We found out this week that George R. R. Martin‘s sixth novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter, will not be finished before the new season of its HBO counterpart, Game of Thrones, premieres later this year. This means that for the first time in its run, the fantasy television series will be spoiling the books and not the other way around. The writers for the show have exclusive access to Martin’s outline of events that will happen in the final two novels, so if we take a good look at all of the casting rumors, leaked set photos, and the resulting fan theories, in a way, the series has already spoiled some of the upcoming book’s plot, and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Let’s look at all of those delicious leaks and juicy theories and round up what we know about Season 6 so far!
Join Jessica Chobot as we discuss all of the possibilities and predictions for the new off-book season of Game of Thrones, and chat with Natalie Dormer who plays the show’s Margaery Tyrell on today’s Nerdist News! Oh, and there’s even a fun McFarlane Toys giveaway, to boot!
The talented Ms. Dormer also stars in the upcoming psychological thriller The Forest, which opens on Friday, January 8. She stuck around after the show to answer 5 questions with our own Jessica Chobot:
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Let us know in the comments what you think is going to happen, who is going to come back, or who is going to leave when the new season comes back!