Madonna and Other Celebrity Fans Of Game Of Thrones [WATCH VIDEOS]
“Game of Thrones” Season 4 is fast approaching! With only a few weeks to wait, you’re not the only one frustrated from waiting for its impending premiere date. In fact, even celebrities aren’t immune to the popular HBO fantasy series.
Recently, Madonna joined this list of celebrities who are die hard fans of “Game of Thrones.”
Well, the Queen of Pop isn’t the only one who got into the “Game Of Thrones” cosplay hype. The trend even invaded the Halloween party scene in 2013.
According to Huffington Post, ”Veronica Mars” lead star Kristen Bell, who reprised her famous TV role again in a movie in 2014, is a die hard fan.
In 2013, Kristen and her husband, “Parenthood” star Dax Shepard, dressed up as Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo. Check Dax’s tweet about it.
— dax shepard (@daxshepard1) November 5, 2013
It was also reported in US Weekly that Hollywood couple Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy threw a star-studded Game of Thrones-themed Halloween Party.
In an interview with Vulture, “The Mindy Project” cast member Ike Barinholtz dressed up for Adam Levine’s Halloween party as Catelyn Stark’s lady knight Brienne while his wife as Brienne’s prisoner, the kingslayer Jamie Lannister.
GOT is aca-awesome!
Aside from being costars in “Pitch Perfect” co-stars, Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks and Adam DeVine are also fans of HBO’s fantasy drama.
According to an article from Cultural Learnings, Anna and Elizabeth Banks joins the other celebrities who were given their own personalized “Influencer” 2013 wooden chests including Mindy Kaling, Bruno Mars, Jaime King, Patton Oswalt, Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien.
Adam, who plays the rude jock-nerd Bumper in the movie, and his Workaholics’ co-star Anders Holm and Blake Anderson made a hilarious parody video for Team Coco, which appears to be a “lost” audition tape for Season 4.
Celebs react to Red Wedding via Twitter.
The Red Wedding on Season 3, Episode 9: “The Rains of Castamere” is indeed one of the most-awaited and controversial events in both the “Game of Thrones” books and in TV series. Apparently, we are not the only ones who are devastated with the death of Catelyn, Robb and their troops.
Wetpaint and Glamour compiled the best celebrity reactions on Twitterverse. Here are some of them:
Thanks Game of Thrones for guaranteeing a few solid years of therapy. #sendingHBOmymedicalbills
— Patrick J Adams (@halfadams) June 3, 2013
My outlook on life is bleak. But I’ve never been this low. Thanks #GOT for making me love things and then slaughtering them before my eyes.
— Troian (@SleepintheGardn) June 3, 2013
A “Thronie” by marriage.
Remember “The Whole Nine Yards” actress Amanda Peet? Maybe this did not pass your GOT radar, but she’s married to the show’s co-creator David Benioff since 2006 and they got 2 lovely daughters already! According to Vanity Fair, .Peet used to help her husband with editing a few scripts before making another career as a playwright
In an interview with Huffington Post, she is proud to say that she’s “addicted.”
“I’m like a coke addict for Game of Thrones,” Peet told the Huffington Post.
“[David Benioff’s] like my drug lord. When he brings home dailies, I’m like shaking in the corner,” she added.’
Elijah Wood: From “The Lord of the Rings” (LOTR) to “Game of Thrones” (GOT):
Known in the world of fantasy books and movies as “Frodo,” the famous star of the “Lord of the Rings” franchise, it’s not surprising that he is a fan of GOT.
In a sit-down interview with Conan O’Brien, he shared how he is crazy for the HBO series.
“I’d never been to Northern Ireland before… As we’re landing, I’m literally humming out loud the Game of Thrones’ theme… I did actually manage to get a chance to visit the set… I actually got to sit on the Iron Throne… I actually got a Winterfell candle,” said Wood in the interview with Conan O’Brien.
Click HERE for the entire clip of his interview on Conan which was aired on July 17,2012.
According to NY Mag, President Obama is a TV fanatic. He cites popular shows such as HBO’s “Game of Thrones”, “The Wire” and “Boardwalk Empire,” AMC’s “Breaking Bad and “Mad Men,” Netflix’s “House of Cards”, iTV’s Downton Abbey” and Showtime’s Homeland” as some of his favourites.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Benioff and Weiss (creators of Game of Thrones) confirmed the rumors that the “Most Powerful Man In The World” received advanced copies of the show’s 4th season.
“One perk of being the most powerful man in the world: yes, you get to see episodes early.” the pair said in a joint email that can be seen in the Vanity Fair report.
BONUS. Check out this spot-on parody of The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon, which was aired on May 24, 2013.
According to Split Slider, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” went all out for “Game of Desks,” the show’s 10-minute “Game of Thrones” parody that aired on Friday night, May 24, 2013.
“Game of Thrones” Season 4 Episode 1 entitled “Two Swords” premieres on April 6, 2014 at 9 p.m. on HBO.
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