Swedish-born actor Max von Sydow, the Game of Thrones star, has died in France aged 90. Sydow’s seven-decade career saw him go from starring in iconic art-house movies by Ingmar Bergman to appearing in English-language hits including The Exorcist. Von Sydow took French citizenship in 2002 and renounced his Swedish nationality, but remains fondly remembered in his homeland.
A new Game of Thrones prequel has been announced by HBO, after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel revealed on Twitter that it’s given a 10-episode order to House of the Dragon, set 300 years before the original series that ended its eight-season run in May. The prequel is based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, HBO said.
The latest HBO’s ” Game of Thrones” documentary, “The Last Watch,” featured footage from the cast’s table read of all six final episodes. The footage show that the Lord Varys actor Conleth Hill looks less than pleased about the fate of his character, as he is seen closing his script and throwing it on the table after reading his last lines.