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  • 'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams says playing Arya Stark caused her to her resent her body

    "When I started becoming a woman, I resented Arya because I couldn't express who I was becoming," the actress said.

  • George R.R. Martin Gives His Honest Review of HBO's 'House of the Dragon'

    Game of Thrones writer George R. R. Martin announced that production has wrapped on the prequel House of the Dragon and teased the HBO premiere date.

  • 'Eternals': Behind the scenes of Marvel's most ambitious, most diverse movie yet

    Yahoo Movies visited the London set of Marvel's highly anticipated ensemble feature which the producer billed as "an epic romance."

  • 'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon' releases first trailer

    The long-awaited spin-off show is finally on the horizon.

  • 'Game of Thrones' star celebrates Jimmy Fallon's 1,500th episode in the most epic way

    After pitching the idea for six years, Fallon said actor Kit Harington was the first celebrity to have "the guts to do it."

  • Kit Harington says he felt suicidal while struggling with alcohol abuse and depression: 'I went through some pretty horrible stuff'

    The "Games of Thrones" star has been sober for two and a half years.

  • Jason Momoa calls out ‘icky’ interview question about ‘Game of Thrones’ sexual assault scene

    "I wanted to bring something up that left a bad feeling in my stomach," the "Dune" and "Aquaman" star said during a recent interview.

  • 'Game Of Thrones' prequel 'House Of The Dragon' filming halted due to positive COVID test

    The 'Game Of Thrones' prequel has been filming across the UK but is now on hold as a result of the positive test.

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Author George RR Martin Signs 5-Year Overall Deal With HBO

    HBO has signed “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin to a massive overall deal in which Martin will develop content for HBO and HBO Max. The deal is for five years and worth somewhere in the mid-eight figures, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news Friday. HBO declined to comment on the terms of the deal. Martin, whose “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels served as the basis for HBO’s Emmy-winning series, is currently executive producing the network’s upcoming prequel, “House of the Dragon,” which will premiere in 2022. At the same time, HBO is developing a number of other spinoffs, including ones for HBO Max. Also Read: Jason Segel to Play Coach Paul Westhead in HBO's 1980s LA Lakers Series “House of the Dragon” is set 300 years before the events of HBO’s fantasy epic. The 10-episode show is set in the early days of Westeros and focuses on House Targaryen, the family that Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys belonged to, along with her brother Viserys (Harry Lloyd) and nephew Aegon Targaryen, aka Jon Snow (Kit Harington). The series is based on Martin’s “Fire & Blood” book, which details the lineage of the Targaryens. “House of the Dragon” was co-created by Martin and “Colony” co-creator Ryan Condal. The series features an ensemble cast lead by Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno. Martin will also executive produce “Who Fears Death” and “Roadmarks,” both of which are in development for HBO. Peacock is also developing an adaptation of Martins’s “Wild Cards” novels (the project had previously been set at Hulu). for which he is executive producing. Read original story ‘Game of Thrones’ Author George RR Martin Signs 5-Year Overall Deal With HBO At TheWrap

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ Adds Four to Cast

    The “Game of Thrones” prequel series “House of the Dragon” at HBO is adding four new actors to its cast. Steve Toussaint, Rhys Ifans, Eve Best, and Sonoya Mizuno are all joining the highly-anticipated prequel to the megahit HBO show. They join previously announced stars Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, and Matt Smith. “House […]

  • Tamzin Merchant breaks silence on playing Daenerys in original 'Game of Thrones' pilot

    The Carnival Row actress and The Hatmakers author candidly discusses "the great lesson" of appearing in HBO's original scrapped pilot more than a decade after playing the Mother of Dragons.

  • The It List: 'Days of Our Lives' turns 55, 'Mom' returns without Anna Faris, Stephen Colbert hosts 'Election Night 2020' special and the best in pop culture the week of Nov. 2, 2020

    Here are our pop culture picks for Nov. 2-8, including the best deals we could find for each.

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ to Star Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen

