The end of Game of Thrones: An exclusive report on the epic final season

March 2018: The final season Arriving at the studio gate, I’m [James Hibberd] halted by a guard and asked to scan my badge, a security upgrade from past years. Then I’m asked for my phone, and the guard covers its cameras with stickers — that’s new too. Along with an HBO escort, I walk inside an enormous hangar that’s so large it’s where the RMS … Continue reading The end of Game of Thrones: An exclusive report on the epic final season

Game of Thrones stars to get more screen time despite fewer episodes

When I first read this season I thought: ‘Damn, I gotta learn some lines!’ We’re actually filming longer now. I don’t know how that’s happening.” ~ Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen I’ve worked more days this season than I have in quite some time. ~ Peter Dinklage, Tyrion Lannister There are few factors that explain this seemingly impossible screen time vs. episode count paradox. As showrunner Dan Weiss … Continue reading Game of Thrones stars to get more screen time despite fewer episodes