Steve Toussaint Isn’t Fazed by Racist House of the Dragon Criticism

It’s really sad how ignorant fans are and mean-spirited. But, I am glad to hear that  he is not fazed by it! ~V They’re happy with white hair and violet-colored eyes, but a rich Black guy? That’s beyond the pale. It wouldn’t be a Game of Thrones series without a bloody battle, yet even with four weeks of training under his belt, Steve Toussaint wasn’t … Continue reading Steve Toussaint Isn’t Fazed by Racist House of the Dragon Criticism

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”

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

The 30-Year Journey to AMC’s Groundbreaking Native American Drama ‘Dark Winds’

Can’t wait to watch this one! ~ V How indigenous talent, including star Zahn McClarnon, teamed with George R.R. Martin and Robert Redford to adapt Tony Hillerman’s best-selling series — and potential franchise — at last. Nine miles outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the red-brown foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, is an old casino surrounded by curious artifacts. A crashed helicopter, a … Continue reading The 30-Year Journey to AMC’s Groundbreaking Native American Drama ‘Dark Winds’

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

Graham Roland, Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin Making ‘Dark Winds’ Series Starring Zahn McClarnon

This sounds interesting. Can’t wait to watch it. Could be another hit for AMC!! And the below has to be a first and I am very excited by it. ~ V The series order is the product of several months in a writers’ room staffed entirely by Native American writers . . . Over the past 25 years, it has been my goal to celebrate … Continue reading Graham Roland, Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin Making ‘Dark Winds’ Series Starring Zahn McClarnon

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

‘Game of Thrones’ creator to serve as executive producer on new fantasy series

Huge CONGRATS to Nnedi Okorafor! George R.R Martin, creator of the hugely popular ‘Game of Thrones’ series will serve as an executive producer on new series based on fantasy novel, ‘Who Fears Death’ by Nigerian American author Nnedi Okorafor. Okorafor announced on her social media accounts that her book “has been optioned by HBO and is in now in early development.” Martin later confirmed the news in a post on his … Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ creator to serve as executive producer on new fantasy series

HBO Just Hinted at the Future of Game of Thrones

We now know that sixth season of Game of Thrones premieres April 24 on HBO. But that certainly won’t be the last we see of Tyrion, Daenerys, and the rest of Westeros. Entertainment Weekly reports that HBO is “deep in talks” to renew the show for its seventh and eighth seasons. Read more >> Would you like the show to go eight seasons? Continue reading HBO Just Hinted at the Future of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Is Just Like You and Annoyed By Outlander’s Emmy Snubs!

“This truly is The Golden Age of Television, especially for drama. Game of Thronesfaces the usual formidable competition for the ‘Big One,’ the award for Best Dramatic Series… but as distinguished a list as that is, there are so many incredible shows that did NOT make the cut that it boggles the mind,” he said. “It’s great to see Better Call Saul and Orange Is … Continue reading Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Is Just Like You and Annoyed By Outlander’s Emmy Snubs!