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USA: George R.R. Martin defends Game of Thrones gore-fest01:25

USA: George R.R. Martin defends Game of Thrones gore-fest

United States, San Diego
July 26, 2014 at 20:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin was joined by actors including Kit Harington and the producers of the hit television programme Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2014. Besides Martin and Harrington, the panel included D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, Pedro Pascal, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gwendoline Christie, Roy McCann, Maisie Williams, Natalie Dormer, Sophie Turner, Rose Leslie and John Bradley.

Thousands of people waited outside for the chance to attend the panel, but only about 3,000 were lucky enough to get a seat inside the San Diego Convention Center's largest hall. At the panel, Martin discussed his reputation for killing off characters in his novels, claiming that the producers of the television adaption were much more bloodthirsty than himself.

Season five of 'Game of Thrones' does not have an official premiere date yet, but it is expected to debut in early 2015.

USA: George R.R. Martin defends Game of Thrones gore-fest01:25
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Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin was joined by actors including Kit Harington and the producers of the hit television programme Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2014. Besides Martin and Harrington, the panel included D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, Pedro Pascal, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gwendoline Christie, Roy McCann, Maisie Williams, Natalie Dormer, Sophie Turner, Rose Leslie and John Bradley.

Thousands of people waited outside for the chance to attend the panel, but only about 3,000 were lucky enough to get a seat inside the San Diego Convention Center's largest hall. At the panel, Martin discussed his reputation for killing off characters in his novels, claiming that the producers of the television adaption were much more bloodthirsty than himself.

Season five of 'Game of Thrones' does not have an official premiere date yet, but it is expected to debut in early 2015.

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