Ever wonder what questions a kid would ask Merlin star Colin Morgan? Well, now’s your chance to find out!

Colin recently sat down with BBC Radio: Shropshire to talk BBC’s hit fantasy series, and in a fun twist of events, instead of interviewing the star themselves, the radio hosts had a small child ask the questions instead!

The nameless child, who says he loves Merlin because he loves “Knights! Fighting! Swords! Shields! Armor! DRAGONS! Speaking to dragons, and MAGIC!” asked Colin a variety of questions, some of which were predictably silly, like, “Didn’t you used to fancy Gwen? That’s a bit awkward!” and “Do you sometimes forget you’re Colin and think you’re Merlin?”

In regards to the latter, Colin replied with:

“Sometimes! It depends. Whenever we’re filming in the big castle, it’s easy to think that you’re part of that world and definitely talking to the dragon can be quite intimidating! So you have to stand your ground and sometimes you have to be Merlin and you have to pull your magic out to do that.”

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Ever wonder what questions a kid would ask Merlin star Colin Morgan? Well, now’s your chance to find out!

Colin recently sat down with BBC Radio: Shropshire to talk BBC’s hit fantasy series, and in a fun twist of events, instead of interviewing the star themselves, the radio hosts had a small child ask the questions instead!

The nameless child, who says he loves Merlin because he loves “Knights! Fighting! Swords! Shields! Armor! DRAGONS! Speaking to dragons, and MAGIC!” asked Colin a variety of questions, some of which were predictably silly, like, “Didn’t you used to fancy Gwen? That’s a bit awkward!” and “Do you sometimes forget you’re Colin and think you’re Merlin?”

In regards to the latter, Colin replied with:

“Sometimes! It depends. Whenever we’re filming in the big castle, it’s easy to think that you’re part of that world and definitely talking to the dragon can be quite intimidating! So you have to stand your ground and sometimes you have to be Merlin and you have to pull your magic out to do that.”

However, the young fan also asked questions that us older fans have been dying to know answers to for years, like why Merlin hasn’t told Arthur he has magic yet.

“Merlin doesn’t think [Arthur will sentence him to death if he finds out about his magic] but he doesn’t know and it’s about choosing the right time, so will the right time be in this series? You’ll have to find out!” said Colin.

Though Colin is keeping tight-lipped about the big reveal, he did elaborate slightly on the topic of how Arthur will react to Merlin’s magic when he finds out:

“The big question is how the reaction is gonna be and I think if and when it happens, it’ll be something that’s handled in a very intriguing way.”

Listen to the full interview below to find out what other questions this young fan of the show had for Colin Morgan!

In a separate interview with RadioBoltonFM, Colin discussed how growing up in Northern Ireland shaped his love for the arts and culture. Additionally, he discussed Ireland’s annual Belfast Festival and encouraged others to attend if they can.

You can listen to Colin’s full interview with RadioBoltonFM below:

Can’t get enough of Colin Morgan and Merlin? Don’t forget to check out Hypable’s very own Merlin podcast, Talks of Camelot!

What was your favorite question the small child asked in BBC Radio Shropshire’s interview with Colin?

Director James Gunn confirms the name of a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 creature with the release of some concept art from the film.

The Guardians of the Galaxy have been pretty busy lately while they gear up for Vol. 2. On Friday we learned that they’ll be showing up in Avengers: Infinity War, and tonight we got a sneak peek of a creature the team will be taking on in the GotG sequel.

Taking to Twitter, Gunn showed off a piece of concept art created by Andy Park.

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Director James Gunn confirms the name of a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 creature with the release of some concept art from the film.

The Guardians of the Galaxy have been pretty busy lately while they gear up for Vol. 2. On Friday we learned that they’ll be showing up in Avengers: Infinity War, and tonight we got a sneak peek of a creature the team will be taking on in the GotG sequel.

Taking to Twitter, Gunn showed off a piece of concept art created by Andy Park.

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In his replies, he names the creature and states that, no, they aren’t fighting in space.

Then taking to Facebook, Gunn replied to fans who had questions about the image.

An updated synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reads:

“Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.”

