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Game of Thrones Characters Are Headed to the Stage

Play due on Broadway in 2023 will portray 'The Great Tourney'

(Newser) - A Game of Thrones prequel re-creating a mysterious event in Westeros history is being developed for the stage. George RR Martin is working on the story, a dramatization of the Great Tourney at Harrenhal, said to have been held 16 years before the happenings in the HBO series. The idea...

Gaming Tycoon Is Dead After Poisoning

Lin Qi of Yoozoo, known for its 'Game of Thrones' title, allegedly killed by employee

(Newser) - His video game company made a fortune from the Game of Thrones franchise, and now the Chinese billionaire has been murdered in a Thrones-like plot. The victim is Lin Qi, 39, who died on Christmas Day after being poisoned, reports the Guardian . Lin founded the video games company Yoozoo in...

Surprising Admission From Game of Thrones Star
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Surprising Admission From Game of Thrones Star

Jason Momoa says his family was 'starving,' 'completely in debt' after 'GoT' gig ended

(Newser) - Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo could pillage a village if he was ever down on his luck. Jason Momoa, the actor who played the imposing Game of Thrones character, didn't have that option, however, when he suddenly found himself out of work, and out of cash, when Drogo was killed...

Another GOT Baby Is Coming
Jon Snow Is Pregnant 

Jon Snow Is Pregnant

Well, 'GOT' actors Rose Leslie, Kit Harington are expecting

(Newser) - Winter is coming, and with it comes a visit from the stork for Game of Thrones' doomed lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte, also known as non-doomed lovers Kit Harington and Rose Leslie in real life. The actors, who met on the set of the HBO hit show in 2012 and...

She Went From Bond Girl to Game of Thrones
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She Was the Only Bond Girl to Get Him to the Altar

Award-winning actress Diana Rigg, also known for 'Avengers,' 'Game of Thrones' roles, dead at 82

(Newser) - Dame Diana Rigg, a Tony and Emmy award winner, has died at age 82. She's perhaps best known of late for her turn as Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones. But the British actress enjoyed a decades-spanning career in theater, film, and television, following her breakout role as...

HBO: House of the Dragon Will Be Launched in 2022

Game of Thrones prequel is still being written

(Newser) - Game of Thrones fans are going to have to wait a while for more from Westeros. HBO president of programming Casey Bloys says prequel House of the Dragon is still being written, but his guess is that it will premiere "sometime in 2022." Bloys tell Deadline that there...

Emilia Clarke Changes Rules for Fans After Panic Attack

Actress will sign something but not pose for selfies

(Newser) - Emilia Clarke said she was walking through an airport when a panic attack, brought on by exhaustion, struck. "I was on my own, I was on the phone to my mum saying, 'I feel like I can't breathe, I don’t know what's going on,'...

This Is What We Googled Most in 2019
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The 10 Most-Googled Terms of the Year

Disney Plus tops the list, and yes, 'Baby Yoda' makes an appearance on a sub-list

(Newser) - What did Americans want to know about this year? Google is letting us know via its annual list of the most-searched-for terms in the US:
  1. Disney Plus : Disney's addition to the ever-growing list of streaming services tops the list for 2019.
  2. Cameron Boyce : The Disney Channel star was found
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A Confession About That Game of Thrones Coffee Cup

Emilia Clarke says Varys actor Conleth Hill admitted cup was his

(Newser) - Don't blame Emilia Clarke for that rogue coffee cup that had to edited out of a final-season episode of Game of Thrones. "It was Conleth's coffee cup," the actress announced Wednesday on The Tonight Show , referring to actor Conleth Hill, who played eunuch Varys in the...

HBO Confirms New Game of Thrones Prequel

But another one might be dead

(Newser) - Game of Thrones fans are definitely getting a prequel, according to HBO—although it may not be the one they were expecting. HBO president of programming Casey Bloys confirmed Tuesday that the network had ordered the series House of the Dragon, which will be set around 300 years before the...

Never Mind: Game of Thrones Showrunners Quit Star Wars

David Benioff, DB Weiss say they need to focus on their Netflix projects

(Newser) - Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss were accused by many fans of rushing through the end of their HBO show to get to their next project, a 2022 Star Wars film that was to be the first in a series. But in what the Hollywood Reporter refers...

Retired Series Could Go Out on Top Tonight
Retired Series Could Go
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Retired Series Could Go Out on Top Tonight

Veep , Game of Thrones are up for final Emmys

(Newser) - Tonight's 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will have no host, but there will be familiar faces. Game of Thrones and Veep—top HBO shows that aired their final episodes earlier this year—are up for best drama and best comedy series, NBC reports. GOT has already won a record 57...

George RR Martin: HBO's GOT Wasn't 'Very Good for Me'

Author says now that show's over, it's more 'freeing' to conclude his writing of 6th, 7th books in series

(Newser) - Although the rest of us may still be in withdrawal mode after the end of Game of Thrones, there's one person who's very glad the HBO series is finally over. That would be George RR Martin, the author of the books the show was based on, who calls...

3 GOT Actors Up for Emmys Submitted Themselves

Gwendoline Christie's Instagram reaction to her nod is priceless

(Newser) - All seven Game of Thrones actors submitted for Emmy consideration by HBO received nominations Tuesday—but so too did three performers HBO hadn't campaigned for. The nods to Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), and Carice van Houten (Melisandre)—all self-submitted—apparently surprised the show's...

Game of Thrones Just Broke Emmy Record Set in 1994

Final season grabs 32 nominations

(Newser) - HBO's Game of Thrones earned a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, per the AP . The show's total eclipsed the all-time series record of 27 nods earned by NYPD Blue in 1994. If Game of Thrones successfully defends its best drama series title...

Lena Headey Reveals the Cersei Scene We Didn't See

The penultimate episode of 'Game of Thrones' could have included 'great moment'

(Newser) - Yes, spoilers ahead: Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey has already come out and said she wished Cersei Lannister had experienced "a better death," telling the Guardian she was "kind of gutted" by her character's demise under a pile of falling rocks. She specified to Entertainment ...

Game of Thrones Star Seeks Help for 'Personal Issues'

Kit Harington checked into wellness retreat weeks ago

(Newser) - The end of Game of Thrones hit star Kit Harington very hard, friends say. Sources tell Page Six that the 32-year-old actor, who played Jon Snow, checked into a luxury treatment facility in Connecticut almost a month ago and is being treated for stress, exhaustion, and alcohol issues. "He...

GOT Star: 'It's Annoying as Hell and I'm Sick and Tired of It'

Emilia Clarke resists being pigeonholed by her early nudity

(Newser) - When Emilia Clarke pops into your head, what do you see? The Game of Thrones actor says she turned down 50 Shades of Grey because she didn't want to be pigeonholed as an actor who takes her clothes off, Harper's Bazaar reports. "The last time that I...

A Seinfeld Alum Has Finale Advice for Thrones Stars

Jason Alexander tells them to take heart they were part of a show that moved people

(Newser) - In the wake of the Game of Thrones finale , sites are running lists assessing the most controversial finales of all time. USA Today , for example, puts Game of Thrones and Seinfeld in its worst five. Now, a star from the latter is offering support to stars of the former, notes...

Game of Thrones Finale Smashed HBO Record

It's the most popular show in the network's history

(Newser) - The controversial finale of Game of Thrones has managed to knock Tony Soprano off the ratings equivalent of the Iron Throne. Sunday night's episode had 13.6 million viewers when it aired at 9pm, breaking the record set by the fourth-season premiere of The Sopranos in 2002, which had...

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