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Jason Momoa's 'Game of Thrones' audition tape features intense dancing, intimidation

10 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Khal Drogo the...dancing Dothraki? Yes, here we go. Jason Momoa convinced "Game of Thrones" creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff that he was perfect for the part of the musclebound warlord by...intimidating the hell out of them, I guess, with an ancestral Maori war dance known as a Haka. The video below was actually taped at his second audition, where they asked him to repeat his previous off-camera performance to ensure I would have something to write about on a Sunday. (via The Huffington Post) »

- Chris Eggertsen

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8 'Game of Thrones' flashbacks book fans are dying to see in Season 5

13 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When an overzealous “Game of Thrones” fan accidentally spilled the beans about Young Cersei making an appearance in Season 5, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss tacitly had to confirm…flashbacks are coming.  During an interview in Spain they talked about caving to the inevitability of flashbacks this Season. But with a Young Cersei in play, what point in time could the show be focusing on? According to unofficial channels, probably something do to with a certain fortune teller. After the jump, I dive into the history of “A Song of Ice and Fire” to speculate on what this flashback Pandora’s Box could mean for the narrative. With the show rapidly catching up to George Rr Martin, it would be smart stalling for the show to dig deep into how all the players in the “Game of Thrones” entered the fray. Plus, it would give viewers crucial backstory on some of their favorite characters’ motivations. »

- Donna Dickens

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'Game of Thrones' Is Breaking Its 'No Flashbacks' Rule

17 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"Game of Thrones" is pressing rewind next season - the HBO drama is going back in time via flashbacks!

Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently revealed, "Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, and this season we broke the third. So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks."

What will those flashbacks be? Rumor has it that they involved the Lannister family, as fan reports indicated the show was casting a Young Cersei.

That jives with cryptic remarks made by Charles Dance, who plays Tywin Lannister. Last we saw Tywin, he'd been shot dead by his son, Tyrion (Peter Dinklage). And yet, Dance hinted that we'd see him again in season 5.

"Well, I'm not completely missing out on the next series. More than that I'm not going to say," he said. But he couldn't resist! "You »

- Kelly Woo

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Excellent Bts Pics From Game Of Thrones Season 5; First Look At 'Doran Martell'

16 October 2014 2:52 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Pretty cool eh? In addition, one of the show's creators David Benioff has revealed at a press event in Spain (where some of the images above were taken), that season 5 would utilize flashbacks for the first time. "Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, and this season we broke the third," he said. "So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks." What will they be? Well the books feature a Cersei flashback, and since actor Charles Dance has confirmed that we'll be seeing Tywin Lannister again, that's probably a safe bet for the show too. More images at the link below. »

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"Game of Thrones" Scores A Flashback

16 October 2014 2:37 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The producers of HBO's "Game of Thrones," D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, are set to include something in the fifth season that the show has carefully avoided so far - flashbacks.

During a Q&A with film students at an event in the Spanish city of Seville, where production is currently underway on the series, the pair dropped the following quote which was picked up by Los Siete Reinos:

"Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, and this season we broke the third. So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks."

EW has some further information on this, saying that the season will sport only one flashback, and at present they are planning it to be the opening scene of the season premiere.

This has already led to speculation that we may see the return of a character »

- Garth Franklin

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Game Of Thrones Season Five Will Definitely Involve Flashbacks

16 October 2014 2:28 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When Spring rolls around and the crocus are starting to poke through the dirt, no one gives a hoot because Game Of Thrones is back on the box. The annual hysteria surrounding HBO’s highly-successful medieval fantasy series begins… well, I would say now, but it never really ends! (And let’s keep it that way.)

After season four’s last episode was broadcast earlier this year, eager fans have scrambled for any morsel of gossip on their favourite back-stabbing swines. Thankfully, there’s already been a host of official news items, and today we’ve got another one for you. For the first time in the show’s history, season five will incorporate flashbacks!

So what? I hear you ask. Well, traditionally, the show has refused to use them, despite the endless narrative possibilities they could offer such a complex series. Speaking out at a HBO event in Spain, »

- Gem Seddon

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Game of Thrones Will Do Something It's Never Done Before in Season 5

16 October 2014 1:34 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Game of Thrones is doing something it's never done before in season five: flashbacks. The hit HBO drama has shied away from those (typically) hazy and hued scenes lots of dramas rely on, but all that will change in the big premiere. During a question and answer session with students in Spain—Game of Thrones is currently shooting portions of season five there—showrunners and executive producers David Benioff and D.B Weiss said they will break a rule they gave themselves during the first season of the series. (Hey, rules are meant to be broken, right?) "Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks," a rough translation of what the »

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'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Will Have First-Ever Flashback Scene

16 October 2014 12:52 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Production is currently under way on Season 5 of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones, and series creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff revealed that this season will feature a series first: flashbacks.

