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"Star Wars": Benioff and Weiss Reportedly Wanted to Explore the Origins of the Jedi

Two days ago everyone was surprised to learn that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss decided to step away from the Star Wars trilogy they were hired to write back in February 2018. Since then there have been some interesting reactions from all corners of the internet with plenty of people deciding that Star Wars is clearly […]

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David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Have Stepped Away From Star Wars

Oh dear indeed. Just under two years ago it was announced that that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were going to helm their own trilogy of Star Wars movies. At the time the reaction was pretty mixed overall but people were generally pretty positive about this new development. However, this was also a little […]

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"Game of Thrones" Creators David Benioff, D.B. Weiss Sign Exclusive Netflix Deal

When the smoke settled on "The Battle of the Six Studios" cleared, there could be only one – only one to sign Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to an exclusive global deal to write, produce and direct new series and films. That winner? Netflix, with sources reporting to Deadline […]


HBO's Casey Bloys on Watchmen: "Very, Very High Hopes"; on Confederate: "No Change"

HBO programming president Casey Bloys updated the media on two very different, polarizing projects during their Television Critics Association's (TCA) executive session on Wednesday: Damon Lindelof's authorized adaptation "remix" of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' 1986 limited comic book series Watchmen; and alternate history fiction series Confederate, from Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm […]


The Weekly Static s01e26: Gronkowski, Gaiman, MLK, and More!

I want these words to make things right, but isn't it the wrongs that make the words come to life? I mean, who does he think he is? Cause if that's the worst you got, better put your fingers back to the key. Cause it's one night and one more time, but thanks for the […]

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Did Star Wars Just Hit HBO's Confederate with a Force Choke?

While Star Wars fans might still be scratching their heads over whether or not to be excited over news that Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been tapped to write and produce a new series of Star Wars films, two people who are definitely excited? Benioff and Weiss – but maybe […]

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HBO Taps Game Of Thrones's Bryan Cogman To Pen Fifth Prequel Series

With Game of Thrones looking to end its series run next year with a six-episode eighth season, HBO has apparently commissioned a fifth Game of Thrones prequel series penned by show writer/co-executive producer Bryan Cogman. Cogman joins the four previously announced writers who are each working on their own Thrones prequel series: Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull […]

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Game Of Thrones Hits Series High, In Spite Of Leaked Episode

Game of Thrones did pretty well on Sunday night, in spite of the hackers who seem hell-bent on leaking info. The HBO series, now in it's seventh season, hit an all-time viewership high with 10.2 million people tuning in for Spoils of War, the fourth episode of the penultimate season. The previous series high was […]


With Such Severe Backlash, Is 'Confederate' HBO's 'Secret Empire'?

Ever since HBO announced Confederate, an alt-history show wherein the South wins the Civil War, by Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, the pushback against the show hasn't seemed to stop. In the announcement, it was made clear that a part of the premise will be that slavery will still exist in the show. Many people have firmly […]

Winter Made Summer For Game of Thrones Season Seven

HBO has finally answered some key questions about the seventh season of Game of Thrones: the number of episodes and when to expect them. According to a press release from the cable outlet, the season will consist of seven episodes — directed by the likes of Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa, Matt Shakman and Alan Taylor […]

Winter May Delay The Next Season Of Game Of Thrones

According to The Watchers on the Wall, Games of Thrones may be delayed due to the coming of Winter into the story. The site points to an interview with executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss the UFC Unfiltered podcast, who said they have delayed the start of production on the next season because they […]

Game Of Thrones Producers Discuss Plan For Final Seasons

For some time, Game of Thrones producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have expressed an interest in producing fewer episodes of the series as it enters its endgame. And it seems they'll be getting their way. In an interview with Deadline, Benioff said their plan was always to round out George R.R. Martin's A Song […]

Game Of Thrones Season Seven May Be Seven Episodes Long

While it is still unclear how long Game of Thrones' final years will run, one voice appears clear on next year being shorter. Director Jack Bender — who helmed the most recent two episodes — told Vanity Fair (via TV Guide) that he is unsure if he will return to direct any season seven episodes […]

The Blackfish And Other Forgotten Game Of Thrones Characters Remembered

The return of Balon Greyjoy and the Iron Isles on Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones was one attempt to tie up loose ends the series introduced in the early episodes of the program. But Balon is not the only character left dangling over the course of the series's run. Here are a few others […]

Game Of Thrones Renewed For Season Seven; Finale Plans Unclear

Entertainment Weekly reports that HBO has officially renewed Game of Thrones for a seventh season. That renewal seemed inevitable. But the real question of whether or not the premium cable outlet is amenable to executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss's wish to end the series with abbreviated seventh and eighth seasons remains. As reported […]

Game Of Thrones May Be Down To Thirteen Episodes After Season Six

While the sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones has yet to debut, word comes that the series may be nearing its final stretch. "I think we're down to our final thirteen episodes after this season," executive producer David Benioff told Variety. "That's the guess, though nothing is yet set in stone." The plan may […]

George R R Martin Talks Maggy's Prophecy And More From Game Of Thrones

The first has the showrunners D B Weiss and David Benioff talking about the important moments from the episode, then we have creator George R R Martin talking about the prophecy and what it means for Cersei Lannister and finally Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) and Ciarán Hinds (Mance Rayder) talking about the mercy killing.Game of Thrones[...]