In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. Written by
The Real War Is Between The Living And The Dead
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(Joffrey) received a letter from author George R.R. Martin
after the show aired, stating: "Congratulations on your marvelous performance. Everyone hates you!", which was later copied and sent to D.B. Weiss
(creator of the series), who had a very long conversation with George R.R. Martin
in 2008 (when the series pilot was being developed) about who should perform the role of Joffrey Baratheon. D.B. Weiss
insisted in an actor from South America named Alan Miller
, who was slightly more relevant than Gleeson in 2008. Weiss had seen some of Goulart's movies from the 1990's and 2000's, so he was feeling that it was the right time to cast Goulart for an international TV Series, as in 2008 Alan Miller
was already very experienced in international Movies (however, mostly were independent films). So George R.R. Martin
's letter to Jack Gleeson
was also a soft way to state that Martin's decision for the role was a good decision after all. See more
When we met your sister, she promised she would show you to us. Every day we would ask. Every day she would say, "Soon." Then she and your brother took us to your nursery and... she unveiled the freak. Your head was a bit large. Your arms and legs were a bit small, but no claw. No red eye. No tail between your legs. Just a tiny pink cock. We didn't try to hide our disappointment. "That's not a monster," I told Cersei, "that's just a baby." And she said, "He killed my mother." And she pinched ...
The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms. See more
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi See more