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Brace Yourselves For The Game of Thrones Studio Tour

A Game of Thrones tour comprising the breathtaking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes, and other behind-the-scenes items from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, will drop fans in the very heart of the Seven Kingdoms. Guests will be treated to an up-close and personal look at a wide selection of items pulled straight from the screen and have the opportunity to walk through authentic set pieces from some of the show’s most iconic scenes. In collaboration with HBO Licensing & Retail, Linen Mill Studios are designing and building the new 110,000-square-foot interactive experience and will open its gates for visitors in Spring 2020. It is the first in a series of Game of Thrones Legacy projects announced by HBO last year.

Located within Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland—the original filming location used for many iconic scenes throughout the run of the series—the tour will bring visitors face-to-face with original set pieces, costumes, props, and weapons used to create the worlds of Westeros and Essos. Featuring a compelling mix of behind-the-scenes insights, interactive elements, and expansive, fully dressed sets, visitors will wander in the very footsteps of Westeros’s most prominent residents, re-living key moments from the series and standing right where they took place.

In anticipation of the tour’s opening in Spring 2020, a world-class creative team are working closely with Linen Mill Studios and HBO to bring the dynamic environments of both Westeros and Essos to life in a new format. The deeply immersive and sensory experience will evoke the show’s magnificence from King’s Landing, Winterfell, Dragonstone, The Wall and the lands beyond, to kingdoms across the Narrow Sea likeMereen and Braavos. The Game of Thrones Studio Tour will allow fans from around the world to experience the craftsmanship and artistry of the Game of Thrones production team as part of the largest authentic public display of Game Of Thrones artifacts in the world.

The Studio Tour will also feature a first-of-its-kind collection of informative displays highlighting the production spaces and the craftsmanship and artistry of the creative teams who brought the epic series to life.  Information about Production Design and the Art Department workshops will enhance the visitor experience along with an interactive Costume Department station, displays about the Make-up and Prosthetics Shop, The Armoury, and others.

“It is our sincere pleasure to announce the first attraction from the Game of Thrones Legacy project in Northern Ireland.  Some of the most iconic scenes from Game of Thrones were filmed at Linen Mill Studios and our fans will soon have an opportunity to visit and see the work of the show’s incredible crew in the museum setting it deserves,” said Jeff Peters, vice president, licensing & retail, HBO.

Game of Thrones Teams Up With MTN DEW

For seven seasons, Game of Thrones fans have watched characters lie, steal, bleed, kill, and sacrifice everything for the Iron Throne. Today, MTN DEW makes the ultimate sacrifice For the Throne – its name. The brand will remove its iconic neon green “face” revealing a stark white, brandless can – “A Can Has No Name.”

“A Can Has No Name” is a limited-run, special edition MTN DEW can inspired by beloved character Arya Stark and her training with the Faceless Men of Braavos. Faceless Men are a mysterious guild of assassins trained to relinquish their former identities to become “no one” When warm, the cans appear brand-less. Once chilled, they reveal Arya’s iconic kill list, a tribute to those killed and a glance at her remaining targets for the final season.

Celebrate National Whiskey Day With Roe & Co Irish Whiskey

As we get closer to International Whiskey Day that takes place next week on March 27, Roe & Co Irish Whiskey has officially landed in select U.S. markets, most notably behind your favorite cocktail bar as a unique foundation for mixologists to build new, innovative libations. Created in partnership between Diageo Master Blender Caroline Martin and five leading Dublin-based bartenders, Roe & Co ushers in a new era of Irish whiskey with its contribution to cutting-edge cocktail culture.

Additionally, Roe & Co’s launch in U.S. markets comes ahead of the St. James’s Gate distillery opening in Dublin this May. The new distillery will honor the brand’s heritage at its location on Thomas Street, adjacent to where the old George Roe & Co distillery once sat in the converted former Guinness Power House.

Check Out The Avengers Endgame Trailer

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.” Kevin Feige produces “Avengers: Endgame,” and Anthony and Joe Russo are the directors. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Trinh Tran, Jon Favreau and Stan Lee are the executive producers, and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely wrote the screenplay.

Check Out The Latest Trailer For Live Action Aladdin Movie

A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, “Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, “Aladdin” is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s “Aladdin.” The film stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim.

“Aladdin” is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar®-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and Oscar and Tony Award®-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Bring Home Bohemian Rhapsody On Blu-ray February 12th

Celebrate the iconic and heart pounding music of Queen and Freddie Mercury with the highest-grossing biopic of all-time when Bohemian Rhapsody comes to Digital and Movies Anywhere January 22 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD February 12. Fans can experience the story behind the band and the making of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the #1 streamed song of the 20th century and other favorites like “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody to Love,” “We are the Champions” and more, for a music adventure that will make you laugh, sing, dance and cry.

