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Game of Thrones Season 1 DVD and Blu-ray Available for Pre-Order

While no release date has been set, you can pre-order the Game of Thrones  season 1 on DVD and Blu-ray from Amazon. The set has no confirmed details, either, save that it will contain all ten episodes of the show's first season. At Comic-Con, producers revealed that they were trying to put Jason Momoa's (Khal Drogo) audition on the DVD set, so long as they got Momoa's permission. Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/tvovermind/tvnews/~3/eXUrZfEYFDQ/84712

Peter Dinklage Previews Tyrion as Hand of the King, Game of Thones Season 2

Peter Dinklage is well aware that people adore the Game of Thrones book series. But the actor who fans adore as Tyrion says he has only bases his performances off the scripts by David Benioff and Dan Weiss. They "are brilliant writers and that character just popped off the page," he told EW today at Comic-Con . "It was very alive and a character that could have a lot of fun and circumvent the more honorable characters. I’m always attracted to anti-hero roles." Read More... //www.tvfanatic.com/2011/07/peter-dinklage-previews-tyrion-as-hand-of-the-king-game-of-thone/

'Game of Thrones': Liam Cunningham cast as Davos

And that's a wrap for all of "Game of Thrones" major new roles for Season 2.EW is reporting that Irish actor Liam Cunningham will play fan favorite Ser Davos Seaworth when the HBO hit series returns for its second season in 2012. Cunningham recently starred in Starz's now-canceled "Camelot," the "Clash of the Titans" remake and "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor."Nicknamed "The Onion Knight," Davos is a family man who Stannis Baratheon enlists to help him seize the Iron Throne from King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) after his brother Robert Baratheon's (Mark Addy) death. Davos earned his nickname after successfully getting food into Stannis' castle during the War of the Usurper. Though he lost four fingers due to his criminal past, Stannis gave Davos a knighthood for his actions. Earlier today it was announced that British actor Stephen Dillane will take on the role of Stannis while Dutch actress Carice van Houten will play... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/game-of-thrones-liam-cunningham-cast-as-davos.html

'Game of Thrones' Queen Lena Headley Reigns Over 'White Collar' (Photos)

Lena Headley so perfectly portrays the icy and incestuous Queen Cersei on HBO's "Game of Thrones" that it's a bit strange to see her in mere peasant clothes. But there she is, rocking a tank top, on Tuesday's episode of the USA Network series "White Collar." Cersei Lannister would so not approve. //www.thewrap.com/column-post/game-thrones-queen-cersei-lena-headley-reigns-over-white-collar

'Game of Thrones' Casts Key Season 2 Roles of Stannis and Melisandre

EW has broken news that 'Game of Thrones' fans have been anxiously waiting for. We finally know who will play Stannis Baratheon, one of the contenders for the Iron Throne, and the show has also cast the role of the powerful priestess Melisandre. Though I'd personally been hoping that Gina Torres would be cast as the sorceress Melisandre, who acts as an advisor to Stannis, the role went to Dutch actress Carice van Houten. EW says her credits include 'Repo Men' and 'Valkyrie.' British actor Stephen Dillane, who played Thomas Jefferson in HBO's 'John Adams' and Leonard Woolf in 'The Hours,' among other roles, will play Stannis, who was frequently spoken about near the end of the show's first season. //www.aoltv.com/2011/07/19/game-of-thrones-casts-key-season-2-roles-of-stannis-and-melisa/

Game of Thrones: Camelot Actor(s) Cast for Season 2?

