George R.R. Martin has released some exciting news on his blog: After a 30-year relationship, he's tied the knot with his longtime partner Parris. In addition to his wedding photos, GRRM also posted a great pic of the Stark children (Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, and Sophie Turner) posing with Sophie's new adopted pet, Zunni - the dog who played Lady in Game of Thrones.
Our on-set correspondent Bryan Cogman has already covered his adventures with "MAY-ster vs. MY-ster," but what about the dozens of other debatable pronunciations in Game of Thrones? Sure, no one's too confused by "Ned Stark" or "Jon Snow," but what about Ser Barristan Selmy and the city of Asshai? For the right answers, look no further than the official pronunciation guide assembled by the production team:
After our first fan-art post, the response has been pretty amazing. Many artists have offered up their takes on the characters of Westeros. Below are a few images that caught our eyes. Keep the submissions coming!
The 'Game of Thrones' family is mourning the loss of actress Margaret John, who died Tuesday, February 2, at the age of 84. Her career in television and filmed spanned more than 50 years before she took on the role of Old Nan on in the new series. GOT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss had this to say about her: "We were deeply saddened to hear about Margaret's passing. She was a warm and wonderful person, and she was completely fantastic in her scenes with Isaac. We wish she could see them...but many people will, and they will love her. We will miss her terribly."