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Watch Jason Momoa's Frightening 'Game of Thrones' Audition Tape

Watch Jason Momoa's Frightening 'Game of Thrones' Audition Tape

It's no wonder that Jason Momoa was cast as Khal Drogo.

The actor appeared on the first season of HBO's Game of Thrones, and his initial audition tape for the show has just now gone viral. 

In the clip, Momoa doesn't say any lines from the show but instead breaks out into a haka, which is a battle cry or dance of the Maori people of New Zealand.

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'Game of Thrones': Key Characters Not in Season 5, Says Star

'Game of Thrones': Key Characters Not in Season 5, Says Star

Unpredictable as it is, Game of Thrones has a few constants: death, betrayal and regular shouts of "Hodor!"

But it appears that last one won't be true of season five, with Hodor actor Kristian Nairn saying his and Bran's (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) storyline won't be featured in the upcoming batch of episodes.

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Emmys: "Plagiarized Lines" and "Paying Sheldon $1M an Episode"

Emmys: "Plagiarized Lines" and "Paying Sheldon $1M an Episode"

Among the many jokes and quips that were made at Monday night's Emmy Awards, a few may have left some viewers scratching their heads.

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Emmys: Weird Al Takes on 'Game of Thrones' and 'Scandal' in His Latest Hilarious Parody

Emmys: Weird Al Takes on 'Game of Thrones' and 'Scandal' in His Latest Hilarious Parody

Wish theme songs had lyrics like in the good old days? "Weird Al" Yankovic has you covered — at least for this year's drama series nominees at the Emmys. 

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Emmys: 5 Ways 'Game of Thrones' Reigned Supreme This Year

Emmys: 5 Ways 'Game of Thrones' Reigned Supreme This Year

The grisly battle for the Iron Throne reached new highs in season four, with Game of Thrones amassing 18.6 million viewers for HBO and dethroning The Sopranos as the network’s most watched series ever. Season four also earned the show high marks from the TV Academy, which handed it 19 Emmy nominations, the most of any show this year.

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Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Cast Reveals Bloopers and New Stars (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Cast Reveals Bloopers and New Stars (Video)

Game of Thrones fans suffering from withdrawal, here is your much-needed taste of season five.

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Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Casts Key Season 5 Characters

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Casts Key Season 5 Characters

Game of Thrones is bringing in plenty of new players on for season five.

Fans still mourning the late Prince Oberyn (Pedro Pascal), take comfort: Plenty of his family will be popping up in the new season, and they all seem to love weapons as much as he did.

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'Game of Thrones' Favorite Boards ABC's 'Resurrection'

'Game of Thrones' Favorite Boards ABC's 'Resurrection'

Game of Thrones' Catelyn Stark is rising from the dead. Well, sort of.

Actress Michelle Fairley has booked a season-long arc on ABC's sophomore drama Resurrection, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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HBO Execs Talk 'True Detective' Casting, 'Game of Thrones' Future

HBO Execs Talk 'True Detective' Casting, 'Game of Thrones' Future

Hot off their 99 Emmy nominations, HBO CEO Richard Plepler and his programming president Michael Lombardo took the stage Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour to a barrage of questions.

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'Game of Thrones': 10,000 Extras Apply for Season 5

'Game of Thrones': 10,000 Extras Apply for Season 5

The competition to land a spot on Game of Thrones season five is even fiercer than a battle with The Mountain.

PHOTOS 'Game of Thrones': 20 Best Quotes

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How George R.R. Martin Ended Up in 'Gay of Thrones' (Video)

How George R.R. Martin Ended Up in 'Gay of Thrones' (Video)

George R.R. Martin surprised Game of Thrones fans this week — and we're not talking about Sunday's shocking finale.

The author made a surprise, last-minute cameo in Gay of Thrones, Funny or Die's Thrones recap series in which a hair stylist recounts (to varying degrees of accuracy) the happenings of the HBO series' latest episode.

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'Game of Thrones': Where Will Season 5 Go?

'Game of Thrones': Where Will Season 5 Go?

Game of Thrones has ended for now, and though the finale's departed characters are barely in their graves, what's the harm in looking ahead to season five?

The showrunners, directors and writers have dropped hints during previous interviews with The Hollywood Reporter, and we've compiled the best of them below.

1. Cersie will be "pissed off"

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'Game of Thrones' Finale: Tyrion Dominates Twitter Conversation

'Game of Thrones' Finale: Tyrion Dominates Twitter Conversation

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's Game of Thrones season finale, "The Children"]

Game of Thrones' lit up Twitter like wildfire Sunday — and though the season four finale saw the Lannisters lose their head, the family was the big winner on Twitter.

Lannister characters were mentioned more than 100,000 times with Tyrion notching the most (45,509) and his Tywin coming in second at (26,539). The numbers are courtesy of ListenFirst Media.

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'Game of Thrones' Director on Finale Shockers and the 'Dark Place' Season 5 Is Headed (Q&A)

'Game of Thrones' Director on Finale Shockers and the 'Dark Place' Season 5 Is Headed (Q&A)

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's Game of Thrones season finale, "The Children."]

Director Alex Graves unveiled his Game of Thrones finale on Sunday.

After directing four episodes this season and tackling some of the year's toughest scenes, he says the deaths of Shae and Tywin were the "hardest emotionally" for him.

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