The past six seasons of Game of Thrones have all managed to spread their stories of love, lust, murder and war over uniform sets of 10 episodes each. Season seven's shaking things up a bit by cutting down its episode count down to seven (the Faith of the Seven will be pleased), but a new report says season eight will be even shorter.
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Today we got our first good look at Game of Thrones' seventh season, and boy howdy does it look like we're in for some dark times ahead. But while the trailer is suitably cryptic, if you've been paying close attention to the rumours surrounding this penultimate season, it paints an intriguing picture of the battles coming to Westeros.
As George RR Martin and HBO try to figure out which (and how many!) of the five Game of Thrones spin-offs they're working on a small group of indie filmmaker in Belfast have taken it upon themselves to make their own prequel, titled "The Wild Wolf", a short depicting Ned's doomed brother Brandon Stark and Catelyn Tully's betrothal, and Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish's fateful decision.
Even though Games of Thrones will conclude after its eighth season next year, HBO is currently developing a whole mess of new shows set in Westeros. In a new Livejournal post, though, George R.R. Martin sheds new light on the five pilot scripts in the works, and explains why he doesn't like calling the projects "spinoffs".
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword star Charlie Hunnam wants a second chance to be on Game of Thrones, after he said he turned down his last offer to guest on the show. I'm hoping GoT reconsiders because all I want is to see King Arthur show up in Westeros for no damn reason, even if it doesn't make sense in any world.
Game of Thrones isn't one to shy away from gutsy stunts, whether it's the epic horse skirmish in "Battle of the Bastards", or that stupid thing where we all watched ice melt to find out when season seven was coming. But all of them pale in comparison to what may be considered GoT's craziest stunt, which probably broke a world record... for setting people on fire.
Video: Exit polls from South Korea's presidential election indicate that liberal candidate Moon Jae-in will be the country's next leader. Although the latest election was done in the wake of a massive corruption scandal, at least one South Korean news service decided to have a bit of fun with the results.
Wonder Woman gets another new TV spot. It looks like Robert Zemeckis is definitely not directing The Flash. One major character will not be a part of any show in the Arrow universe next season. Plus, new pictures from Valerian and The Dark Tower, another Stan Lee cameo, and a new teaser for Twin Peaks. To me, my spoilers!
Game of Thrones has generally kept true to the original book series, but there are ways the show has strongly deviated from the source material (including most things after season five). For book fans who feel the show has gotten a few things wrong, there's another way to "see" the series in its original glory. Dynamite Entertainment has announced a continuation of its official A Song of Ice and Fire graphic novel series with the second book, A Clash of Kings.
Ever wonder what would happen if Daenerys orchestrated the Red Wedding, or if Arya Stark was the one who made the Mad King mad? Or, I don't know, if the secret ruler of the White Walkers was freaking Podrick Payne? One online generator lets you experiment with the coolest and wackiest Game of Thrones fan theories.