During a Q&A with film students at an event in Spain, it was revealed that they are breaking one of their cardinal rules set forth when they first started making Game of Thrones, by allowing a flashback sequence. Here is the translated quote from Los Siete Reinos, which isn't attributed to a specific producer.

"Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, and this season we broke the third. So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks."

(There will be a major Spoiler if you continue reading!!)

Entertainment Weekly reports there will only be one flashback, that will serve as the opening scene of the Season 5 premiere, »

- MovieWeb

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Game Of Thrones season five will use flashbacks for the first time

16 October 2014 12:40 PM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

While Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss usually like to guard their pre-season secrets fairly closely, the pair have revealed one detail about the show’s fifth year: it will contain flashbacks. While Benioff and Weiss had previously made a point of avoiding the device, the latest season will see them break their own rule, as the show’s narrative begins to become ever more fragmented. “By making the first season, we set a rule,” explained the duo. “No prophecies, dreams or flashbacks. We failed the first two and...

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- George Wales

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Game Of Thrones: Season 5 to Contain First-Ever Flashbacks

16 October 2014 11:47 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Last month, we learned Bran and Hodor won't be in Game of Thrones season 5, but now we know something that will be in the new season: flashbacks.  For four seasons, the show has steered clear of the storytelling device, but they will finally be used in the upcoming fifth season.  During a Q&A with film students in Span where the show is currently shooting some of its scenes, showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss explained, "By making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams or flashbacks. We failed the first two and this season the third. So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks." EW also reports that the fifth season will begin with a flashback, although that could change in the editing process.  I'm sure fans of the books have plenty of theories of what kind of flashback we'll see, but since I only watch the show, »

- Matt Goldberg

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'Game of Thrones' season 5 to have first-ever flashback scene

16 October 2014 10:57 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Game of Thrones will give fans a rare glimpse into the past during season five. The HBO fantasy hit has long avoided using narrative flashbacks during its first four years on the air, preferring to keep its action grounded in the show's present moment. But Thrones will offer its first flashback scene next year, and EW can exclusively report the flashback is currently expected to serve as the season's opening scene (though this could change in editing). Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss revealed the season would have a flashback during a Q&A with film students in Spain, where »

- James Hibberd

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Game of Thrones Season 5 Will Have Flashbacks, Producers Confirm

16 October 2014 10:28 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

We’ve been getting a few hints here and there about interesting changes coming to the Game of Thrones narrative in the upcoming season five, and now we more or less have confirmation of one of them. After a public event in Sevilla, where the show is filming, show producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed to the Spanish press that yes, season 5 would finally introduce flashbacks into the show. (spoilers ahead) This has been rumored for a while now, as Sean Bean has hinted it may be possible for him to return in a flashback as Ned Stark, despite his season one death. Similarly, Charles Dance recently said that it was possible he would be returning to the show as Tywin Lannister, despite his death at the hands of Tyrion Lannister last season. The show has all but completely avoided flashbacks as a narrative device so far, only dabbling in… »

- Paul

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'Twin Peaks' book will reveal what happened over the past 25 years

16 October 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Twin Peaks” book will reveal what happened over the past 25 years Co-creator Mark Frost is behind "The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks,” which will offer a deeper look into the original series. It’s due out in late 2015. Frost said in a statement: “This has long been a dream project of mine that will bring a whole other aspect of the world of Twin Peaks to life, for old fans and new. I couldn’t be more thrilled.” "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” beat most new shows last night in the demo In fact, only four shows beat the 48-year-old rerun in demo numbers. “Game of Thrones” confirms it’ll break its “no flashbacks” rule next season David Benioff and D.B. Weiss announced the news this week in Spain: "Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, »

- Norman Weiss

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It’s Official: There Will Be Flashbacks on Next Season’s Game of Thrones

16 October 2014 10:10 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

As we suspected, season five of Game of Thrones will break the show's long-standing no-flashbacks policy for the first time. As producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss told reporters during an event in Spain this week, "Making the first season, we set a rule: No prophecies, dreams, or flashbacks. We already failed the first two, and this season we broke the third. So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks." This development had been rumored since casting leaked for Young Cersei, but it's good to know, for once, that fans weren't completely barking up the wrong tree. Let's get ready for some lore! Who wants to fan-cast Aegon the Conqueror?  »

- Nate Jones

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Amanda Peet Flaunts Growing Baby Bump on the Transparent Red Carpet—See the Pic!

