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China says has no intent to play ‘Game of Thrones’ but warns on...

09 September, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – China’s top diplomat hit back at US criticism of its trade and development model, saying Beijing had no intention to “play the Game of Thrones on the world stage” but warned Washington to respect its sovereignty, including in Hong Kong. Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister and state councilor, said Beijing would … Read More

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Game of Thrones, Fleabag take top Emmy honors

09 September, 2019 11:06 am 11:06 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Medieval drama ‘Game of Thrones’ closed its run with a fourth Emmy award for best drama series while British comedy ‘Fleabag’ was the upset winner for best comedy series on Sunday on a night that rewarded newcomers over old favorites. Billy Porter, the star of LGBTQ series ‘Pose,’ became the first … Read More

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Game of Thrones dominates and kick-ass women break through at Emmys

07 July, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Medieval fantasy “Game of Thrones” scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honours in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice. The 2019 lineup for the Emmys represented the widest array of first-time nominees in … Read More

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Tencent Video delays Game of Thrones finale in China, prompts fan uproar

05 May, 2019 8:33 pm 8:33 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the “Game of Thrones” finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country. Tencent Video, which owns the online broadcast rights in China for the long-running smash … Read More

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Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left

05 May, 2019 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

(Reuters) – After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO’s long-running smash series, “Game of Thrones”, wrapped up on Sunday, with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king. The last episode of the mediaeval fantasy based on the novels of George RR Martin ran roughly an hour and 20 minutes to conclude … Read More

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Game of Thrones fans prepare for the final episode

05 May, 2019 6:36 pm 6:36 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Passions are running high as “Game of Thrones” nears its final episode this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of unhappy fans signing an online petition and a counselling service offering to help those grieving the end of the TV fantasy saga. Some 600,000 fans worldwide had signed a Change.org petition by … Read More

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Pakistani Rozi Khan famed for uncanny resemblance to Tyrion Lannister

04 April, 2019 10:17 pm 10:17 pm

LAHORE (92 News/Reuters) – Rozi Khan, small height resident of Mansehra city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, got fame due to his uncanny resemblance to American actor Peter Dinklage who plays Tyrion Lannister of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Rozi Khan surfaced at Social media an overnight for his uncanny resemblance to Peter Dinklage, Pakistan’s Rozi … Read More

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Game of Thrones effect: Central European film industry on a roll

04 April, 2019 7:19 pm 7:19 pm

PRAGUE (Reuters) – It’s the kind of manoeuvring that might make the Game of Thrones’ shrewdest operator Tyrion Lannister feel right at home. As streaming giants Amazon, Netflix and Hulu prepare to splash out on their next fantasy blockbusters and dystopian dramas, Central European countries are slugging it out to get a grab a slice … Read More

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‘We want people to love it’ – ‘Game of Thrones̵...

04 April, 2019 11:58 pm 11:58 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The creators of global smash television series “Game of Thrones” say they knew how they would end the show five years ago, and are anxious that fans will like it. “We want people to love it. It matters a lot to us,” said D.B. Weiss, who along with David Benioff created … Read More

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Souvenirs, secrets as Game of Thrones cast walk last red carpet

04 April, 2019 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The cast and creators of Game of Thrones walked their last red carpet together on Wednesday, recalling memories of their years working on the international hit television series. Dozens of actors, many of whom were unknown before the medieval fantasy series began in 2011, flew to New York ahead of the … Read More

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‘Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke reveals close brushes with death

03 March, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke revealed she suffered two brain aneurysms during her early years with the hit television show that left her convinced she would die. Clarke, 32, who plays Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen in the medieval fantasy series, spoke of her two brushes with death for the … Read More

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With Berlin exhibition, winter come for Game of Thrones fans

01 January, 2019 12:05 am 12:05 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Fans of “Game of Thrones” are flocking to Berlin to see a one-off exhibition of paintings showing hitherto unseen parts of writer George R. R. Martin’s fantasy world Westeros. The exhibition, put together by a 40-strong team of artists who worked painting sets for the HBO series, is free to visit until … Read More

Final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ to premiere in April

11 November, 2018 5:33 pm 5:33 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – HBO’s hit Emmy-winning drama “Game of Thrones” will debut its eighth and final season starting in April, the network announced in a trailer released online on Tuesday. The video featured footage from previous seasons of the costly battles that preceded the coming showdown for control of the fictional kingdom of Westeros. … Read More

‘Simpsons’ creator brings animated fantasy show to Netflix

08 August, 2018 10:18 am 10:18 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The creator of the long-running animated TV series “The Simpsons” brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix this week, a story that centres around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon. Set in a medieval world called Dreamland, “Disenchantment” is creator Matt Groening’s take on shows like … Read More