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Reply #6685 on: June 19, 2019, 04:58:32 AM

Well, yeah....which is kinda why I wonder about the approach they are taking.  People are basically telling them "no, we want this not that".  And they are saying they know better.  Maybe they do, we'll see. 

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Reply #6686 on: June 19, 2019, 08:16:37 AM

They absolutely do know better, which is why we pay them.

Also noone sane is asking for a Arya spin off. So really everyone knows better. The question is being asked by hacks looking for a quote they can twist into clickbait, and by nobody else ever.

I'm entirely up for a GoTverse series produced by good people, set well away from the headaches of the last 4 years of GoT. It is a really good setting.

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Reply #6687 on: June 19, 2019, 08:33:59 AM

Anyone asking for an Arya sequel is a dumbass that shouldn't be listened to in the first place.

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Reply #6688 on: June 19, 2019, 09:38:51 AM

They have a limited library because they have a specific brand of 'limited library of things that are not shit'.

If they start churning out shit, their brand becomes just 'limited library' and they are fucked.

HBO is owned by AT&T now. Those guys donít give a shit about quality, they just want to see revenue.

Expect the production quality to go down and the number of shows green lit to go up. AT&T will want hem to throw shit at the wall and see what sticks.

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Reply #6689 on: June 19, 2019, 09:50:10 AM

Well, if your whole schtick is "which of these bad spinoffs will hurt us the least", then sure.  But an Arya spinoff has more chance of pleasing fans then probably whatever they are coming up with.

I don't know enough about HBO's service, however, so I don't know how risk-averse they are or should be.  Seems to me that HBO has a pretty limited library, which means they need hits hits hits.
A completely new story told in the GoT universe has a coinflip chance of being good, but if it's mediocre it won't make anyone really angry. A bad Arya spinoff would piss off a lot of people, and Arya's content in the last two seasons doesn't really inspire me to think they know what to do with her post-Books. If the Hound had lived, I'd have more faith in a potential Arya spinoff because at least we'd have had good banter between the two of them.

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Reply #6690 on: June 19, 2019, 11:18:56 AM

I personally would rather have that Arya goes west spinoff than whatever the fuck they are trying to shoehorn Naomi Watts into.

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Reply #6691 on: June 19, 2019, 12:06:58 PM

Yeah, and so would most people, despite what the above neckbeards are trying to intimate to the contrary.

Granted, HBO may still have the right of it.  Time will tell.

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Reply #6692 on: June 19, 2019, 06:32:54 PM


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Reply #6693 on: June 20, 2019, 12:40:11 AM

Apropos, the only thing people would want more than an Arya spinoff is and Arya+Hound spinoff.  Had he not fallen to his death.  Or hey, revive his ass somehow, wouldn't be the first time.

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Reply #6694 on: June 20, 2019, 08:16:49 AM

I personally would rather have that Arya goes west spinoff than whatever the fuck they are trying to shoehorn Naomi Watts into.

Time to do this would be in decade when everyone has calmed the fuck down about season 8, and Dream of Spring is hypothetically being published.

Or never. Never is good.

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Reply #6695 on: June 22, 2019, 05:55:44 AM

Talking about pregnancy: Did you notice that Cersei was pregnant at the end of the last season but now drinks wine again and almost cried when Euron made that line about putting a baby in her stomach. She is really not having any luck with her kids. :/

That was indeed what happened :
https://www.thewrap.com/game-of-thrones-cersei-had-a-miscarriage-in-deleted-season-7-scene-lena-headey-says/



Showing that would have distracted from turning her into a comic book black queen, so good they cut it out.

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Reply #6696 on: June 22, 2019, 06:29:53 AM

https://youtu.be/IsBA4VRx278

A Cersei compilation video. Very professionally made and think showing well rounded picture of her character.

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