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The Daily Beast: "Game of Thrones: 10 Secrets About HBO's Adaptation"

Fans of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire," adapted by HBO as Game of Thrones, already know the novels inside and out. I go behind the scenes to offer 10 secrets from the HBO drama, launching April 17.

Over at The Daily Beast, you can read my latest feature (which is for the die-hard fans of the novels as well as those looking for some behind-the-scenes details about the HBO production), entitled "Game of Thrones: 10 Secrets About HBO's Adaptation," in which I speak to George R.R. Martin, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Dothraki language developer David Peterson (and get an exclusive translation of a key phrase), weapons master Tommy Dunne, set designer Gemma Jackson, head animal trainer Jim Warren, HBO entertainment president Sue Naegle, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, set decorator Richard Roberts, and supervising prop maker Gavin Jones.

Among the topics discussed: Martin's unseen cameo from the original pilot, the crystal blade that the White Walkers use, the Dothraki language, Castle Black and The Wall, food, the direwolves, the Iron Throne, splitting up "A Storm of Swords" into two seasons, where Martin is on Book Five ("A Dance with Dragons"), and what Season Two of Game of Thrones could hold (including which characters the guys are most excited to tackle), and much more...

Game of Thrones premieres Sunday, April 17th at 9 pm ET/PT on HBO.

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