Nominated for two Golden Globe® Awards including Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama (Rami Malek), and two SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast Motion Picture and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Malek), Bohemian Rhapsody has captured the hearts of fans globally.

Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Malek), who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Following Queen’s meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie’s solo career, the film also chronicles the band’s reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history.

For the first time, fans can experience a truly one-of-a-kind music movie event with the complete “Live Aid” Movie Performance featuring two never-before-seen songs (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “We Will Rock You) packed into a 22-minute collective experience recreating the original event. In addition, on Blu-ray & Digital, fans will get a look behind the making of the film including interviews with Queen, the cast and creative team.

Zoe Kravitz Stars In ASMR-Style Super Bowl Ad for Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold

Michelob ULTRA unveiled a second Super Bowl commercial, putting the spotlight on its new USDA certified organic beer: Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold. The goosebumps-inducing commercial, titled “The Pure Experience,” is shot ASMR-style and stars actress Zoe Kravitz.

Using unique audio cues and an idyllic natural visuals, the new spot is all about the power of an organic beer to help people reconnect with nature. And as someone who embodies organic living, Zoe Kravitz was the perfect partner to lead viewers through this full sensory experience.

Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold is the first major organic beer brand to hit the market, and has seen an incredible response since it debuted in 2018. The new commercial marks the innovative beer’s first time in the big game. Check out the video here.

Michelob ULTRA Releases New Super Commercial Featuring Robots, Fitness and Beer

Michelob ULTRA, the fastest growing beer brand in the U.S., unveiled its highly anticipated Super Bowl commercial which uses robots to reinforce the message that while the world today is full of artificial, your beer is one thing that shouldn’t be.

With no artificial flavors or colors and only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs, Michelob ULTRA believes being human is about being fit and fun. The new commercial reminds drinkers that balance is possible, and all the hard work you put in at the gym is only worth it if you can enjoy the reward, like a cold beer with friends.

Award-winning Latin music superstar, Maluma, also makes a cameo in the commercial marking the beginning of a larger partnership with the brand.

Budweiser Shows Us That The Wind Never Felt Better

Check out the new Budweiser ad that will be “airing” during the Super Bowl. (See what I did there?) Titled, “Wind Never Felt Better,” this year’s commercial tells the story of Budweiser’s commitment to renewable electricity for a more sustainable future and features the iconic  Budweiser Clydesdales, the Budweiser Dalmatian April alongside wind turbines set to the soundtrack of “Blowin’ in the Wind,” sung by music legend Bob Dylan.

The spot and its important message builds on Anheuser-Busch’s ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals. Reinforcing its commitment, Budweiser is donating clean electricity to the host city of Atlanta to power Super Bowl week.

Atlanta is a city with remarkably high sustainability goals– and by donating this electricity, Bud is offsetting 100% of the electricity used to power Super Bowl week with clean, renewable electricity.

Budweiser is partnering with Drift, a leader in the clean electricity space, to make it easier than ever for people to upgrade their own homes with green electricity. Beginning today, through February 7, Budweiser and Drift will cover the first months’ worth of green power for anyone who signs up for one of Drift’s renewable power plans. To make the switch to clean electricity, visit joindrift.com/Budweiser.

First Man Lands At Your Home Today

Follow the gripping and captivating true story of the first manned mission to the moon in First Man, arriving on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand today from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed by critics as “the best movie of the year” (Collider) and “exhilarating” (Entertainment Weekly), First Man comes from acclaimed Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and stars Ryan Gosling (La La Land, The Big Short) as Neil Armstrong and Claire Foy (The Crown, Breathe) as Janet Armstrong in the heroic and emotionally driven journey through a pivotal moment in the history of mankind. Receiving two Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Score, the critically acclaimed film is packed with bonus features including deleted scenes and special featurettes showing behind-the-scenes looks at creating the film.

Based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen and from visionary filmmaker Damien Chazelle, First Man is the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong’s perspective, the film explores the triumphs and the cost—on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

The critically acclaimed First Man comes from legendary executive producer Steven Spielberg alongside fellow executive producers Adam Merims and Josh Singer with a screenplay by Singer allowing audiences to relive the historic achievement in human history that has never been told cinematically. Filled with outstanding performances from an all-star cast led by Gosling and Foy alongside an incredible roster of supporting talent including Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Pablo Schreiber, Christopher Abbot, and Ciarán Hinds.