    English actor Paddy Considine has been cast in the leading role of King Viserys I, the father of Rhaenyra and Aegon II,  on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon,” TheWrap has learned.“House of the Dragon” was co-created by co-created by George R.R. Martin and “Colony” co-creator Ryan Condal based on Martin’s “Fire & Blood.” The 10-episode show is set in the early days of Westeros and focuses on House Targaryen, the family that Emila Clarke’s Daenerys belonged to, along with her brother Viserys (Harry Lloyd) and nephew Aegon Targaryen a.k.a. Jon Snow (Kit Harington). The series is based on Martin’s “Fire & Blood” book, which details the lineage of the Targaryens, and takes place 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones.”“The Outsider’s” Considine, the first actor to join “House of the Dragon,” will star as King Viserys Targaryen, who was chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, at the Great Council at Harrenhal. Per the character description, Viserys is “a warm, kind, and decent man” and “only wishes to carry forward his grandfather’s legacy.” However, “good men do not necessarily make for great kings.”Also Read: 'Game of Thrones' Prequel 'House of the Dragon' to Premiere in 2022Miguel Sapochnik — who directed several fan-favorite episodes of “GoT,” such as “The Long Night,” “Battle of the Bastards” and “Hardhome” — and Condal will serve as co-showrunners on “House of the Dragon” and executive produce alongside Martin,Vince Gerardis and Sara Lee Hess. Sapochnik will direct the pilot and additional episodes.In January, HBO programming head Casey Bloys told TheWrap he expected “House of the Dragon” to premiere in 2022. “They are in-room writing,” Bloys said during the Television Critics Association press tour. “My suspicion is, this is looking a ways out, but my suspicion is it would be on air sometime in 2022. That’s with a big asterisk, but right now, that’s what I would say.”Considine is best known for his roles in “The Third Day,” “The Outsider,” “Journeyman,” “Peaky Blinders,” “Hot Fuzz,” “Dead Man’s Shoes,” “In America” and “The Ferryman.”He is repped by Nick Forgacs at Independent Talent Group, and Michael Cooper at Range Media Partners.Read original story ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ to Star Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen At TheWrap

  • Sophie Turner shares never-before-seen pregnancy photos 2 months after welcoming daughter with Joe Jonas

    Actress Sophie Turner, who welcomed a baby daughter named Willa this summer, posted a series of intimate photos from her pregnancy on Instagram.

  • After fantastical 'Game of Thrones' and 'New Mutants,' Maisie Williams seeks work that is 'more honest to the life that I've lived'

    Williams talks about leaving fantasy worlds behind for "The Owner" and her new blond "Princess Di" look.

  • Winter is coming: The entire Game of Thrones box set is on sale — but just for today

    Snag a box set with every episode of the hit show, now up to 36 percent off.

  • 'The Crown': Jonathan Pryce Cast as Prince Phillip for Final Two Seasons

    “The Crown” has found its Prince Phillip (again) to play opposite Imelda Staunton’s Queen Elizabeth for the Netflix drama’s final two seasons.Jonathan Pryce will take over the role from Tobias Menzies, who plays Elizabeth’s husband in Season 3 and 4, the latter of which debuts later this year. Matt Smith played the young Prince Phillip during the show’s first two seasons opposite Claire Foy. The fifth and sixth seasons of the Netflix drama will be the show’s last.Pryce joins Staunton and Lesley Manville, who will play Princess Margaret.Also Read: 'The Crown' Season 5 Won't Premiere Until 2022Netflix had initially planned to end the show after the fifth season, before deciding to extend it to six. That means that each version of the cast will have gotten to serve two seasons on the historical drama. “As we started to discuss the storylines for Series 5, it soon became clear that in order to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story we should go back to the original plan and do six seasons,” Creator Peter Morgan said. “To be clear, Series 6 will not bring us any closer to present day – it will simply enable us to cover the same period in greater detail.”Pryce is known his roles as the High Sparrow in “Game of Thrones,” along with a slew of other films including “Tomorrow Never Dies,” “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Most recently, he received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Pope Francis in “The Two Popes.”The upcoming fourth season of “The Crown,” which is expected to debut later this year, will cover Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family during the Princess Diana era. Season 3 of “The Crown,” which launched last November, left off in 1977 at the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.Read original story ‘The Crown': Jonathan Pryce Cast as Prince Phillip for Final Two Seasons At TheWrap

  • The It List: Shark Week kicks off with Mike Tyson fighting a Great White, Luke Bryan drops new album, Seth Rogen teams with Seth Rogen in 'American Pickle,' Lego meets Super Mario and the best in pop culture the week of Aug. 3, 2020

    During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for Aug. 3-9, including the best deals we could find for each.

  • GoT 's Nathalie Emmanuel Says Emilia Clarke Defended Her from On-Set Remark About 'Revealing' Costume

    "If you’re the only girls on a male-dominated set, it bonds you in a certain way," said Nathalie Emmanuel

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Hafthor Bjornsson Sets Deadlift World Record

    The Mountain has shattered a world record. Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Ser Gregor Clegane, better known as The Mountain, on "Game of Thrones," has a deadlift world record. He lifted 1,104 pounds (501 kilograms) at Thor's Power Gym in Iceland on Saturday while livestreaming the historic occasion. The previous deadlifting record was set by fellow […]