16 September 2014 5:18 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Check out that stunning pregnancy glow! Amanda Peet was absolutely radiant as she walked the red carpet at the premiere of Amazon's new series Transparent last night at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles! The A Lot Like Love actress, who is expecting her third child with her Game of Thrones producer hubby David Benioff, dressed her baby bump in a white, flowing gown with blue details and let her brunette locks effortlessly fall to her shoulders. The 42-year-old, who is currently filming Sleeping With Other People, revealed her pregnancy last month when she arrived at the 2014 Emmys red carpet with her growing belly on display. The mom-to-be had taken a break from the Hollywood spotlight for a bit to »

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6 mind-blowing Game of Thrones fan theories

16 September 2014 8:24 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

For Game of Thrones fans, autumn is a terrible time of year.

A new season of episodes are still a long way off, and the only way we can keep ourselves amused in the meantime is watching re-runs or by following Maisie Williams on social media and pretending that Arya Stark really did go to Glastonbury this year.

Who should win Game of Thrones? The cast deliver their verdict.

So what better way to keep ourselves occupied than snooping around for some of the most mind-blowing and bonkers fan theories that the internet has to offer?

Don't keep reading if you're worried about Spoilers, but if you're intrigued about what the show's most hardcore fans think is really going on in the battle for the Iron Throne, we've got six of the most discussed conspiracies below.

George Rr Martin has confessed that some fans have guessed the books' ending correctly, »

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Which Characters Won’t Return for Season Five of Game of Thrones?

4 September 2014 8:12 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

For the first time since the series began, some major Game of Thrones character won’t be featured in the next run of episodes when the HBO drama returns in 2015. Kristian Nairn, who plays Hodor, revealed in a recent interview that both he and Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark, have a year off.

“We’re not actually in Season 5,” Nairn told Australian radio station Australia’s 7.30. “We have a season off. We have a year’s hiatus. Solely because, I imagine, our storyline is up to the end of the books. So I get a year off now to do Rave of Thrones and gallivant all over the world.”

Nairn is a DJ and is embarking on a Game of Thrones-themed DJ tour called, wait for it, Rave of Thrones.

This is a huge surprise, but it makes a lot of sense as Bran’s storyline in the »

- Josh Wilding

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Two major characters will not appear in Game Of Thrones Season 5

3 September 2014 10:53 PM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Game Of Thrones Season 5 is set to ring the changes, with two major characters set to sit out the entire series, in the form of Bran Stark and Hodor. The news was revealed by Isaac Hempstead-Wright, the actor who plays Bran, who said, “we have a season off and we have a year’s hiatus, solely because I imagine our storyline is up to the end of the books.” Indeed, Bran’s story last season saw showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss jump dramatically forwards through the source material, drawing on the most recent of the books for this...

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- George Wales

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Bran And Hodor Won’t Be In Game Of Thrones Season Five

3 September 2014 3:04 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Poor Bran Stark. The little mite’s been through the ringer on Game Of Thrones. First he’s pushed out of a turret window by deranged incest addict, Jaime Lannister. Second, he survives and suffers a lengthy convalescence which has left him without the use of his legs. Then he loses most of his family in a variety of unpleasant ways at the hands of Lannister’s family! To top it all off, he’s experienced a hitherto unheard of condition wherein he experiences puberty at a faster rate than anyone else in the world.

After his long romp up to The Wall with Hodor and posse, it looks like the series’ creators have decided the young scamp deserves a break. A season long break. You heard correctly. In an interview with Yahoo News, Kristian Nairn, the chap who plays the hulking Hodor, has confirmed the pair will sit out »

- Gem Seddon

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No Bran and Hodor in Game of Thrones season 5 as Kristian Nairn says they have a season off

3 September 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

For anyone not up to date with Game of Thrones, spoilers follow…

As readers of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire will be aware, the television series Game of Thrones is quickly catching up to its source material – or, in the case of Bran Stark’s storyline, moving beyond what we’ve read in the books.

Well, it seems that producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be giving Martin a chance to catch up with that strand, as Kristian Nairn (Hodor) has indicated that Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) and company will be absent from the fifth season of the epic fantasy series.

“We have a season off and we have a year’s hiatus, solely because I imagine our storyline is up to the end of the books,” Nairn tells Yahoo. “So, I get my year off now to do Rave of Thrones and gallivant all over the world. »

- Gary Collinson

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