It’s official: HBO has greenlit the A Game of Thrones TV series! They’ve also released the very first promotional image for the series.
George R. R. Martin posted a lot in one go on his LiveJournal this morning, including news about the HBO Game of Thrones pilot and A Dance with Dragons.
Like Sean Bean, Lena Headey wasn’t one of the first people I thought of as cast members for A Game of Thrones, but she’s a great choice for the role.
Here’s a list of all the currently confirmed cast members for HBO’s A Game of Thrones, with links to web pages with pictures and/or info on them.
George R. R. Martin, David Benioff, and D.B. Weiss cannot reveal the five newly-cast roles in HBO’s A Game of Thrones pilot, Martin dropped some hints.
Matthew Surridge of Montreal Gazette interviewed George R. R. Martin at the Anticipation, the 67th Worldcon, and an mp3 file of the interview is available
UPDATE: Jennifer Ehle has been replaced by Irish actress Michelle Fairley. Check out the announcement at Hollywood Reporter.
I just got around to reading it this morning, and I think that David Benioff did a terrific job so far.