Game of Thrones Comic-Con 2016 panel live blog
We’re continuing our coverage of Comic-Con International‘s Hall H today with a live-blog of HBO‘s Game of Thrones Comic-Con panel, starting at 2:15 p.m. Pacific Time! The cast panelists include (in alphabetical order) John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth, Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei, Conleth Hill as Varys, Faye Marsay as The Waif, Hannah Murray as Gilly, Kristian Nairn as Hodor, Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, and Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark.
Based on the bestselling fantasy book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin, HBO’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series Game of Thrones concluded its 10-episode sixth season in June. The series, executive produced and written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, is an epic story of treachery and nobility, set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years.
The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series Game of Thrones will begin shooting its next season later this summer, it was announced earlier this month by Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming. Production of the seven-episode Game of Thrones Season 7 will be based in Northern Ireland, while additional portions will be filmed in Spain and Iceland, with a debut slated for summer 2017 on HBO.
Game of Thrones Season 7 directors will include Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa, Matt Shakman and Alan Taylor. Locations for shooting in Spain will include Sevilla, Caceres, Almodovar del Rio, Santiponce, Zumaia and Bermeo.
Game of Thrones received 23 Primetime Emmy nominations, the most of any nominee for the third year in a row. This year’s nominations include Outstanding Drama Series, 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Max von Sydow), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik, Jack Bender) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).
The executive producers of Game of Thrones Season 7 are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers are Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George R.R. Martin and Bryan Cogman; and producers are Chris Newman, Greg Spence and Lisa McAtackney.
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Game of Thrones Comic-Con 2016 Panel Live Blog