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Get Ready for the Return of Dragons With This 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Poster and Teasers: VIDEO

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With the shocking end to last season of Game of Thrones still fresh on many fans' minds (especially those who saw the GoT IMAX special), anticipation is at an all-time high for the return of HBO's hit fantasy series, now in its fifth season. 

To help hold you over until April, HBO has released a new poster teasing viewers with the possibility that two fan-favorite plot lines will finally intersect (and possibly merge) for the first time on-screen. Two video teasers have also been released - one featuring Jon Snow and the other showing fan-favorites Brienne of Tarth and Podrick Payne. 

Check out the full poster and teasers, AFTER THE JUMP...

Game of Thrones returns for another ten-episode season Sunday, April 12. 

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Michael Sam Perplexes TMZ Cameraman with 'Game of Thrones' Wedding News: VIDEO

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NFL free agent Michael Sam and his fiancé Vito Cammisano arrived at LAX and were immediately confronted by an aggressive TMZ cameraman who began questioning them about their engagement and wedding date.

Sam was prepared though, and began giving the cameraman all the information he wanted. Unfortunately for the photog, he doesn't watch Game of Thrones.

Sam told the photog the couple was getting married in Westeros with Tyrion and Tywin Lannister, and is registered at King's Landing. He also told the photog the wedding date is April 17 (the premiere date for the show).

Said Sam: "Hopefully it will not be at the red wedding though. I will be very upset to be at the red wedding."

The photographer was mystified.

Replied Sam: "Maybe — gay people — you don't know our terminology."

Watch the genius exchange, AFTER THE JUMP...

Last night, TMZ reported that Sam had signed to compete on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars.

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Game Of Thrones News: Season 5 IMAX Trailer Leaked Online, ‘Winds Of Winter’ Won’t Be Published In 2015

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The exclusive IMAX trailer for Game of Thrones season five leaked online today after the trailer premiered before IMAX screenings of the last two episodes of season four in select theaters around the nation. The leaked footage was shot on a filmgoer’s camera or phone; although the quality isn’t perfect, the audio is quite clear and the video quality is good enough to make out particular scenes and characters’ faces.

Season five primarily adapts George R.R. Martin’s fourth novel in the series, A Feast For Crows, and parts of his fifth and most recent novel, A Dance With Dragons. The publisher behind Martin’s sixth entry in the saga, The Winds of Winter, issued a statement today saying that the eagerly awaited sixty entry will likely not be published this year. However, the publisher did note that three of Martin’s previous novellas set in the world of Game of Thrones is set to release in a complete anthology in October, expanding upon past events in the world of Westeros and providing new insights on what is to come in the future of the series.

Luckily, the show continues to plug on for eager fans, and the trailer for season five doesn't disappoint. Watch Tyrion scheme with Varys the Spider, dragons roar and empires crumble (quite literally), before the video gets taken down, AFTER THE JUMP... 

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'Game of Thrones' Actress Natalie Dormer Wants More Male Nudity on the Show

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In an interview with The Daily Beast, Natalie Dormer, who plays Queen Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones, was asked to share her thoughts on the hit HBO show's "boob mandate" and whether she thinks upcoming seasons could use more symmetry in the dick department. 

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Well, during the first season Alfie, Richard, and several of the men got naked—although not all the way. I suppose it’s just the rules of broadcast television, isn’t it? I think Thrones has been better than your average show with the equality, but they could definitely ramp it up! Absolutely.

The paltry amount of male nudity on the show has been an ongoing sticking point for GoT fans and even the actors themselves. Earlier this year Sibel Kekilli (Shae), Carice van Houten (Mellisandre) and Kit Harington (Jon Snow) all joined the chorus of voices calling for more male nudity. Actor Finn Jones (Loras Tyrell), meanwhile, not only wants more male nudity, but more gay sex on the show.   

You can catch Dormer in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 in theaters now. 

And if you missed the "Gay Men of the Night's Watch" video earlier this year that mashed together some of the show's more homoerotic moments, you can check that out AFTER THE JUMP...

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Game Of Thrones' Michiel Huisman Stars In Baz Luhrmann's Chanel Mini Film: VIDEO

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Michiel Huisman, who you may recognize as Daario Naharis from Game of Thrones, takes a star turn in Baz Luhrmann's "mini-film" for Chanel's No. 5 alongside über-model Gisele Bündchen. The film also features a haunting rendition of "The One That I Want" (which doubles as the name for the mini film) from Grease as performed by hunky singer Lo-Fang. Luhrmann's latest video adventure for No. 5 follows up on his 2004 film/commerical which starred Nicole Kidman.

Watch both resplendently rococo videos, AFTER THE JUMP...

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George R.R. Martin Explains 'Game of Thrones' Lack of Gay Sex Scenes: VIDEO

George R.R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice And Fire, the series that inspired Game of Thrones, has opened up about why the popular television series has been somewhat more explicit in its depictions of gay and bisexual sex compared to the books.

5939185026_f6dbdfc215_zUnlike the television show, which jumps between scenes, settings, and perspectives in typical TV fashion, Martin writes each chapter of the series from the viewpoint of only one character, giving the chacters an interior voice that is more nuanced because of its limitations.

Cersei Lannister, played by Lena Headey, for example is commonly depicted in the HBO series as a scheming, shrewd lush foiled by the meddling men around her. The same can be said of her characterization in the books, but seeing the world of Westeros through her eyes and being able to read her thoughs out verbatim casts the queen regent in a different light.

“Frankly, it is the way I prefer to write fiction because that is the way all of us experience life,” The author elaborated during a panel at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. “A television show doesn’t have those limitations.”

Renly Baratheon (Gethin Anthony), younger brother to Stannis (Stephen Dillane), was portrayed as explicitly gay and somewhat openly in love with Loras Tyrell (Finn Jones), a member of his kingsguard in previous seasons of Game of Thrones despite their relationship being merely hinted at in the novels.

Martin went on to say that he’s very well aware of the--primarily female--demand for more gay sex scenes in his literature. iif and when the descriptions became integral to the development of the plot, he added, he would consider writing them.

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