Game of Thrones fandom is mounting as HBO gears up to start shooting the highly anticipated third season of its flagship series that's less than five months away, and spoilers are emerging every day about stars who might join Game of Thrones, with the latest big name being Will Champion, 34, the drummer from Coldplay.
Game of Thrones, the runaway hit HBO series that also manages to be backed by critical praise, has already done a pretty good job making household names and up-and-coming stars out of such actors as Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Sean Bean (Ned Stark), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Michelle Fairley (Catelyn Stark), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Jack Gleeson (Joffrey Baratheon), but soon there will be even more characters you'll have to keep up with, as season three of Game of Thrones will introduce a bevy of new faces to the seven kingdoms.
Game of Thrones, despite its popularity among nerds and anti-nerds alike, became decidedly less popular when creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss admitted that one of the decapitated heads on a spike in a season one episode was in the likeness of former President of the United States George W.
Everyone was buzzing about the debut of the "shadow monster' at the end of last week's cliffhanger episode of HBO's runaway hit series, Game of Thrones, starring Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey.
While the rampant global popularity of the likes of the Harry Potter series and Twilight have heralded a seismic shift in the way fantasy fiction is received, few amongst us can honestly say hand-on-heart that they saw this one coming.
After over eight months of agonizing limbo, Game of Thrones fans are now merely weeks away from the pivotal return of the HBO fantasy show's second season, after a shocking season one finale that left Sean Bean's character, Ned Stark, dead.