ICYMI: EW’s Comic-Con Interview With GAME OF THRONES Cast

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Entertainment Weekly interviewed the cast of Game of Thrones during San Diego Comic-Con back in July, and it was posted some weeks ago, but if you haven’t seen it, now’s your chance to do so!

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GAME OF THRONES Panel Photos from Comic-Con 2013

Check out these delightful photos of the actors from the Game of Thrones panel.  They look so happy here.   It’s good to know they still remember how to do that.

In attendance for the panel were the show creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, author George R.R. Martin, and actors Richard Madden (Robb Stark), Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Rose Leslie (Ygritte), John Bradley (Samwell Tarley), and the abfab Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister).

Game of Thrones Comic Con Portraits

New Game of Thrones cast and author portraits from Comic Con 2013 have been posted up by Entertainment Weekly!

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Full Game of Thrones Panel from Comic Con 2013

You can now watch the full Game of Thrones panel from San Diego Comic Con 2013!

The panel features David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, George R. R. Martin, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley, Peter Dinklage, Rose Leslie, Richard Madden, and John Bradley with a special appearance by Jason Momoa.

GAME OF THRONES Author George R.R. Martin Shares His Design of The Iron Throne

ironthrone3We all know the Iron Throne that is shown in the HBO series Game of Thrones is quite impressive, but apparently, George imagined something a bit more… dynamic:

“The HBO throne has become iconic. And well it might. It’s a terrific design, and it has served the show very well. (…) And yet, and yet… it’s still not right. [My] Iron Throne is massive. Ugly. Assymetric. It’s a throne made by blacksmiths hammering together half-melted, broken, twisted swords, wrenched from the hands of dead men or yielded up by defeated foes… a symbol of conquest… it has the steps I describe, and the height. From on top, the king dominates the throne room. And there are thousands of swords in it, not just a few. This Iron Throne is scary. And not at all a comfortable seat, just as Aegon intended.

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I have to admit, I really like George’s illustration, but I can see how that probably wouldn’t work in the small screen, but something like that would definitely look pretty awesome on the big screen.  But either way, I still think that throne is probably not the most comfortable seat in the world.

via Page to Premiere.

GAME OF THRONES Author George R.R. Martin on Skin Trade Panel at Comic-Con

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Not only will George be on the super popular Game of Thrones panel on Friday, but he’ll also be around on Sunday to talk Skin Trade, his comic-book series:

George R. R. Martin, the New York Times bestselling author and the mind behind HBO’s massively successful Game of Thrones, discusses his novels, his projects, and the wicked new Skin Trade comic book series! His novels are the most anticipated releases in fiction, and the Game of Thrones series has captivated audiences worldwide. This is your chance to find out direct from the creative mastermind himself what twists, turns, and unfortunate ends your favorite characters are in for and why Skin Trade will make your skin crawl.

Sunday July 21, 2013 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Room 25ABC
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So, if you end up not being able to see him on Friday, here’s your second chance to catch him.

GAME OF THRONES Panel at Comic-Con To Be Held on Friday, July 19th

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Now that Friday’s schedule for the San Diego Comic-Con has been posted, we now know when the Game of Thrones panel will be held:

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, HBO’sGame of Thrones concluded its 10-episode third season in June and will begin filming its fourth season this summer. The series, executive produced and written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, is an epic story of treachery and nobility, set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years. Featured cast include: (in alphabetical order): John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister,Michelle Fairley as Catelyn Stark, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Rose Leslie as Ygritte, and Richard Madden as Robb Stark. The panel will be moderated by Elvis Mitchell.

Friday July 19, 2013 2:50pm – 3:45pm
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I was at least year’s panel but not as close as I would have liked (as you can see by the picture above), and I hope to enjoy this year’s panel more, as I plan to be closer to the huge cast line-up on stage.