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‘House of the Dragon’ Star Matt Smith Says He Questioned Whether All of His Sex Scenes Were Needed

Matt Smith admits to having wondered whether HBO’s highly anticipated series House of the Dragon is a bit steamier than necessary. In a new interview with British Rolling Stone, the actor, who plays Prince Daemon Targaryen, discussed the sex scenes in the Game of Thrones prequel series that is based on parts of George R.R. […]

George R.R. Martin Tests Positive for COVID-19, Misses ‘House of the Dragon’ Premiere

George R.R. Martin missed the glitzy premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon in Los Angeles on Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19. Speaking at the premiere, HBO and HBO Max’s chief content officer Casey Bloys revealed the news of Martin’s positive test. “I was going to start today by […]

‘House of the Dragon’ at Comic-Con: Team Talks Surprises, Living Up to ‘Game of Thrones’

The team behind House of the Dragon, HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series, has a lot to say about what fans can expect. During their Saturday panel at San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H, stars including Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke and Paddy Considine, in addition to Blood & Fire author George R.R. Martin, whose book […]

George R.R. Martin, Emilia Clarke Reveal Jon Snow Spinoff Details

There are new details about the Game of Thrones sequel series in development that’s centered around Jon Snow. Saga creator George R.R. Martin and Thrones stars Emilia Clarke and Gwendoline Christie all weighed in on the project, which The Hollywood Reporter exclusively broke last week. Writing on his blog, Martin revealed the project’s working title […]

The 30-Year Journey to AMC’s Groundbreaking Native American Drama ‘Dark Winds’

Nine miles outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the red-brown foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, is an old casino surrounded by curious artifacts. A crashed helicopter, a couple of 1970s-era police cars and some dome-shaped dwellings dot the landscape of sandstone bluffs and savannah grasslands. This land belongs to the Tesuque Pueblo people, […]

George R.R. Martin Gives ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequels Update, Reveals Titles

Author George R.R. Martin gave a significant update on the Game of Thrones prequels Wednesday, including reveals of their updated titles. In addition, Martin discussed his progress on his long-awaited novel The Winds of Winter and gave his reaction to early cuts of the upcoming Thrones prequel House of the Dragon. The Nymeria series in […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin to Launch Marvel Comics Series

George R.R. Martin is joining forces with Marvel Comics. The Game of Thrones author is bringing his Wild Cards stories to the hallowed comic imprint. Marvel is adapting Martin’s first Wild Cards book, which kicked off a long-running anthology series in 1987 with stories by Martin, Howard Waldrop and Roger Zelazny. “As my fans may […]

Dominic Orlando, Writer on ‘Mindhunter,’ ‘The OA’ and ‘Them,’ Dies at 57

Dominic Orlando, a playwright turned TV writer-producer who worked on the shows Nightflyers, Mindhunter, The OA and Them, died Nov. 17 in Washington of complications from cancer, a CAA spokesperson announced. He was 57. Born in Brooklyn on Christmas Day in 1963, Orlando co-founded the New York-based No Pants Theater Company, whose mission was to […]

George R.R. Martin Talks Quitting Comics, Collecting Toy Knights on ‘Stuff Dreams Are Made Of’ Podcast

Reboots and rebirths are a divisive fact of modern comics publishing. One person who is not a fan is Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin. In fact, it’s something that made him quit reading comics altogether. “There’s an implied contract between the reader and the writer when you’re reading something,” Martin tells David Mandel, […]

The Decades-Long Road Behind AMC’s ‘Dark Winds’ Native American Drama Series

The story of how a Native American film director, an iconic actor and the writer of Game of Thrones teamed for an AMC series based on the Dark Wind novels goes back decades. In 1979, Thrones author George R.R. Martin moved to New Mexico and met Dark Wind writer Tony Hillerman, who hosted a monthly […]

Graham Roland, Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin Making ‘Dark Winds’ Series Starring Zahn McClarnon

AMC has greenlit an ambitious new crime drama based on a beloved book series and with several heavy hitting talents attached. The network has ordered Dark Winds, which is based on author Tony Hillerman’s iconic Leaphorn & Chee books, which follow two Navajo police officers in the 1970s Southwest. The series is created and executive […]

George R.R. Martin Signs Massive Five-Year Overall Deal With HBO (Exclusive)

The 'Game of Thrones' author strikes a long-term deal with HBO worth mid-eight figures.