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Rudy Giuliani says his 'trial by combat' comment during Trump's January 6 rally was a 'Game of Thrones' reference, not a call to violence

Giuliani told reporter Brett Samuels that he was referencing "Game of Thrones" - which he called the "famous documentary about fictitious medieval England" - when he called for "trial by combat." Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photos President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani told The Hill on Tuesday that he was referencing "Game of Thrones" when he told a crowd at Trump's January 6 "Save America" rally that "we will have a trial by combat." "I was referencing the kind of trial that took place f...
Tags: Politics, England, Entertainment, Congress, Washington, White House, Trends, Gop, United States, House, Game Of Thrones, Giuliani, Mccarthy, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Capitol

Take a look inside 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke's California house, which sold for $4.4 million

Emilia Clarke's property was designed with privacy in mind. Neue Focus/Douglas Elliman, C Flanigan/Getty Images Neue Focus/Douglas Elliman, C Flanigan/Getty Images "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke has just sold her Venice, California property for $4.4 million, Fox Business first reported. The property has a 30-foot pool, and the ground floor is entirely open plan. The house is close to the beach and was designed with privacy in mind, realtors Douglas Elliman said in the listing. Sc...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, Entertainment, California, Trends, Features, House, Clarke, Game Of Thrones, Venice, Emilia Clarke, Fox Business, Venice California, Douglas Elliman, Pinnacle Estate Properties, Grace Dean

HBO Chief Doesn’t Think ‘Game of Thrones’ Franchise Will Get as Big as Marvel or ‘Star Wars’

Casey Bloys, the chief content officer for HBO and HBO Max, does not think the Game of Thrones franchise will grow to the size of the sprawling, interconnected universes that Marvel Studios has established in its superhero storytelling or that Lucasfilm is aiming for with its Star Wars franchise. In a new interview, Bloys seems doubtful that the rich world established in the mega-hit fantasy series could sustain that many stories, but hints that more shows like the upcoming prequel series House...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Game Of Thrones, Lucasfilm, Naomi Watts, Marvel Studios, Westeros, Casey Bloys, Essos, Bloys, J Clarkson, Jane Goldman Kick Ass, Variety Bloys

Game of Thrones: HBO Open to More Spinoffs After House of the Dragon

Game of Thrones: HBO Open to More Spinoffs After House of the Dragon In a recent interview with Variety, HBO Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys opened up about the future of the Game of Thrones franchise following the 2022 debut of their first prequel spinoff House of the Dragon. He confirmed that the upcoming prequel won’t be the only Game of Thrones spinoff that they will be producing as he believes that the fantasy drama’s world has limitless potential waiting to explored. “Those are fanta...
Tags: Hbo, England, TV, Movies, House, BAFTA, Game Of Thrones, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, George R R Martin, Belfast Northern Ireland, Craig Mazin, Casey Bloys, Variety HBO, Bloys, Valyria

House of the Dragon: Matt Smith & Olivia Cooke Join GOT Prequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW House of the Dragon: Matt Smith & Olivia Cooke Join GOT Prequel According to Deadline, Emmy-nominated actor Matt Smith (Doctor Who, The Crown), Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel, Ready Player One) and Emma D’Arcy (Truth Seekers) have officially been tapped for the leading roles in HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon. In addition, Danny Sapani (Penny Dreadful) is reportedly in talks for a key role with Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel and Greg Yaitanes se...
Tags: Hbo, UK, England, TV, Movies, TV News, Game Of Thrones, Smith, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, George R R Martin, Cooke, Aegon, Denis Villenueve, Belfast Northern Ireland, Olivia Cooke

Matt Smith and Olivia Cooke Join Game of Thrones Prequel House of the Dragon

This dance (of the dragons) card is starting to fill up. Ready Player One’s Olivia Cooke, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith, and Truth Seekers’ Emma D’Arcy have signed onto HBO’s next journey into Westeros: House of the Dragon. It’s about the fall of Targaryen empire, which led to the rise of the Mother of Dragons.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Targaryen, Olivia Cooke, Truth Seekers, Emma Darcy, House of the Dragon, Emma D'Arcy

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series ‘House of the Dragon’ Casts Matt Smith and Olivia Cooke