Here at the IGN offices, we've been talking about how funny it would be if HBO's   Game of Thrones   picked up a few of the now-free actors from Starz' recently-cancelled Camelot series. We even suggested   Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green as possible candidates for the characters of Stannis and Melisandre   in a feature just last Friday.   Read More... //tv.ign.com/articles/118/1181970p1.html?RSSwhen2011-07-13_111600&RSSid=1181970&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ignfeeds%2Ftv+%28IGN+TV%29

Emmys 2011: Watch Clips of the Best Drama Series Nominees Here (VIDEO)

The 2011 Emmy nominations were announced today, and that's all anyone in the TV world can talk about. Of course our readers know how much we love to analyze everything TV (see our Best Comedy Nominees video playlist and critic Mo Ryan's take), but sometimes clips speak louder than words. So we've rounded up the best moments of each of the nominated shows to give you a better idea of the competition's playing field. Here, a TV Replay clip from each of the 2011 Emmy Best Drama Series nominees. There's 'Mad Men,' 'Dexter,' 'Boardwalk' Empire,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Friday Night Lights,' and 'The Good Wife.' Watch the highlights of the shows right here, then tell us who you think will take home that golden statue come Emmy night. //www.aoltv.com/2011/07/14/emmys-2011-tvr-clips-best-drama-series-nominees/

'A Dance with Dragons': George R.R. Martin's new novel gets great reviews

It would be an understatement to call George R.R. Martin's new novel "A Dance with Dragons" "highly anticipated." The fifth book in his "A Song of Ice and Fire" series comes six years after the last installment, "A Feast for Crows," and fans have been dying to get their hands on it.The good news is that A) the book finally hit shelves on Tuesday (July 12) and B) based on reviews, it was worth the wait."A Song of Ice and Fire" is the source material for HBO's series "Game of Thrones," whose second season will be based on book two in the series, "A Clash of Kings." If you're following the show but haven't read the books, fair warning: The full reviews linked below talk about plot developments that would still be years away on TV. We've kept the excerpts spoiler-free, but if you don't want to know anything else about the Starks, Lannisters and... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/a-dance-with-dragons-george-rr-martins-new-novel-gets-great-reviews.html

'Game of Thrones' casts Gwendoline Christie for Season 2

"Game of Thrones" has added another key player to its Season 2 cast in the form of British actress Gwendoline Christie.The 6-foot-3 Christie will play Brienne, aka the Maid of Tarth and "Brienne the Beauty," in the second season of the HBO series, author George R.R. Martin revealed on his blog."The day the first batch of auditions went up for the role, we looked at a dozen actresses who were reading for Brienne and one actress who WAS Brienne," Martin writes. "Gwendoline gave a great reading, and her look was just perfect."Christie has primarily done stage work in London; her only credit on IMDB is a small role in "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus." Her character, who plays a significant role in "A Clash of Kings," the second book in Martin's series, is skilled with a sword and serves in Renly Baratheon's (Gethin Anthony) guard. She's also mocked frequently mocked for her looks by the... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/game-of-thrones-casts-gwendoline-christie-for-season-2.html

‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Spills the Secrets of ‘A Dance with Dragons’

Fantasy writer George R.R. Martin first began to dream of dragons when he was a child in Bayonne, N.J. Mr. Martin, 62 years old, says that he grew up in a federal housing project in Bayonne, which is situated on a peninsula. Because his blue collar family was too poor to travel, "My world was five blocks long," he says. He would look out the windows of the housing project, stare at the ships in the water, and imagine the places to which they might be journeying, and the stories in which they might become entangled. "My hunger for a bigger world and for travel and experience turned in imaginative directions because there was no reality there," Mr. Martin says. On July 12, Bantam will publish "A Dance with Dragons," the fifth volume in Mr. Martin’s bestselling fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire."  Mr. Martin’s previous book in the series, "A Feast for Crows," came out in 2005, and so fans have been hungrily waiting for a new book; the HBO series "Game of Thrones," which is based on the Martin saga, has also helped to build interest in his work. In advance of publication, "A Dance with Dragons" went to No.1 on the Amazon bestseller list. Read More... //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/07/08/game-of-thrones-author-george-r-r-martin-spills-the-secrets-of-a-dance-with-dragons/?mod=WSJBlog