WATCHERS ON THE WALL – HBO Spain has released a new video of their own production on Facebook to promote the incoming seventh season of Game of Thrones. Yesterday, they went to the streets of Madrid and showed off exclusive footage from the upcoming season to passers-by. We may not be as lucky as they were, but through their promotional video we get a glimpse of what they saw: characters old and new, new settings, and battle scenes too!
HBO Spain has released a new video of their own production on Facebook to promote the incoming seventh season of Game of Thrones. Yesterday, they went to the streets of Madrid and showed off exclusive footage from the upcoming season to passers-by. We may not be as lucky as they were, but through their promotional video we get a glimpse of what they saw: characters old and new, new settings, and battle scenes too!
Jane Campion’s Croisette Return With ‘Top Of The Lake’: “Anything Seen On A Big Screen Is Right For This Festival”
DEADLINE – It’d have been hard to guess, going into Cannes, that by far the most entertaining of my Croisette interviews would be with Jane Campion, and her Top of the Lake: China Girl cast. After all, the first season of Top of the Lake was dark, following Elisabeth Moss’s Robin Griffin, a tortured detective investigating the pregnancy and disappearance of a 12-year-old girl. And Moss had prepped me, ahead of the festival, that China Girl was darker still, opening with a prostitute’s body shoved into a suitcase, pushed over a cliff.
Here is a lovely new photoshoot of Gwendoline from when she visited Cannes.
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ELLE – According the new Game of Thrones trailer, “The great war is here.” Well, not quite—the HBO show won’t return until July 16. Luckily, we ran into Gwendoline Christie at the Cannes Film Festival, and she gave us a few tidbits to keep us going.
“Season seven is where things really start to heat up,” Christie said, “and you start to see unlikely combinations, unlikely attitudes, and unlikely acts.” She also confessed she’s having a hard time with the show coming to an end sometime soon. “I’m not really dealing with it,” she said, laughing. “I mean, we all know with GoT that, each season, part of the fun is you don’t know what characters are going to live or die.” We sure hope she isn’t hinting that our beloved warrior Brienne of Tarth might get the hatchet.
The actress also confirmed that there will be another season after this one, so there’s hope she’ll last long enough for that. “I believe there will be an eighth season,” she said, “and what I will say is I have loved the experience of working on that show…I’ve made some wonderful friendships out of it, so hopefully I’ll be able to keep those.”
Christie is in Cannes to promote her new show, the second season of Top of the Lake, which costars Elisabeth Moss, as detective Robin Griffin, and Nicole Kidman. The first season was set in New Zealand, but this time around the action has moved to Sydney, and there’s a whole new mystery to solve. Christie plays Griffin’s police partner, Miranda, who is nothing like the immovable, confident Brienne of GoT or Christie’s Star Wars character, Captain Phasma. Instead, Miranda’s a slightly unhinged fangirl type who seems a bit lost. “She’s struggling with everything,” Christie said. “She’s struggling with life, and not being very good at anything at all, and that interested me.”