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Game of Thrones Creators’ Reflect on Season 8’s Coffee Cup-gate
James Hibberd's book "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon" chronicled all eight seasons of the long-running series with behind-the-scenes stories and talked to creators and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss about the incident (via The Hollywood Reporter). Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen with a coffee cup in Game of Thrones episode "The Last of the Starks"[...]
Game of Thrones Pranks Include Stark Sisters, Sunny’s Rob McElhenney
They started crying." "Then they came to the real wrap party and cried through that — because they thought they might never see each other again," showrunner Dan Weiss adds. The story with the original pilot was the cast and crew held a wrap party not knowing if they would ever see each other again should[...]
Game of Thrones Creators Explain Why They Excluded Lady Stoneheart
David Benioff and Dan Weiss, creators of the television series whose name is adopted from book one of Martin's novels, made the executive decision to take the character out for multiple reasons James Hibberd chronicled the behind-the-scenes stories of the HBO series in his upcoming book "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon" provided the background behind[...]
2 Petitions to Remove 'Game of Thrones' Writers from 'Star Wars' Launch
While fans the world over are highly torn over the series finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, many eyes are turning to the next project for co-creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss– a film in a galaxy far, far away. Dan Weiss and David BenioffPhoto by Suzi Pratt via Wikimedia Commons As confirmed by Bob Iger, the next Star Wars film following Star Wars:[...]
HBO Stopping 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Screeners To Avoid Leaks, Dares To Dream
Acknowledging that Games of Thrones is both their most popular (and expensive) series of all time and the most illegally downloaded series internationally, HBO and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss are doing everything possible to avoid leaks and preserve storylines. It's usually standard practice for a network to give critics early access to episodes of their shows,[...]
Game Of Thrones Adds Flashbacks To New Season
That is soon going to change. David Benioff and Dan Weiss revealed the change during a Q&A with film students in Spain Here is the roughly translated quote which was not attributed to a particular producer: "By making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams or flashbacks We failed the first two and this season[...]