game of thrones ice spiders

In George R.R. Martin‘s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, he wrote a scene in which Bran Stark’s nanny, who’s nicknamed Old Nan, tells the little lord a story about The Long Night, a deadly period of Westerosi history in which a cold, hard winter fell that was “endless beyond all memory of man.” Old Nan explains that the terrifying White Walkers hunted with their “packs of pale white spiders big as hounds.” A slightly altered version of the scene appeared in season one of HBO’s Game of Thrones, laying the groundwork for those icy eight-legged creatures to appear in the show at some point.

Now, with the eighth and final season set to debut in April, Martin has released our first-ever look at the ice spiders from his fantasy series. Take a look below. Read More »

Game of Thrones prequel show

With the final season of Game of Thrones nearly upon us, HBO is hard at work to keep the fantasy world alive in at least one prequel show. George R.R. Martin, the author who first crafted the elaborate fantasy worlds of Westeros and Essos on the page, is involved as a co-creator and executive producer of the upcoming series, and in a new interview, he shared some more details about the show – including a better idea of where it falls on the timeline compared to the original series.  Read More »

wild cards tv series

As Game of Thrones winds down to its final season, other networks and streaming services are eagerly jumping at the chance to build their own George R.R. Martin universe. Next in line is Hulu, which is set to develop not one, but two Wild Cards shows, based on the sci-fi series written by multiple authors and edited by Martin.

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Game of Thrones prequel title

George R.R. Martin, perpetual procrastinator and author of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, has not revealed the Game of Thrones prequel title for HBO’s upcoming series. Despite Martin’s claims and despite what you may have read elsewhere, The Long Night is not the official title for the new show. Read More »

nightflyers premiere

Even cable network shows are trying to make themselves as binge-able as possible. Syfy has set a unique multi-platform rollout for its new series Nightflyers, based on the novella by George R.R. Martin.

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game of thrones sets open

Winterfell is opening its doors to the masses. Finally, we unwashed peasants can traverse the great halls of Winterfell and the dank hallways of Castle Black with the launch of Game of Thrones Legacy, a tourist experience that opens the Northern Ireland sets of Game of Thrones to tourists. The Legacy experience will launch in 2019, which gives you ample time before the final season of Game of Thrones premieres sometime in spring 2019.

But, if you can’t afford a ticket to Ireland right at this moment, there’s another Game of Thrones-related purchase you can make while biding your time for the eighth and final season: more Funko Pops, including one of A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin. Maybe if you yell at his toy, he’ll write faster.

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game of thrones prequel

George R.R. Martin should probably get cracking on those still-unwritten Song of Ice and Fire books. Instead, he’s weighing-in on titles for the recently-announced Game of Thrones prequel spin-off coming to HBO. Below, Martin offers new details on the series, and suggests a possible Game of Thrones prequel title.

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George RR Martin Ice Dragon movie

We’re never going to get to read The Winds of Winter, are we?

George R.R. Martin, the author of the acclaimed A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy novels on which HBO’s Game of Thrones is based, has seemingly found every excuse not to finish the next novel in that series and has instead been attaching himself to a variety of entertainment projects that pull him away from his writing desk. Now we can add a new one to the pile: a report says Martin is producing an animated movie adaptation of his children’s novel The Ice Dragon for Warner Bros. Animation.
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nightflyers teaser

When George R.R. Martin‘s 1980 novella Nightflyers got its first feature film adaptation in 1987, the sci-fi film was the height of camp: low-budget, self-indulgent, and just plain weird. And though the cable network Syfy has a fair share of shows that embody exactly that kind of camp, its Nightflyers adaptation couldn’t be further from that description. The creepy, bloody, and freaky Nightflyers teaser gives us a glimpse of the serious and brooding Syfy take that Martin’s science-fiction horror story deserves.

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Wildling trailer

Attention, citizens: do not panic. It’s time for a trailer round-up. We’ve cast a wide net into the sea of trailers, and hauled back some keepers for you. Thank us later. Below you’ll see new trailers for the Syfy series Nighflyers, the horror movie Wildling, the TBS series The Last OG, the drama An Ordinary Man, the uplifting sports movie The Miracle Season and the Adventure Time series finale.

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