GAME OF THRONES Has Its 5 Directors for Season 5


There will be 5 directors in charge of Season 5 the epic series that is Game of Thrones, and only one of them is a returning director, and it’s not either of the showrunners, David Benioff and Dan Weiss.  It seems they’ll be taking a break this time around.  Yep, David Nutter, who directed the unforgettable “The Rains of Castemere”/Red Wedding, will direct the final two episodes of the upcoming season.

  • Episodes 501 and 502: Michael Slovis (episodes of AMC’s Breaking Bad, NBC’s Law & Order: SVU)
  • Episodes 503 and 504: Mark Mylod (episodes of Showtime’s Shameless and HBO’s Entourage)
  • Episodes 505 and 506: Jeremy Podeswa (episodes of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and Showtime’s The Tudors)
  • Episodes 507 and 508: Miguel Sapochnik (episodes of Fox’s House and Fringe)
  • Episodes 509 and 510: David Nutter (known as “the pilot whisperer” for his track record in getting pilots picked up to series; Nutter directed four epiosdes[sic] of Thrones, plus many other shows)