how many seasons of game of thrones

Michael Lombardo, president of programming for HBO, just gave an executive session to the Television Critics Association. Here are some of the questions he’s answering about Game of ThronesTrue Detective, and the upcoming Westworld. One question fans have wondered about is how many seasons of Game of Thrones we might see. When asked if the show was intending to wrap after seven seasons, Lombardo said it looks like Game of Thrones will probably go for eight seasons. Read More »

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Hunger Game of Thrones

As if Jon Snow didn’t have enough to deal with already, he’s now become the target of a coordinated attack by Katniss Everdeen. A new mashup video combines The Hunger Games with Game of Thrones, replacing President Snow with Jon Snow. Alliser Thorne would probably approve of the results. Watch The Hunger Game of Thrones after the jump.

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Game of Thrones visual effects breakdown

The fifth season of Game of Thrones has been done for barely over a month, but fans are undoubtedly already looking forward to the sixth season, hoping that one beloved character killed off at the end of last season will make a return. Even though one of the Game of Thrones directors confirmed the death of this character to President Obama, recent rumblings seem to confirm that the character probably isn’t really gone.

Anyway, we’ve got plenty of time to learn more about the sixth season of Game of Thrones over the next year. For now, why not take a look back at one of the more impressive elements of the fifth season: the visual effects. Some of the visual effects are merely scene extensions while others are used to create entire shots.

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Game of Thrones - Hardhome

In this bonus episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss developments that have occurred since the show last aired: an update on Jon Snow Hair Watch, Emmy nomination reactions, directors for the new season, details of a potential season 1 recap podcast, plus a report on this year’s Comic-Con panel. Be sure to purchase T-shirts for A Cast of Kings at 2Sleevetees before time runs out at the end of the month!

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Scott C Game of Thrones Great Showdowns

When fans think of HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones, they don’t usually think of words like cute or adorable. But they will once they see characters from the show put together for artist Scott C.‘s popular Great Showdowns art series.

Scott C. already has a couple books out with Great Showdowns pieces, featuring illustrations of some of the most iconic character match-ups in film and television done in such a charming way. And at Comic-Con he unveiled a whole slew of drawings with characters from Game of Thrones. If you’re a fan of the show and Scott C.s artwork, these are great.

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Sword in the Stone live-action movie remake planned

That helpful guide to Disney’s animated remakes, spin-offs and sequels we reblogged over this weekend is already outdated. Walt Disney Pictures is developing a live-action feature film remake of their 1963 animated fantasy film Sword in the Stone with Game of Thrones writer/producer Brian Cogman working on the screenplay.

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Game of Thrones - Kit Harington as Jon Snow

Even before the big cliffhanger at the end of Season 5, Jon Snow was the subject of one of Game of Thrones‘ most enduring fan theories. Now some new shooting and casting info suggests we could finally get confirmation on said theory in the upcoming sixth season. Hit the jump to find out what it means for the show (and be warned that spoilers follow).  Read More »

Game of Thrones visual effects

It’s no secret that the visual effects of feature films are usually vastly superior to that of television. The budget for feature films is infinitely bigger, and television shows have much less time to finish visual effects in post-production since they’re on a much tighter schedule and last much longer than movies.

However, when a show becomes successful, that means more money can be spent to make it look better and better, and in the case of Game of Thrones, things have clearly improved over five seasons. A new video explores the evolution of visual effects on the HBO fantasy series, and it’s not hard to see how much better they are now.

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Game of Thrones S4 - Bran Stark

Game of Thrones didn’t reveal any new cast members at Comic-Con this year, but we do have word on one old cast member who’s ready to come back. Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark, has confirmed he’ll return for Season 6 after sitting out Season 5. Read Hempstead-Wright’s comments on the Game of Thrones Season 6 Bran plans after the jump.  Read More »