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“They were never going to please everybody,” Joe said. “I think in some ways that’s indicative of how popular the show had become. The audience is so huge you can’t please them all… There are some criticisms of season eight I think are warranted and some that I think are just subjective opinion.”
He continued: ”[The response] was difficult for some of us to take, just because we knew we’d worked so hard… The petitions to get it remade, we took those with a pinch of salt. ‘Good luck with that one. You got a spare $500 million?’”
Meanwhile, the cast of Game Of Thrones prequel series, House Of The Dragon has started to be revealed, with Paddy Considine taking on the role of King Viserys Targaryen.
The new show is based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, which tells the history of the Targaryens, and is set “a couple centuries” before Game Of Thrones, the author wrote on his Not A Blog in 2019.
Read the full interview with Joe Dempsie over at NME.com.