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Kit Harington Praises ‘House of the Dragon’ for Being “Its Own Thing”

Kit Harington is offering his assessment of the new Game of Thrones prequel series, House of the Dragon. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada from Toronto International Film Festival, where the actor is promoting his film Baby Ruby, he weighed in on the new HBO project that has so far aired three episodes. Harington, […]

‘House of the Dragon’ Viral VFX Error to Be Corrected by HBO

A visual effects flub from the latest episode of House of the Dragon will soon be made right by HBO. During the Game of Thrones prequel series’ third episode, entitled “Second of His Name,” which aired Sunday, viewers spotted a VFX gaffe during a scene featuring King Viserys, as played by Paddy Considine. The character […]

‘House of the Dragon’ Just “Fixed” George R.R. Martin’s Least Favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ Scene

By and large, author George R.R. Martin was extremely happy with the debut season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. The casting process — in which he actively participated — discovered so many ideal unknowns, the show handled some of his iconic moments perfectly (“The death of Ned Stark could not have been done better,” Martin […]

‘House of the Dragon’ Shake-Up: Co-Showrunner Miguel Sapochnik Leaving Hit Series (Exclusive)

There’s been a big shake-up inside House of the Dragon: The HBO fantasy drama’s co-showrunner and director Miguel Sapochnik is stepping down from the freshly launched hit series. Sources say Sapochnik is exiting the show after pouring an exhausting three years of effort into the Game of Thrones prequel. Dragon co-creator Ryan Condal will now serve as […]

‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

It’s the battle of the epic fantasies. Nearly two weeks following the release of HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon comes the equally anticipated The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, a prequel from Amazon Prime Video that takes place thousands of years before the events depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s […]

‘The Invitation’ Star Nathalie Emmanuel Shares How Test Screenings Added to the Ending and Her ‘Army of the Dead’ Universe Future

[The following story contains spoilers for The Invitation.] The Invitation was Nathalie Emmanuel’s first time being number one on a major studio film’s call sheet, and now she can say that she’s led her first number-one movie at the domestic box office. Jessica M. Thompson’s supernatural horror film opened with $7 million, which was enough […]

‘House of the Dragon’ Renewed for Season 2 at HBO After Premiere Ratings Blowout

It’s official: Game of Thrones is a bona fide franchise. HBO has just renewed House of the Dragon for a second season. The move came relatively quickly following the series premiere of Dragon on Sunday, which delivered 10 million viewers overnight — an HBO record for a series opener and roughly on par with the […]

‘Samaritan’ Review: Sylvester Stallone in Amazon’s Silly Superhero Flick

The veteran star plays an aging vigilante with special powers in this film co-starring Dascha Polanco.

Paddy Considine on ‘House of the Dragon’: “I’ve Been Waiting for a Role Like This”

Paddy Considine remembers the time an acting coach gave him a perfect example of how to not play a king.  Considine — best known for his roles on Peaky Blinders and In America — recalled how an acting student came onto a stage playing a king with all the majestic self-importance that he could possibly […]

Why Matt Smith Was Reluctant to Take ‘House of the Dragon’ Role 

When House of the Dragon producers first began to contemplate casting an actor to play the pivotal role of Daemon Targaryen — a mercurial and enigmatic prince — one name kept popping up.  “We were like: ‘Matt Smith would be interesting,’” recalls Miguel Sapochnik, who is showrunner on HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series along with […]

‘House of the Dragon’: Here’s What the Small Council’s Balls Are For

You probably noticed the balls.  The premiere episode of House of the Dragon included a few scenes with King Viserys’ Small Council of advisors in the Red Keep. Unlike HBO’s Game of Thrones, each member of the royal council in the prequel series had a different colored stone in front of them on a marble […]

Where to Watch ‘House of the Dragon’ Online

The 'Game of Thrones' prequel series takes place 200 years before the original show — if you missed the big premiere, here's everything you need to know about how to watch the new show, plus official merch to shop.