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Posted Saturday 8/04/18 at 2:51AM EDT
One Game of Thrones actor reveals he's not in the final season
"I’m not in it, so I guess I survive," says the actor, who appeared on four episodes. "Although they might just mention offhand that I’ve had my head bitten off by a dragon off-screen or something." ALSO: Emilia Clarke and Lena Headey take on gender bias in a short film on a casting session.
Posted Thursday 8/02/18 at 3:05AM EDT
Lena Headey recalls a journalist calling her "disappointing" in real life while promoting Game of Thrones
In a resurfaced interview form Running Wild With Bear Grylls, Headey recalls being seven months pregnant when a journalist criticized her appearance. "Uh, I just want to say that you’re really disappointing in real life," she recalled the journalist telling her. Headey added: "He went, 'Is that your real hair?' And I went 'Yeah,' and he said, 'The wig is much better. I like you as a blonde.' I was like, 'OK.' I was just crushed. How is that alright to say?" ALSO: How Game of Thrones failed its female characters, starting with the Stark women.
Posted Wednesday 6/27/18 at 9:42PM EDT
Many TV favorites have been invited to become Oscar voters, from Mindy Kaling to Andre Braugher
The Academy's new Oscar voters also include Sarah Silverman, Hank Azaria, Kyra Sedgwick, Michael K. Williams, George Lopez, Christine Baranski, Alison Brie, Rashida Jones, Dave Chappelle, Anna Chlumsky, Wendell Pierce, Olivia Colman, Gina Rodriguez, Yeardley Smith, Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Pedro Pascal, Ann Dowd, Lena Headey and Randall Park.
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Posted Monday 11/13/17 at 2:17PM EST
Louis CK accuser says his behavior was “common knowledge”
Source: New York Daily News
Comedian Rebecca Corry, one of Louis CK’s five accusers in The New York Times, spoke about her experience this morning on GMA. "It was just actually sort of common knowledge in the comedy world,” she said. “People made jokes about it all the time.” ALSO: Game of Thrones star Lena Headey slams Louis CK's statement: "The words you wrote are a sh*show of narcissistic c*ck soup...He didn’t apologize. FULL STOP. He wrote some stuff that he thought would make people still think he’s funny. He ain’t."
Posted Tuesday 10/17/17 at 1:40PM EDT
Game of Thrones star Lena Headey shares her unsettling experiences with Harvey Weinstein
Source: New York Daily News
The actress detailed on Twitter two past encounters with Weinstein, including one in which he tried and failed to get her up into her hotel room.
Posted Thursday 10/05/17 at 4:16PM EDT
Filming of Game of Thrones’ final season will take longer than any other season, despite only doing six episodes
Source: TV Guide
Liam Cunningham says each episode will likely run more than an hour. The actor, who returns to work on Sunday, says: “We're filming right up until the summer. When you think about it, up until last season we'd have six months to do ten episodes, so we're (doing) way more than that for six episodes. So that obviously will translate into longer episodes." ALSO: Lena Headey offered a Season 8 behind-the-scenes-pic.
Posted Friday 9/29/17 at 4:13PM EDT
Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll get celebrities to post their awkward teen photos to help raise money for Puerto Rico relief
Fellow late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien and James Corden joined in the #PuberMe effort, which promised $1,000 for each photo tweeted and is tied to Kroll's new Netflix animated puberty series Big Mouth. America Ferrera, Lena Headey and Billy Eichner also participated. ALSO: See all the pics on Colbert’s Twitter feed.
Posted Thursday 8/31/17 at 4:54AM EDT
Game of Thrones has “over-learned” from George R.R. Martin’s mistakes
Source: The New Republic
“Game of Thrones just doesn’t have time for anyone who isn’t Jon, Daenerys, or the Night King anymore,” says Alex Shephard. “The show has shed George R.R. Martin’s most frustrating tics, which ultimately weighed his story down: his insistence on meticulous world-building, on resisting deus ex machina resolutions, and on subverting fantasy tropes. But in racing toward the end—in giving fans the resolution they have demanded — Game of Thrones has over-learned from Martin’s mistakes, taking the story too far in the other direction. PLUS: GoT’s sound designer explains how she got Undead Dragon’s scream, Isaac Hempstead Wright shoots down the Bran-Night King theory, Ranking every Season 7 episode, are ravens actually fast?, are Tormund and Beric still alive?, ranking every GoT season, is there a real-life feud between “Bronn” and “Cersei”?, Kristofer Hivju talks Tormund’s fate, Season 7 was when GoT broke all the rules, and Lena Headey reveals what Cersei really thought of Dany.