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Game of Thrones
Originally posted 09/25/2012 06:00AM
Winter is coming!
Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Richard Madden kicked off the Emmys with a work out in Beverly Hills on Sunday morning.
Hours before the big awards show, the pair, who play prominent members of dueling families on HBO's hit fantasy drama, were spotted at the fitness center at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Dinklage, who earned a nomination for his role as Tyrion Lannister, jogged on the treadmill as Madden, who plays King in the North Robb Stark lifted weights.
"Richard was really working up a sweat!" an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
While Dinklage didn't take home an award, Game of Thrones did win Emmys for outstanding sound editing for a series, outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series, outstanding special visual effects, outstanding art direction for a single-camera series, outstanding costumes for a series and outstanding makeup (non-prosthetic) for a single-camera series.
Originally posted 09/22/2012 04:30PM
Only the accountants at Ernst & Young – the official vote-counters for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – know who will take home an Emmy during Sunday's ceremony.
Until then it's anyone's guess. But we can tell you which Emmy nominees are getting the most buzz among 170.89 million Facebook users in the U.S.
Based on the number of "Likes" and the number of mentions on the social networking site, it seems Sofia Vergara is a fan favorite. The Modern Family star leads over Kristen Wiig, Mayim Bialik, Julie Bowen, Merritt Wever and Kathryn Joosten for the supporting comedy actress category.
Originally posted 08/27/2012 10:15AM
Have Game of Thrones costars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie taken their blossoming love story south of the wall?
The pair enjoyed a dinner date at London's Rossopomodoro restaurant earlier this month, and engaged in a little PDA at the table, according to TMZ.com.
Seems the couple's on-screen chemistry, as Jon Snow and Ygritte, may have spilled over into real life.
Originally posted 07/25/2012 08:00PM
Lena Headey is single again.
The actress, who plays the villainous queen Cersei Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones, filed for divorce from musician Peter Loughran on July 20, according to court documents filed in L.A. Superior County Court.
Headey, 38, cites irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.
Originally posted 07/19/2012 09:20AM
The men are still mad, breaking is still bad – and announcer Jimmy Kimmel isn't ashamed to let you see him in his pajamas. So it went as the 64th annual Primetime Emmy nominations were revealed early Thursday morning.
When the dust settled, not only was Kimmel himself nominated for hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live, but Mad Men and American Horror Story led the pack – with 17 nominations each.
The race is also on between top dramatic series lead actor contenders Jon Hamm, for Mad Men, and Bryan Cranston, for Breaking Bad – while both of their shows are also in the running for best dramatic series, along with Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and Homeland.
The other actor nominees are Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey); Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire); Michael C. Hall (Dexter); and Damian Lewis (Homeland).
Originally posted 06/14/2012 10:15AM
George W. Bush was once head of state. Today, he may be more concerned with the state of his head.
HBO has apologized for gruesomely disrespecting the former president by putting the likeness of his head on a stake in the network's fantasy hit Game of Thrones – in a scene that the producers joke about in the commentary track on the DVD. (Watch on io9.com.)
"We were deeply dismayed to see this and find it unacceptable, disrespectful and in very bad taste," HBO said in a statement.
Originally posted 06/04/2012 04:00PM
The season 2 finale of HBO's Game of Thrones was packed with dirty, bloody, twists, turns and cliffhangers.
If you haven't yet watched the action-packed season ender and don't want it spoiled, stop reading. Otherwise, here are the biggest moments from a show full of big moments – tell us which one was your favorite.
Originally posted 06/01/2012 07:00PM
Guess you could say she paid the iron spice.
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams, who plays tough-as-nails Arya Stark on the HBO favorite, attempted the "cinnamon challenge" – an Internet meme where people attempt to eat a tablespoon of cinnamon and go a minute without drinking anything (and film the results, of course).
Trying "loads" of cinnamon, the actress, 15, manages to keep the cinnamon down for a few seconds before spitting it out in a cloud of smoke ... much like a dragon.
"Why is this so entertaining, watching people suffer?" her friend asks. Williams would know: The brutal Game of Thrones is a runaway hit.
– Cara Lynn Shultz
Originally posted 05/20/2012 11:00AM
HBO's Game of Thrones features a roster of down and dirty men – guys like mud-soaked Jaime Lannister – but they clean up rather nicely.
The latest issue of VMAN magazine features the actor who plays Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, looking more like Prince Charming.
Whether his King-slaying character is dirtied and beaten-down or scrubbed up for the palace, playing him is a joy, the actor says.
"Working on Game of Thrones isn't difficult – it's challenging, which is great," he tells VMAN. "When you do a show where the writing is weak, it's difficult. But on Game of Thrones we have such brilliant writing. The challenge here is to not f––– it up."
Originally posted 05/10/2012 10:00AM
Game of Thrones star Sean Bean was arrested Wednesday and questioned on suspicion of sending abusive text messages and making harassing phone calls to his ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe.
"A 53-year-old man attended a central London police station by appointment yesterday, where he was arrested on suspicion of harassment and bailed until a later date," a Scotland Yard spokesman tells PEOPLE. According to police, the man was questioned but not charged.
The Daily Mirror identified the man as Bean, 53, and posted a photo of him arriving at the police station.
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