Inside ‘House of the Dragon’ Part 2: “It’s a Powerful, Dark, Shakespearean Tragedy”

The two-part report continues on the set of ‘Dragon’: The cast opens up about their characters, the showrunners explain how the new series tackles issues of race and sexual violence, and a look at the franchise’s future. Plus, the show’s new official trailer. After HBO spent years searching to find the ideal successor series to the king of its platform, network executives picked a story … Continue reading Inside ‘House of the Dragon’ Part 2: “It’s a Powerful, Dark, Shakespearean Tragedy”

‘House of the Dragon’ Showrunners Didn’t Want ‘Another Bunch of White People’ in ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff

We wanted to find a way to put diversity in the show,  but we didn’t want to do it in a way that felt like it was an afterthought or, worse, tokenism. ~ Ryan Condal, Co-showrunner “House of the Dragon” is already righting a “Game of Thrones” misstep. The upcoming spinoff prequel series has a more racially diverse cast, including an elite Black family comprising … Continue reading ‘House of the Dragon’ Showrunners Didn’t Want ‘Another Bunch of White People’ in ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff

‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow Sequel Series in Development at HBO

Ooh-wee, I hope this comes to fruition! ~ V You know nothing about HBO’s post-Game of Thrones plans. The network has entered into early development on its first sequel to its blockbuster fantasy drama: A live-action spinoff series centered on the fan-favorite character Jon Snow, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Kit Harington is attached to reprise the role should a series move forward. The actor … Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow Sequel Series in Development at HBO

Wil Johnson as knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in House of Dragons

Looks like we will see our old friend, Wil Johnson, in a new role. Whoo-Hoo!! I was first introduced to him in Outlander as Dr. Joe Abernathy, Dr. Claire Randall’s best friend from medical school. Later, I had the pleasure of interviewing him. He will play knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in HBO’s upcoming House of Dragons!! I do hope he has a recurring role. I … Continue reading Wil Johnson as knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon in House of Dragons

CYRANO | Official Trailer | MGM Studios

Wow, this looks fa-bu-lous – actors . . . costumes . . .  cinematography . . . locations . . . the works!! And, with Peter Dinklage playing Cyrano? Yes, please. I ‘luvbs’ me some him!!  I am also glad to see Kevin Harrison Jr. in a major role. He was excellent as Teddy Greene in Godfather of Harlem. ~ V Game of Thrones veteran Peter … Continue reading CYRANO | Official Trailer | MGM Studios

Need Something to Watch?

I decided to put together a list of shows you can binge. These should keep you busy for a while. Some are oldies, but goodies! Outlander  Of course! (3 Seasons Netflix | 5 Seasons Starz App) `Outlander’ is adapted from the best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon. After serving as a British Army nurse in World War II, Claire Randall is enjoying a second honeymoon in … Continue reading Need Something to Watch?

With ‘The Crown,’ a ‘Secret Weapon’ Could Become Not So Secret

Tobias Menzies has been a prolific but not exactly famous actor for years, but starring on “The Crown” might dramatically boost his profile. He’s trying not to think about it. You have probably seen Tobias Menzies in a host of television shows (“Outlander,” “Rome,” “Catastrophe,” “Game of Thrones”). You may have seen him in a movie (“Casino Royale,” “Atonement”). And if you’re a theater buff … Continue reading With ‘The Crown,’ a ‘Secret Weapon’ Could Become Not So Secret

Game of Thrones – History & Lore

While waiting for the Game of Thrones season finale, I’ve been watching the “History and Lore” videos, with the actors narrating, and had no idea these videos were out there. If you are fan of Game of Thrones, and haven’t read the books, these videos provide a lot of history not seen on the show! ~ Vida “Histories & Lore” is a series of short … Continue reading Game of Thrones – History & Lore

The Best Love Story on ‘Game of Thrones’

We absolutely ‘luvbs’ us some them. So glad they FINALLY got together! *Spoiler Alert* If you haven’t seen Epi 2, stop here! On Sunday they finally overcame their obstacles to intimacy, at least for one night. After Missandei confronted Grey Worm about not saying goodbye before his mission to Casterly Rock, he admitted his fears and kissed her. She then disrobed herself and him, and … Continue reading The Best Love Story on ‘Game of Thrones’

#WinterisHere Game of Thrones Season 7: Trailer #2

Oooh-wee is all I can say, again . . . Ooooh-wee. So excited! Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros; A forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years. ~Video via HBO It may be the first day of summer, but #WinterisHere on July 16th! Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of the pictures; no copyright infringement intended. Continue reading #WinterisHere Game of Thrones Season 7: Trailer #2

Game of Thrones Season 7: Official Trailer

Oooh-wee is all I can say . . . Ooooh-wee. So excited! WINTER and the GREAT WAR are here Game of Thrones fans. Cersei Lannister — now queen of the rapidly fracturing Westeros — surrounded on all sides by enemies invading from all points of the compass. Determined and monomaniacal as ever she intones . . Enemies to the East . . . Exiles Daenerys Targaryen and Tyrion Lannister have … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 7: Official Trailer

Year In Review: The 10 Best TV Shows Of 2016

So, five of my most favorite shows made the list. There was our beloved Outlander. 6. Outlander on Starz Outlander S2 was all over the place. Claire and Jamie traveled to France and back to Scotland, along the way enduring some of the most heartbreaking moments fans have ever seen. The season showed the breakdown of their marriage, Jamie’s struggle to try to get power over … Continue reading Year In Review: The 10 Best TV Shows Of 2016

Outlander: 10 reasons you should watch this epic fantasy series

If you’ve not see Outlander, now is the time to catch up with S1 and S2. Below are just few reasons you should be watching it! OUTLANDER is one of the most under-rated shows in the UK, despite having a global fan base to rival the likes of Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. The Scottish time traveling fantasy drama is based on a … Continue reading Outlander: 10 reasons you should watch this epic fantasy series