House of the Dragon, HBO’s much-hyped Game of Thrones prequel show, has just secured three more lead actors. Matt Smith (Doctor Who, The Crown), Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One), and Emma D’Arcy (Truth Seekers) are about to take a trip to Westeros to star in a story set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. Read on for details about which characters they’ll be playing. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smith, Cooke, and D’Arcy have just become the latest Game of Thrones prequel s...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Fantasy, Game Of Thrones, Smith, Edgar Wright, Matt Smith, Soho, Cooke, Westeros, Olivia Cooke

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ Adds Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy

“Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon” has found more Targaryens. The HBO series has added three more key players to its cast: Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy and Matt Smith. Cooke, known from Amazon’s “Sound of Metal,” is set to star as Alicent Hightower, the daughter of Hand of the King Otto Hightower who […]
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, News, Game Of Thrones, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, House of the Dragon, Alicent Hightower, Emma D'Arcy, Cooke Emma D Arcy, Matt Smith Cooke, Otto Hightower

10 Fantasy Tropes That Are Quite Magical (and 5 That Deserve the Chopping Block)

There’s a reason fantasy has existed for thousands of years. It could be the story of a princess kissing a frog, a fairy hiding in the trees, or a magical lotus lantern. These are stories that have filled our hearts and homes for generations. Many of them tend to use the same storytelling tropes, but that’s because…Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Fantasy, Once Upon A Time, Tropes, Game Of Thrones, Magic, Witches, Lord Of The Rings, Jrr Tolkien, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, George Rr Martin, Elves, Labyrinth, Chosen Ones

Updates From Spider-Man 3, Hawkeye, and More

Scream 5 promises bucket loads of blood. Rosewell shores up its cast for the next season. The walking dead will continue to be feared as Fear the Walking Dead picks up a seventh season. Plus, a tiny few new details from Superman & Lois, and a new Star Trek: Discovery clip teases just what’s going wrong with Phillipa…Read more...
Tags: Science, Game Of Thrones, Hawkeye, Fear The Walking Dead, Roswell, Phillipa, Rosewell, Star Trek Discovery, Spider Man 3, Scream 5, Superman and Lois, Superman Lois, House of the Dragon, Climate of the Hunter, Heart of Stone

‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-Off Concept Art: Meet the Dragons of ‘House of the Dragon’

Are you ready to get excited about Westeros again? After revealing the game-changing news about how Warner Bros. is going to handle releasing its film slate in 2021, WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar wasn’t done. No, he still had one more thing to unleash upon the world: the first ever concept art for House of the Dragon, the upcoming Game of Thrones spin-off show that’s intended to debut on HBO sometime in 2022. Check out the images below to see the new dragons that are set to appear in the show. ...
Tags: Hbo, England, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Spain, Northern Ireland, Adaptation, Game Of Thrones, Warner Bros, Jason Kilar, Paddy Considine, Concept Art, George R R Martin, Westeros, Targaryen

House of the Dragon: New Concept Art Gives First Look at GOT Spinoff’s Dragons

BEGIN SLIDESHOW House of the Dragon: New Concept Art Gives First Look at GOT Spinoff’s Dragons WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar has revealed new concept art for the Game of Thrones spinoff prequel series House of the Dragon, teasing the first look at the HBO series’ dragons (via TheWrap). You can check out photos now in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAd...
Tags: Hbo, UK, England, TV, Movies, TV News, BAFTA, Game Of Thrones, Jason Kilar, Paddy Considine, George R R Martin, Westeros, Aegon, Kilar, Viserys, Valyria

‘Stranger Things’ Adds Robert Englund, ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum and Six Others to Season 4 Cast

“Stranger Things” has added eight new players for its upcoming fourth season. The wildly popular Netflix show has cast Jamie Campbell Bower (“Sweeney Todd”), Eduardo Franco (“Booksmart”) and Joseph Quinn (“Catherine the Great”) as series regulars, as well as Robert Englund (best known for playing Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare on Elm Street”) among several […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Game Of Thrones, Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund, Stranger Things, Joseph Quinn Catherine the Great

Gift Set Spotlight: Game of Thrones in 4K

Disclaimer: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment requests that we note it provided a free copy of the set featured below for review purposes. The opinions I share are my own. “For the great families of Westeros, violence, deception and treachery — all for control of the Iron Throne — have played out in epic fashion over the course of eight exhilarating seasons. Based on the best-selling book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, this Emmy-winning series follows the driven inhab...
Tags: Amazon, Television, 4k, Army, Game Of Thrones, Belfast, Headsup, Blu-ray, Dvd, Dolby Atmos, George R R Martin, Conan O Brien, Westeros, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment, Jeanie Finlay, Warner Brothers Game of Thrones

Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke to Voice Terry Pratchett Adaptation ‘The Amazing Maurice’

Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie (“House”) and “Game of Thrones” actor Emilia Clarke will be part of the voice cast for animated feature “The Amazing Maurice.” The voice cast also includes David Thewlis (“Wonder Woman”), Himesh Patel (“Yesterday”), Gemma Arterton (“Vita & Virginia”) and Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”). Toby Genkel (“Two by Two: Overboard!”) and […]
Tags: News, Global, Game Of Thrones, Terry Pratchett, Emilia Clarke, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Maurice, Himesh Patel, Hugh Laurie House, Hugh Laurie Emilia Clarke, Gemma Arterton Vita Virginia, Hugh Bonneville Downton Abbey Toby Genkel

Everybody’s Making Sourdough in 2020 But My Sister's Is the Nerdiest

There are a few universal truths in this world. Water is wet, the Earth is round, and there will always be things your siblings do better than you. In my case, my older sister Christine Elderkin-Campos bakes delicious homemade sourdough. As if that weren’t enough, she’s also taken to stenciling her creations with…Read more...
Tags: Food, Cooking, Star Wars, Science, Interview, Disney, Earth, Bread, Game Of Thrones, Siblings, Baking, Yeast, Christine Elderkin Campos

‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunner David Benioff Explains Why Pedro Pascal Was the Perfect Red Viper

If you’re a fan of Pedro Pascal — the star of the Disney Plus series “The Mandalorian,” and the cover subject of the Oct. 14 issue of Variety — odds are high the first time you learned about the actor was during his run on Season 4 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Pascal played Oberyn […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Game Of Thrones, David Benioff, Pedro Pascal

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series ‘House of the Dragon’ Moves Away From Northern Ireland, Will Film in England Instead

It’s the end of an era. Game of Thrones used the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland as its home base for all eight seasons of its run on HBO, and the expectation was that any prequel or spin-off shows would continue to shoot there. (Another prequel did film there, but that show wasn’t picked up.) But now Westeros will be created in another country altogether: according to a new report, the upcoming prequel series House of the Dragon will shift its home base away from Northern Ireland over to E...
Tags: Hbo, England, London, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Spain, House, Northern Ireland, Adaptation, Game Of Thrones, Dragon, Belfast, Warner Bros, Paddy Considine, Westeros

House of the Dragon Gets a Different Filming Location than Game of Thrones

House of the Dragon Gets a Different Filming Location than Game of Thrones According to Winter is Coming, HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon is expected to film in a whole new different location than the original series. The network also confirmed that they’re indeed moving from GOT’s main-based location Belfast, Northern Ireland to England, specifically at Leavesden Studios in Watford, where Matt Reeves’ The Batman is also currently filming. All eight seasons ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, England, TV, Movies, TV News, Game Of Thrones, Belfast, Watford, Naomi Watts, Paddy Considine, George R R Martin, Aegon, Belfast Northern Ireland, Matt Reeves, ComingSoon

‘Game of Thrones’ Co-Executive Producer Vince Gerardis Sets Up Italian Production Company CIAO (EXCLUSIVE)

“Game of Thrones” co-executive producer Vince Gerardis is setting up a production company in Italy, Variety has learned. The new venture, dubbed CIAO, or Creatività Italiana Americana Organizzata, is the latest move from the Miami-based executive, who specializes in packaging and selling large-scale, world-building film and television projects based on literary properties. Gerardis is in […]
Tags: News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Italy, Game Of Thrones, Miami, Mia, Vince Gerardis

Pedro Pascal on Fame and ‘The Mandalorian’: ‘Can We Cut the S— and Talk About the Child?’

