen dynasty. The last surviving Targaryens are in exile. After Robert’s Hand of the King dies, he makes Ned Stark take the job. Article Continued Below Season 1 Ned has to go south to the capital of King’s Landing, bringing his daughter Sansa. Ned makes a mess of his job as Hand right away. Littlefinger, the Master of Coin, helps Ned figure out that Prince Joffrey is the … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones: Everything you need to remember from the first seven seasons
On Monday, HBO released a teaser filled with snippets of its new and returning series. In the video, a glimpse of the much-anticipated final season of Game of Thrones is shown along with sneak peeks of other series such as Big Little Lies, True Detective, Watchmen, Euphoria, Veep and Barry A brief segment of the new footage shows Game of Thrones characters Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow (Kit Harrington) arriving in Winterfell. It also the moment when Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) meets Daenerys the first time. Sansa is seen saying to Daenerys, “Winterfell is yours, your grace.” Entertainment Weekly reported that Season 8 of Game of Thrones would open with an episode that contained plenty of callbacks to the show’s pilot. What follows is a thrilling and tense intermingling of characters as they prepare to face the inevitable invasion of the Army of the Dead. Read also: This is why your fave characters didn't survive in 'Game of Thrones' The … [Read more...] about HBO drops new teaser for ‘Game of Thrones’
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?