GoT Star Joseph Mawle Cast in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequels

GoT Star Joseph Mawle Cast in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequels

Book Culture

Buckle up, fantasy fans, and get ready for some worlds to collide. Joseph Mawle, the actor who played Jon Snow’s doomed uncle Benjen Stark, is confirmed to be starring in Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel series. Rumors from Deadline suggest Mawle will play a villain named Oren. Mawle joins Will Poulter and Markella Kavenagh on what’s shaping up to be a pretty exciting cast. Poulter’s set to play a young hero named Beldor, and Kavenagh will play the female lead opposite Mawle named Tyra.   image via global news   Though Amazon declined to comment on whether Mawle had actually been cast, …

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Sets Ratings Record for HBO

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Sets Ratings Record for HBO

Game of Thrones went out on a high mark, at least in terms of ratings. The finale episode drew in an audience of 19.3 million episode across HBO’s various platforms, according to BuzzFeed. The new record beat the previous episode, The Bells, which had already set a huge high mark with 18.4 million ratings. The impressive overnight ratings showed that television is still a huge and valid form of entertainment, drawing in millions of viewers if the show is big enough.   Image via Den of Geek HBO’s previous record holder for most watched was the final episode of The Sopranos back in 2002, which …