Most Game of Thrones viewers could explain the politics of Westeros with more familiarity than their own country, but this week’s historic and controversial Brexit vote might just bridge the gap in an alarming way. Pulling Northern Ireland out of the European Union might have a detrimental effect on the final two Game of Thrones seasons, one of many productions affected by the move.
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Game of Thrones ratings haven’t quite outpaced the Season 6 premiere, where everyone and their mother understandably tuned in for a potential Jon Snow return, but Sunday’s “Battle of the Bastards” will likely come close. Reports suggest the epic showdown will continue a trend bringing Season 6 to 23 million viewers across all platforms, a new high for the series.
Following a year’s worth of anticipation, Game of Thrones Season 6 will finally come to an end this Sunday by the extended “Winds of Winter” finale. HBO has proven more hush-hush than ever, but grab a taste of the fiery (or wintery?) end in the official Season 6 finale photos!
Days ahead of the Season 6 finale, Game of Thrones fans don’t yet know how many more episodes lie ahead in Seasons 7 or 8, but that isn’t stopping the cast from cashing in. A new report suggests the bigger Game of Thrones stars are in for a major payday in the final seasons, simultaneously laying to rest theories of which character dies in “The Winds of Winter.”
Now that the dust has settled on Game of Thrones’ big “Battle of the Bastards,” production has gone in-depth with near-every aspect of the 30-minute battle sequence. Well, almost. Fans certainly noticed a peculiar omission, to which director Miguel Sapochnik explains why one favorite fighter curiously ghosted the battle.
Welcome to “Recapping the Realm,” where each week ScreenCrush senior editor Erin Whitney is joined by Tyler McCarthy and Kelly Lawler for a SPOILER-filled discussion of the latest Game of Thrones. This week, Erin, Tyler, and Kelly discuss “Battle of the Bastards” (full episode review here). Tyler is an Assistant Managing Editor at Odyssey. You can tweet at him at @TylerMcCarthy. Kelly is an Entertainment Writer and Social Media Editor at USA Today. You can tweet at her at @klawls.
At long last, Game of Thrones finally brought us its first proper battle in Sunday’s aptly-named “Battle of the Bastards,” offering everything we hoped it could be. So much work went into the final showdown between Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton, that HBO released a full ten-minute featurette chronicling production.
Now that we’ve all swept up our jaws from the floor after Sunday’s “Battle of the Bastards,” Game of Thrones is already gearing up for its sixth season finale. “The Winds of Winter” are rising, even if Kings’ Landing seems anything but cold, with Cersei’s fiery trial and more looming in the first trailer.
‘Game of Thrones’ stages a “Battle of the Bastards” for the ages, but even in the penultimate Season 6 outing, is visual spectacle enough to fight off some predictable twists? And what new queenly pairing has us shpping all over Westeros, literally and figuratively? Find out in our full review!
HBO’s Westworld adaptation has equal parts anxiety and anticipation in the wake of its various hiccups, but with a fall premiere slowly forming, might a new teaser allay concerns? We’ll find out this Sunday, as the second official Westworld teaser trailer drops just ahead of Game of Thrones’ big “Battle of the Bastards.” See the first footage right now!