When Pedro Pascal was roughly 4 years old, he and his family went to see the 1978 hit movie “Superman,” starring Christopher Reeve. Pascal’s young parents had come to live in San Antonio after fleeing their native Chile during the rise of dictator Augusto Pinochet in the mid-1970s. Taking Pascal and his older sister to […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Chile, Game Of Thrones, San Antonio, Pascal, Augusto Pinochet, Pedro Pascal, Wonder Woman 1984, The Mandalorian, Christopher Reeve Pascal

Everything we know about Elden Ring, from story to combat

FromSoftware, the developers of Dark Souls and Sekiro, is teaming up with George RR Martin on the new game Elden Ring. Here's what we know about it so far.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, George R.r. Martin, FromSoftware, Souls, Sekiro, Elden Ring

Damn, It Sounds Like Game of Thrones Actually Improved on Something From the Upcoming Books

Game of Thrones might have been the most popular show on television for awhile, but nowadays it’s looked at as something of a mixed bag. This is mostly because of the final season, but other decisions in seasons six and seven contributed. Hodor’s swan song was not one of them but it turns out that’s partially thanks…Read more...
Tags: Books, Hbo, Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, A Song Of Ice And Fire, The Winds Of Winter, Daenerys Targaryen, Bryan Cogman, Hodor, A Dream Of Spring

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series ‘House of the Dragon’ Casts Paddy Considine

The “Game of Thrones” prequel series “House of the Dragon” at HBO has found its first cast member — English actor Paddy Considine. Variety has learned that Considine has signed on to star in the series in the role of King Viserys I, who chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Old King, […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Game Of Thrones, Paddy Considine, Westeros, Considine, House of the Dragon, Paddy Considine Variety

Paddy Considine Joins Game of Thrones Prequel House of the Dragon

Paddy Considine joins Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon After working with the star for the acclaimed miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider, HBO is teaming up with Paddy Considine once again as he has been cast for the forthcoming Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, according to Variety. RELATED: House of the Dragon: Game of Thrones Prequel Eyeing 2022 Debut PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; P...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Stephen King, TV News, Game Of Thrones, Paddy Considine, George R R Martin, Westeros, Aegon, Considine, TV Premiere, Jeff Kravitz FilmMagic, Viserys, Valyria, Amazon First

The 100 Series Finale Pulled a Game of Thrones and I'm Still Laughing

To be clear, The 100 tripped over its own feet, jumped 12 sharks, and shattered its reputation with viewers long before Game of Thrones boffed it. But the Game of Thrones finale has quickly become synonymous with missing the landing harder than a drunk gymnast on the vault so here we are, comparing the two after The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Game Of Thrones, Cw, Eliza Taylor, The 100, Alycia Debnam Carey, Marie Avgeropoulos, Finale, Bob Morley

We’ve Got A File On You: Matt Berninger

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. More »
Tags: Music, Hunger Games, Barack Obama, Game Of Thrones, Bob's Burgers, Nancy, Scott Aukerman, Matt Berninger, Phoebe Bridgers, El Vy, The National, Brent Knopf, Zach Galifianakis, Walter Martin, Demi Moore, Sharon Jones

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Didn’t Include Lady Stoneheart, According to the Showrunners

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels contain dozens of jaw-dropping moments, many of which were adapted into HBO’s Game of Thrones. But for years, fans have wondered why one major reveal – the existence of a character called Lady Stoneheart – was not included in the show. Now, more than a year after the controversial final season, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have given three reasons why they didn’t incorporate her into the action. I started reading A Song of Ice an...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Adaptation, Game Of Thrones, Jon Snow, Michelle, Martin, George, George R R Martin, Weiss, David-Benioff, Michelle Fairley, Benioff

Winter Is Coming: How To Keep Local Franchise And Small Business Closings To A Minimum

New Post From The Franchise King®  Are you a fan of Game of Thrones?If so, you know about the phrase, “Winter is Coming.”But if you’re like me and you didn’t watch the series, you need to know the meaning of the phrase.From Game of Thrones Wiki:“’Winter Is Coming’” is the motto of House Stark, one of the Great Houses of Westeros. The meaning behind these words is one of warning and constant vigilance.”  In other words, “it more generally expresses the sentiment that there are always da...
Tags: Small Business, Sales, Economy, Game Of Thrones, George R R Martin, Franchise Business

Jon Snow's Resurrection Is Why Lady Stoneheart Never Came to Game of Thrones

Sorry, Thrones fans. Only one Stark-affiliated resurrection per series. No take-backsies.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, David Benioff, Db Weiss, Lady Stoneheart, Catelyn Stark, Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon