‘House of the Dragon’ Is Already Repeating the Same Mistakes as ‘Game of Thrones’

Nov 02, 2019 18:15


‘House of the Dragon’ Is Already Repeating the Same Mistakes as ‘Game of Thrones’ https://t.co/rGkzlLLBcq pic.twitter.com/o1vKCUjAIe
- IndieWire (@IndieWire) November 2, 2019
On the same day that news broke about the cancellation of a female-led, female-written, female-directed “Game of Thrones” prequel pilot. HBO announced that it had sent a new ( Read more... )

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2morrowww November 2 2019, 19:27:15 UTC
can't wait for them to give meria martell a sex scene

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war_machine_rox November 2 2019, 19:30:11 UTC
that will focus primarily on the Targaryen men, with a creative team consisting entirely of men

Yay

... )

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alienjiive November 2 2019, 19:52:33 UTC
That Lena gif always cracks me up lol

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ledgers November 2 2019, 19:57:33 UTC
sthlmsyndrom November 3 2019, 10:33:54 UTC
"And now they're being written by men. Who are the least interesting thing to me in the irl universe."

this is a perfect summary of my feelings!

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metyouwho November 2 2019, 19:32:41 UTC
Isn’t this based on Fire and Blood Volume 1? That book had so many female characters that were fully developed and more interesting than the male characters.

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helyanwe89 November 2 2019, 23:13:30 UTC
They said that, but now it seems like GRRM is saying it'll just be the Dance of Dragons - so the Greens vs the Blacks.

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sthlmsyndrom November 3 2019, 10:35:07 UTC
Right!... like right from the start in fire and blood aegon isn't interesting at all, its rahenys and visenya that bring all interest and tension

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galaxized November 2 2019, 19:38:56 UTC
literally whomst gives a fuck about targ men?

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kansascshuffle November 2 2019, 20:28:19 UTC
I mean, seriously though? Do MEN even care about Targ men? As far as I know they only care about Stannis the mannis and a few chosen other guys. Give them sth about Bear Island, idek.

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voldy06 November 2 2019, 21:16:14 UTC
I think Prince Daemon Targaryen aka the Rogue Prince is pretty popular and considered a badass.

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hateistoodark November 2 2019, 21:38:42 UTC
Men only vaguely care about Aegon the conqueror and maybe Orys Baratheon.

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screamingintune November 2 2019, 19:39:14 UTC
did they really say it would be focused on Targaryen men? that seems like a bizarre thing to say even for HBO

anyway I'm not super enthused but I'm a little bitch so I'll still watch it I'm sure

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