So it looks like for those who were lucky enough to see GotG 2 footage at San Diego Comic-Con this year, you’ve already seen this guy in action.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lands in theatres on May 5, 2017

Maisie Williams freaks out over ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 scripts

"Nothing will prepare you for this."

7:45 pm EDT, August 22, 2016

Maisie Williams finished reading the scripts for Game of Thrones season 7, and totally lost her sh*t on Twitter.

Williams, who plays Arya Stark, is no stranger to shocking moments on the HBO epic fantasy series. But it seems like the events of Game of Thrones‘ penultimate season are so intense, even the seasoned young actress is left flabbergasted.

Earlier this evening, Williams summarized her experience of reading the Game of Thrones season 7 scripts on her Twitter feed. Suffice to say, the stream reads something like a thrillingly ominous preview of what fans will experience when the show returns next year.

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Maisie Williams finished reading the scripts for Game of Thrones season 7, and totally lost her sh*t on Twitter.

Williams, who plays Arya Stark, is no stranger to shocking moments on the HBO epic fantasy series. But it seems like the events of Game of Thrones‘ penultimate season are so intense, even the seasoned young actress is left flabbergasted.

Earlier this evening, Williams summarized her experience of reading the Game of Thrones season 7 scripts on her Twitter feed. Suffice to say, the stream reads something like a thrillingly ominous preview of what fans will experience when the show returns next year.

At first, Williams warned fans to steel themselves for the epic events to come.

…but apparently, no amount of mental toughness will be enough for season 7.

To summarize, Game of Thrones fans the world over are now sizzlingly jealous of Maisie Williams… and also, apparently, well and truly screwed.

With George R.R. Martin’s next installment in A Song of Ice and Fire still achingly absent, there’s almost no way to predict the major events of Game of Thrones season 7. Our only theory is that we should probably say goodbye to the feelings we managed to resuscitate after Jon Snow came back to life.

Williams isn’t the only member of the cast hinting at madness to come. Maisie’s on-screen sister Sophie Turner revealed that she too had advance knowledge while pondering Sansa’s future.

“I’ve actually just got the scripts for seven,” Turner tells Variety. “So I don’t want to say too much, because I’ll probably end up slipping some truths out!”

Seven forbid, Sophie. Seven forbid.

Game of Thrones season 7 will air some time in 2017, but not soon enough.

What madness do you think ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 has in store?

Netflix adapting ‘Anne of Green Gables’ for new TV series with additional themes

Anne Shirley is returning to our screens!

2:45 pm EDT, August 22, 2016

L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables book series is being adapted for television by Netflix and Canadian network CBC.

The new series will begin filming next month in Ontario, Canada. Though CBC will be airing it in America’s neighbor to the north, Netflix will be distributing it in the United States and the rest of the world.

Breaking Bad writer and producer Moira Walley-Beckett is penning the entire eight-episode series and will run the show. It is expected to air on the CBC in 2017, and presumably it’ll run on Netflix around the same.

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L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables book series is being adapted for television by Netflix and Canadian network CBC.

The new series will begin filming next month in Ontario, Canada. Though CBC will be airing it in America’s neighbor to the north, Netflix will be distributing it in the United States and the rest of the world.

Breaking Bad writer and producer Moira Walley-Beckett is penning the entire eight-episode series and will run the show. It is expected to air on the CBC in 2017, and presumably it’ll run on Netflix around the same.

The eight-book Anne of Green Gables series has been adapted numerous times over the years (including the well-known, two-part 1985 televised miniseries), but this will arguably be the biggest adaptation to date thanks to the potential audience Netflix could pull in.

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According to Deadline, “the coming-of-age series will focus on a young girl who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly spinster and her aging brother. Over time — and thanks to her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination — 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live.”

The new adaptation “will honor the foundation of the book, but will incorporate new adventures reflecting themes of identity, sexism, bullying, prejudice, and trusting one’s self.”

The series will be set in 1890. The first book was published in 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery and has gone on to sell over 50 million copies worldwide.

Will you watch Netflix’s ‘Anne of Green Gables’ series?

If you’ve ever been interested in reading the series, now’s a great time to start!