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'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Address 'Funny' Coffee Cup Mishap!

The Game of Thrones showrunners are addressing the coffee cup mishap for the first time!

D.B. Weiss and David Benioff are talking about the Starbucks cup that accidentally appeared in season eight’s fourth episode and they’re finding the whole situation “funny.”

“We were concentrating so much on Daenerys and Jon Snow that we just didn’t see this coffee cup right in the middle,” David shared with Japan’s Star Channel. “So at first I couldn’t believe it, and then it was an embarrassment because, ‘How did we not see this coffee cup in the middle of the shot?’ And then, eventually, it was just funny. This one is just a mistake, and it’s kind of funny to us now.”

David then went on to compare the mistake to making a Persian rug, explaining that “it’s tradition that you make a little mistake, because only God can do anything perfect. So I guess for us, that was just our… Persian rug.”

D.B. then chimed in, jokingly adding, “That’s why I put the coffee cup there.”

'Game of Thrones' Creators David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Heading to Netflix

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have struck a big deal with Netflix.

The Game of Thrones showrunners, both age 48, teamed up with the streaming giant for a multimillion-dollar, multi-year overall deal, Variety reports.

The duo will write, produce, and direct new series and films exclusively at Netflix.

“We are thrilled to welcome master storytellers David Benioff and Dan Weiss to Netflix,” Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement. “They are a creative force and have delighted audiences worldwide with their epic storytelling. We can’t wait to see what their imaginations will bring to our members.”

“We’ve had a beautiful run with HBO for more than a decade and we’re grateful to everyone there for always making us feel at home,” David Benioff and D.B. Weiss added. “Over the past few months we’ve spent many hours talking to Cindy Holland and Peter Friedlander, as well as Ted Sarandos and Scott Stuber. We remember the same shots from the same ‘80s movies; we love the same books; we’re excited about the same storytelling possibilities. Netflix has built something astounding and unprecedented, and we’re honored they invited us to join them.”

READ MORE: ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Are Working on ‘Star Wars’ Movie!

'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Pull Out of Comic-Con 2019 Appearance

The showrunners for Game of Thrones are no longer attending the GOT panel at 2019 Comic-Con in San Diego, Calif.

The panel lineup released on Wednesday (July 19) revealed that David Benioff and Dan Weiss are no longer scheduled for the event, nor are director Miguel Sapochnik, Nathalie Emmanuel and Iain Glen.

However, plenty of stars from the show are still schedule to attend, including Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isaac Hempstead Wright and John Bradley.

If you didn’t know, Game of Thrones recently broke a record for most Emmy nominations in a single season. One Emmys nomination in particular had some fans confused.

The Game of Thrones Comic-Con panel is in Hall H on Friday (July 19) at 5 p.m. PT.

'Game of Thrones' Writers Top Search Result for Humiliating Reason


Game of Thrones has become one of the biggest shows in history, and has topped Google’s searches with questions about characters and fan theories.

But as of Monday (July 8), GoT is still be one of people’s top searches – but this time people are slamming show creators D.B. Weiss and David Beioff as “bad writers.”

The smear campaign started on Reddit with a post titled, “Bad Writers. Upvote this post so it’s the first result when you google ‘Bad writers,” along with photos of the creators.

Now if you search “bad writers” in Google’s search box, the GoT writers appear.

Back in May, David and D.B. fired their manager as they work on their new Star Wars trilogy series.

'Game of Thrones' Creators Fire Manager Ahead of New TV Deal

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are parting ways with their longtime manager, Guymon Casady at Management 360.

The Game of Thrones creators confirmed the news on Wednesday (May 29).

Guymon has been a good friend and partner to us for many years, and we look forward to the next chapter in our relationship. His eye for great material is keener than it’s ever been, and we expect to be producing many shows and films with him in the future,” they said in a statement.

The two had worked with Guymon for 20 years, and he was a producer on Game of Thrones and connected them with the George R.R. Martin book series.

They are now shopping for a new television overall deal, according to The Hollywood Reporter. They’re also writing a new Star Wars trilogy, with the first film due in 2022.

'Game of Thrones' Creators David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Are Working on 'Star Wars' Movie!

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are working on the upcoming Star Wars movie due out in 2022, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed during the MoffettNathanson Media and Communications Summit on Tuesday (May 14) in New York City.

This news follows the revelation that there will be a trio of untitled Star Wars movies following Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

“We’re hard at work already, but we felt three years was the proper amount of time to not only take a breather and reset, but to gear up for the next film’s release. We did a deal with David Benioff and Dan Weiss, who are famous for Game of Thrones and the next movie that we release will be theirs, and we’re not saying anything more about that,” he said.

Following the 2022 movie, the next Star Wars movies will come out in 2024 and 2026.