GEORGE R.R. MARTIN TALKS TO FANS ABOUT THE MAKING OF GAME OF THRONES AND WHAT INSPIRED HIS BEST-SELLING BOOK SERIES
When Game of Thrones hit the HBO airwaves, based on author George R.R. Martin’s book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” a fan frenzy exploded amongst fantasy and science-fiction fans but more surprisingly, struck a chord amongst those who didn’t claim to be fans of the genre.
While in Toronto, just a few weeks shy of the show’s much-anticipated Second Season premiere on April 1, author George R.R. Martin sat down before a sold-out house at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, hosted by The Movie Network‘s Teri Hart and HBO Canada, for an intimate conversation to talk about what it was like adapting his books to the screen, turning the genre of fantasy on its head, who his favourite character is, and most importantly, why he keeps killing off the characters we’ve come to love. Here are some highlights of what he said. Continue reading
The hit HBO show, Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series, has gained critical acclaim and a global cult following since it aired last year. With the upcoming second season set to air on April 1, HBO is releasing the first season on DVD on March 6 for all die-hard fans who want to refresh, and for newbies who can catch up before the new season begins. Continue reading
That’s just what HBO’s Game of Thrones delivers and its much-anticipate second season is just around the corner.
The second season of Game of Thrones is set to premiere this April. Based on the A Song Of Ice And Fire four-part book series by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is quickly becoming one of HBO’s hottest series.
“We are delighted by the way David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have brought George R.R. Martin’s amazing book series to the screen, and thrilled by the support of the media and our viewers,” said Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. “This is the continuation of an exciting creative partnership.” Continue reading