It seems that the Game of Thrones showrunners made the same decisions that writer George R.R. Martin made, as he reportedly told them that Bran would be king.
During a recent interview with HBO, Game of Thrones star Isaac Hempstead Wright talked about the big finale for the show. During the interview, he was genuinely shocked at the directions it took. When he read the script, he genuinely didn’t believe it until the other cast members read their parts as well:
“I had to physically get up and walk around my flat. I said, “What?! You’re joking.” It was the very last thing I expected to happen. I was convinced they had sent a script to everyone in which they become king or queen, so I still didn’t believe it until the read-through.”
More interestingly, however, was the information regarding George R.R. Martain’s plans for the books. According to the actor, Bran becoming king was something that George R.R. Martin had always had planned and even told the showrunners about it. In addition, they were also told of the twist regarding Hodor:
“[Creators] David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] told me there were two things [author] George R.R. Martin had planned for Bran, and that was the Hodor revelation, and that he would be king. So that’s pretty special to be directly involved in something that is part of George’s vision. It was a really nice way to wrap it up.”
From the look of things, the Game of Thrones showrunners may have stuck closer to George R.R. Martin’s vision then some may have suspected!
What do you all make of this? Was this something that George R.R. Martin had planned from the beginning? Or is this another rumor being spread by an unsuspecting Game of Thrones star? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont, Hannah Murray as Gilly.
First ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Photos Feature Arnold Schwarzenegger & Linda Hamilton
The first official photos from Terminator: Dark Fate are here and they feature Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.
IGN has revealed the first official photos from the highly-anticipated Terminator sequel from Deadpool director Tim Miller. The photos offer fans a first look at Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna and Diego Boneta.
You can check out the first Dark Fate photo below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!
Deadpool helmer Tim Miller is directing the film from a script written by Billy Ray, David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes, Josh Friedman, and Charles H. Eglee. The script was developed in a writers room to stand on its own while simultaneously forming an overarching storyline for what is planned to be a new trilogy of movies.
Dark Fate will introduce newcomers Mackenzie Davis and Natalie Reyes, as well as Gabriel Luna (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) who plays a brand new Terminator in the film. Plot details remain under wraps, but Miller's project is a direct sequel to Judgment Day, ignoring all the other films in the franchise.
The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, Diego Boneta, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, James Cameron returns to the franchise as a producer and conceived the story with Miller and Skydance's David Ellison. Here's the official synopsis:
Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-800) return in their iconic roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool) and produced by visionary filmmaker James Cameron and David Ellison. Following the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate also stars Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta.
Terminator: Dark Fate opens in theaters on November 1, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the series.