Inside "Sons of the Harpy"

Once again we return to bring you all the bonus features from HBO, bringing you inside the episode of "Sons of the Harpy".  This week we have George R.R. Martin talking about the High Sparrow and the Faith Militant; and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark( talking about her relationship with Littlefinger.  

Inside the Episode with David Benioff and Dan Weiss

George R.R. Martin on The High Sparrow & The Faith Militant 

Sophie Turner on Trusting Littlefinger 

Plot Synopses for Episodes 501-503

Plot Synopses for Episodes 501-503

Plot synopses for the first three episodes of season five of Game of Thrones have surfaced thanks to SpoilerTV.  As all of these synopses usually are they are quite vague, but still give us a nice little picture of what we can expect to see unfold, and who will be the major focus of each episode.  These synopses have since been confirmed in the HBO schedule.  

Of course for spoiler reasons, you can find the synopses below the break.  Enjoy!

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First Four Episode Titles Revealed

With just over a month until the premier of season 5 of Game of Thrones we get our first bit of news on the actual episode titles.  Unfortunately its on the titles for the first four episodes of the season, but I'm sure that means it'll just be a bit longer until we get the titles for the other six.

The titles are:

Episode 501: "The Wars to Come"

Episode 502: "The House of Black and White"

Episode 503: "High Sparrow"

Episode 504: "The Sons of the Harpy"

So what do you make of these titles?  And which one gets you the most excited for the upcoming season?

The High Sparrow Cast

The High Sparrow Cast

So continuing my individual postings for each new character that was announced in HBO's video Season 5 - New Cast Memberslets look at the High Sparrow.  This character is going to be an entirely new character for show-watchers, with no previous mentioning's or family connections.  The High Sparrow will be played by Jonathan Pryce, who has previously been in the The Pirates of The Caribbean movies as Governor Weatherby Swann.

Now I don't really wanna say to much about the High Sparrow, simply because any description about the character may be taken as spoiler for some.  For this reason HBO's description of the High Sparrow will be below the break.  So for those of you have not read the books don't read any further, and simply look forward to seeing this new character in season 5.

The High Sparrow was described in HBO's press release as:

A devout and pious man, the High Sparrow came to King’s Landing to serve those forgotten by much of the world – the poor, the downtrodden and the infirm – and quickly amassed a large following. His fellow believers have swarmed over the city, ministering to the lowest and decrying the corruption of the highest.

Possible slight spoilers at the end of this post, I try to be very vague.  So if you'r curious about my thoughts on this casting continue reading. 

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Season 5 New Cast Members!

New Cast Members:

  • Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell
  • Toby Sebastian as Trystane Martell
  • Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon
  • DeObia Oparei as Areo Hotah
  • Enzo Cilenti as Yezzan
  • Jessica Henwick as Nymeria Sand
  • Rosabell Laurenti Sellers as Tyene Sand
  • Keisha Castle-Hughes as Obara Sand
  • Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow

Click the links above to read my thoughts on these castings!

 

Season 5 Character Update

Thanks to a Winter Is Coming post we have a better idea as to some of the new characters we can expect to see in season 5 of Game of Thrones. With the recent news of HBO looking to film in Spain this next season this character update does a great deal to support the speculation that Spain will be used for shooting the Dornish scenes.

You can find all of the character information below the break, but be warned some of the information may be spoilerish.

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