San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2019: Fans are up in arms over 'Game of Thrones' panel at this year's event
On June 27, 'Game of Thrones' officially confirmed that they are headed to the San Diego Comic-Con this year with a panel, but the news invited a whole lot of wrath from unhappy fans all over the world.
The HBO show, which concluded its run with the eighth season this year, received scathing reviews for abysmal writing, huge plot holes among other things for its final season.
So when the team decided to announce that they would be at a panel at SDCC 2019, fans decided to air all their frustrations by responding with mean tweets, sarcastic gifs and more on Twitter.
Initially, it was reported that show creators DB Weiss and David Benioff may not attend the panel and so memes such as the one above were shared on Twitter. Another fan @saephon_gg, tweeted, "Are you bringing the Director's Cut of season 8, where all of the scenes from Episodes 3-6 are replaced with better ones?" A few noted that it is only appropriate for fans to do what would be done in 'Game of Thrones' - to use bells and sing a chorus of 'Shame'.
It was clear that fans had a lot of questions to pose to the makers as well including @Nader4080's "Are you coming to discuss Season 8 saying 'we kinda forgot that we were filming the end'?!"
A few fans still seemed to be scarred by the experience of watching the last season. One such fan tweeted, "They think that they will start talking and sell bullshit and we will hear them and believe them. I mean they destroyed an entire season excuses do not exist at this point. But they will definately make us out to be the bad guys and blame characters for their incompetency. [sic]" @NatiNatsy also responded without mincing any words, "The fact that they decided to even show up.. ugh they really are stupid. They should just stop writing and go get another job, because having them in the industry is just embarassing for other actually good writers. They need to have consequences for what they did. [sic]"
However, fans certainly remembered that the cast's performance was outstanding and many shared gifs of standing ovation for them. This, of course, did not include the creators. So it would be interesting to see what would conspire at the Hall H panel this year of 'Game of Thrones'.
What would be interesting to see is if these accusations by fans get space at the panel which will see the attendance of Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth), Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei of Naath), Iain Glen (Ser Jorah Mormont), Conleth Hill (Varys), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and Isaac Hempstead Wright (Bran Stark).
The panel will be organized on July 19 at 5.30 pm.