James Hibberd Archives

Sean Bean as Ned Stark in Game of Thrones
While promoting his latest AppleTV+ animated film, Wolfwalkers, Sean Bean, who played the Stark patriarch in season one, opened up about his experience to Entertainment Weekly's James Hibberd about the shocking death. Sean Bean as Ned Stark in Game of Thrones Image courtesy of HBO/WarnerMedia "It was horror and disbelief — that Joffrey changed his mind [about[...]
Game of Thrones: Liam Cunningham Balked at Davos Fawning of Missandei
In James Hibberd's behind-the-scenes book, "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon", it is revealed via Insider that executive producers and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss proposed Davos develop a crush on Dany's right-hand woman in Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) when they met in season seven Cunningham more than scoffed at the notion. LOS ANGELES – SEP 21:[...]
Game of Thrones Pranks Include Stark Sisters, Sunny’s Rob McElhenney
James Hibberd chronicled the stories behind the scenes of the HBO show going across eight seasons revealing to little-known to shocking revelations about the cast The author offered snippets from "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon" to Entertainment Weekly His most recent reveal was the pranks some of the cast and crew endured in a chapter[...]
Game of Thrones: George R. R. Martin Reveals Least Favorite TV Scene
James Hibberd, who chronicled the behind-the-scenes tales of all eight seasons of HBO's fantasy epic in "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon" discussed the scene that caused King Robert Baratheon's mortal wounding in Entertainment Weekly In the books and the TV series, a boar hunt is what ultimately downed the rotund monarch, but the scale is what[...]
Game of Thrones Creators Explain Why They Excluded Lady Stoneheart
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 the decision in Entertainment Weekly. The origins of Lady Stoneheart is she is the resurrected form of Catelyn Stark, played by Michelle Fairley in Game of Thrones In the book, she was resurrected[...]