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'Game of Thrones' Cast to Get Big Pay Raises for Seasons 7 & 8

The lead cast of Game of Thrones is set to receive big pay bumps for their work on the seventh and eighth seasons of the show, if their characters survive until then that is!

It has been rumored that season eight might be the final season of the smash hit HBO series and the five leads – Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) – all will get big raises.

The five stars will each “earn upward of $500,000 per episode of season seven and in the likely eighth season,” according to THR.

This pay increase will make the actors some of the highest paid stars on cable TV!

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Finale Is Longest Episode in Show History!

Minor spoilers ahead!

The Game of Thrones finale title and run time has just been revealed…and it’s the longest episode to date!

The title of the episode is “The Winds of Winter” and will air on June 26. The episode will be a whopping 69 minutes long, which is the longest Game of Thrones episode that has ever aired.

The second to last episode will air on June 19, and is titled “The Battle of the Bastards.” This episode will be 60 minutes long.

Be sure to tune in to the final episodes!

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Kristin Chenoweth Sings Along to 'Game of Thrones' Music

Kristin Chenoweth stands next to the piano and gets her voice warmed up in this new video posted to her Facebook account.

The Emmy and Tony-winning entertainer is currently touring around the country and she mixed things up during her vocal warmup this weekend by singing along to the Game of Thrones theme music.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristin Chenoweth

“Well I love you @GameOfThrones #winteriscoming,” Kristin tweeted.

Visit OfficialKristinChenoweth.com right now to see the full list of Kristin‘s upcoming concerts!


Kristin Chenoweth Sings Along to ‘Game of Thrones’ Music

'Game of Thrones' Producer Comments on [Spoiler's] Shocking Return!

Spoilers! Don’t continue reading if you haven’t watched tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones.

Sandor Clegane, aka The Hound, returned to Game of Thrones for the first time since season four during the latest episode on Sunday (June 5).

“He was always going to come back, it was just a matter of how,” executive producer Bryan Cogman, who wrote the episode, told EW about The Hound.

He continued, “It was my favorite week on Game of Thrones because it’s a beautiful little three-act play. Very much on purpose it tonally doesn’t really feel like Game of Thrones until the end when everyone gets slaughtered. Ian McShane (Brother Ray) is a New Age ex-warrior with a painful history of violence, and he’s found his own flock trying to rebuild their lives. He sees Sandor as a candidate. He recognizes in Sandor a bit of himself. The Hound, apart from being grateful, starts to open up to him. He’s the first and only friend he’s ever friend in his life. And that was an interesting relationship to explore. The scenes have a light touch and gentleness and humanity and humor that you don’t find on the show – then the raiders ride in. The Hound is few miles away chopping wood and they come back and slaughter everybody, pushing him back into the cycle of violence.

Fans React to Shocking Arya Stark Moment on 'Game of Thrones'

SPOILER ALERT! Don’t continue reading if you don’t want to know what happened on tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones ended in a shocking moment on Sunday (June 5) — Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) was stabbed in the stomach several times by the Waif.

As soon as the moment happened, fans seemed shocked and took to Twitter (though it’s important to note, there was footage of Arya, seemingly alive and well, in scenes for next week’s episode).

Read some fan tweets below…

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'Game of Thrones' Season 7 May Feature Fewer Episodes

Director Jack Bender may have just confirmed the amount of episodes Game of Thrones season seven will feature.

During an interview with Vanity Fair, the director, who helmed two episodes in the sixth season, was asked if he would be back next season.

“I don’t know the answer to that. They’re only doing seven [episodes], and they’ve got their regulars who have done it forever. I know that I had a wonderful experience doing the show and I know that Dan and David are thrilled with the shows, but I’ve got this series I’m mounting for the beginning of 2017 based on Stephen King’s trilogy of books, starting with Mr. Mercedes…I haven’t been asked yet and I also don’t know what their schedule is going to be. But under the best of circumstances, schedule and everything, I had a great experience doing the show. If available and they wanted me to, I would love to do that,” Jack said.

Earlier in the year, it was disclosed there may only be 13 episodes left in the entire series, but numbers were never fully disclosed.

'Game of Thrones' Producer Talks Shocking Character Return (Spoilers!)

SPOILER ALERT! Don’t continue reading if you don’t want to know what happens on tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones.

A shocking reveal came during the Sunday (May 29) episode of Game of Thrones! Benjen Stark (Joseph Mawle) made his first appearance on the show since the pilot episode. You may remember, the character vanished after wandering North of the Wall.

“It’s hard for me to talk about Benjen’s return without getting into the nitty gritty of the adaptation process. But, yeah, season 6 is rife with Stark reunions! That’s another thing that’s been very heartening to track with the fans. The show is so sprawling and there are so many threads, but, at it’s heart it’s largely about this good family that was torn apart. So seeing some of them connect again (Jon, Sansa), (Benjen, Bran) was very satisfying to write and to shoot. And it was great to have Joe Mawle back with us – it must have been a trip for him to step back into the character after so long – but he’s also decidedly not the Benjen of season 1, so that was fun to explore,” co-executive producer Bryan Cogman told EW.

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