''Another group that deserves special mention was the kids — it's very difficult to cast a kid. Our kids had to carry a very serious dramatic weight — we needed really good young actors. We got three terrific ones.''
The 2016 Emmy nominations were announced yesterday, and Game of Thrones picked 23 nods. Many of them celebrated on social media, including the creator of Westeros himself, George R.R. Martin, who took to his Not a Blog to discuss the good news.