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