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TV: House of Dragon Actors Bonded Over Drag Race

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House of the Dragon stars Emily Carey and Paddy Considine reportedly bonded over a mutual love of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Carey, who played the young Alicent Hightower, explained that she and Considine (King Viserys Targaryen) would begin their days on set discussing the latest Drag Race episode. “Paddy is a massive Drag Race fan, and so am I,” Carey said, appearing on Entertainment Weekly‘s West of Westeros podcast. Full Story from Pink News

TV: Daemon Targaryen Revealed to Be Bisexual

House of the Dragon - Daemon Targaryen

A House of the Dragon deleted scene has revealed that Daemon Targaryen is officially bisexual. During a banquet scene in the Game of Thrones prequel’s sixth episode, rumours were sparked by a moment full of sexual tension between Daemon and a male servant. The seconds-long interaction saw some seductive whispering, but when HBO revealed a deleted scene this week, eagle-eyed fans noticed a detail that confirmed that “Daemon Targaryen is a bisexual king”. Full Story from Pink News

GoT Star Maisie Williams Thought Her Character Was Queer Too

Maisie Williams as Arya Stark

Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams has given LGBTQ+ fans something to talk about this Pride Month. The actor revealed that until she filmed a sex scene in the final run of HBO series, she always believed her character, Arya Stark, was queer. “The first time that I was surprised by Arya I guess was probably in the final series where she whips off her clothes and sleeps with Gendry, I thought that Arya was queer, you know?” Williams told Teen Vogue. “So… yeah. That was a surprise.” Game of Thrones fans long suspected that Arya Stark was queer – so … Read more

TV: GoT Sex Scenes Often a Frenzied Mess, Actress Says

Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy

Gemma Whelan, who played the queer Yara Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, has said sex scenes on the show could be a “frenzied mess”. Whelan is set to star in the upcoming ITV police drama The Tower, and she told The Guardian that sex scenes in the series are overseen by an intimacy coach. However, it was a different story on Game of Thrones, she said, with actors “left to get on with it” She explained: “They used to just say: ‘When we shout action, go for it,’ and it could be a sort of frenzied mess. But between the actors there was always an instinct … Read more

GoT Star Maisie Williams Embraces Gender Fluidity

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Maisie Williams has opened up about embracing gender fluidity, explaining that she is happy to explore her identity while still identifying as female. The actor, who played Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, opened up about her identity in an interview with Tatler magazine in which she and boyfriend Reuben Selby discussed his new gender-fluid fashion line. While discussing the idea of gender fluidity, Maisie Williams said: “I identify as female, [but] I think that fluidity between your image can be celebrated freely. “I like that I don’t need to label that, I guess, and can just express myself that … Read more

Scientists Create tectonic Map of westeros

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Scientists are among the millions of die-hard Game of Thrones fans digesting the show’s finale. The striking landscape of Game of Thrones has led some researchers to build climate simulations that explain the erratic seasons depicted in the show, and others to piece together the geological history. Inspired by this work, we have built the first plate tectonic reconstruction of the Game of Thrones continents. Tectonic plates are moving slabs that make up the outer layer of our planet, and behave like conveyor belts in the way they carry and drag continents around on the surface. Even in this fantasy … Read more

Game of Thrones Was More Modern Than We Knew!

Water Bottle in Westeros

Following last week’s Starbucks coffee cup fail, viewers have discovered two plastic water bottles in the Game of Thrones finale. Wrote Highsnobiety: “At approximately 46:19 in the episode, you can spot a clearly non-Westerosi water bottle at the foot of Samwell Tarly, played by John Bradley. It comes into shot as Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage, walks toward seated representatives of the Seven Kingdoms.” Full Story: Andy Towle, Towleroad

TV: Westeros Has a Starbucks Franchise?

Someone overlooked a Starbucks cup in a shot in Game of Thrones and of course Twitter has a few things to say about it. Guys it’s not Starbucks, it’s Winterfell’s own coffee chain “Dire cup” #GameofThrones— ♉️ (@_alexalexalex) May 6, 2019 That Winterfell starbucks cashier ain’t ready to write Dany’s name on her coffee cup #GameofThrones— Joseph (@TheGeneralSYD) May 6, 2019 See more tweets at Towleroad

Which Animal From Game of Thrones Would Win?

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For nearly a decade, would-be kings and queens in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” have stabbed, slashed and poisoned their way toward a seat on the Iron Throne. And the fierceness of the human combatants mirrors the ferocity of the animals displayed on these leaders’ banners. Each of the show’s dominant houses is represented by an animal: a dire wolf for House Stark, a lion for House Lannister, a stag for House Baratheon, and a dragon for House Targaryen. All of these creatures were likely chosen as house sigils because they are fierce and deadly fighters. But which one is really … Read more