Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner Reveals What She Stole from the Set

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It's practically a rite of passage for actors to steal their favorite props and costumes from their big-budget productions. David Tennant kept the Tenth Doctor's sonic screwdriver from Doctor Who, while Robert Downey Jr. somehow made off with a 30-foot "A" from The Avengers and Emma Watson laid claim to pretty much half of the props department from each Harry Potter movie.

And now, ​Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner is adding her name to the list of Hollywood thieves by revealing at a New York Comic Con panel that not only did she walk off the set of the final season with her favorite corset, but that her costars Kit Harington and Maisie Williams went ahead and claimed ownership of their respective swords.

Turner's decision to rat out her costars is just like something Sansa Stark would do in order to divert attention to others, even when she's confessing to her own crimes. To be fair, ​Harington has already discussed how he has wanted to keep his sword, Longclaw, since day one. "There's only one that I've ever wanted: I want my sword," he said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.

"The first season they were like, 'Yeah, yeah, yeah of course,' and as the seasons went on and the show became more and more popular and ​that sword's value went up, they became slowly quieter about it," Harington added. He has yet to confirm if he took matters into his own hands, but it seems as if Turner has now brought his burglary to light.

For her part, ​Williams was much more secretive about the whole affair. While she has kept mum on the whereabouts of her sword, Needle, she'd kept attention off her by previously unveiling to the BBC that she had stolen Arya's brown leather jacket.

"I can imagine it being something that I'm like, 'Oh, I was on this show once upon a time and this was the jacket I wore," she joked in the interview. "And my grandkids being like, 'Please stop.'"

It's unlikely that Williams or Harington will be bringing their blades to any red carpet events anytime soon, so the last time you'll prbably be able to see Longclaw and Needle (and Sansa's corset for that matter) will be in the ​eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, set to air sometime in the first half of 2019.

Apple Reportedly Won't Let Movie Bad Guys Use iPhones

Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer, K Callan, Chris Evans, Michael Shannon, Riki Lindhome, Ana de Armas, Jaeden Martell, and Katherine Langford in Rian Johnson's Knives Out (2019).
Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer, K Callan, Chris Evans, Michael Shannon, Riki Lindhome, Ana de Armas, Jaeden Martell, and Katherine Langford in Rian Johnson's Knives Out (2019).
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Like any good whodunit, Knives Out (2019) is filled with twists that keep viewers guessing who the true villain is throughout the film. But there's a major clue as to who the good guys and bad guys are hidden in plain sight. To spot it, just look at what type of smartphone the characters are holding.

As Knives Out writer and director Rian Johnson revealed in a recent video for Vanity Fair, Apple won't let an iPhone appear on film if it belongs to a villain. "I don't know if I should say this or not," Johnson said. "Apple, they let you use iPhones in movies[...]but bad guys cannot have iPhones on camera[...]Every single filmmaker who has a bad guy in their movie that's supposed to be a secret wants to murder me right now." You can listen to the tidbit at the 2:50-minute mark in the video below.

Apple has long used product placement in movies and television shows to promote its brand. There's even reportedly an employee at Apple whose job it is to work with Hollywood to get MacBooks and iPhones into the hands of characters on screen. The ubiquity of Apple gadgets in media means the lack of one could be a legitimate spoiler in a murder mystery. Apple has also been tight-lipped about its product placement rules, making Johnson's revelation an especially juicy insight.

If you're looking for more film secrets, check out these hidden messages in the backgrounds of your favorite movies and TV shows.

[h/t The Next Web]

The Office Children's Book Is Coming to Introduce Your Kids to Dunder Mifflin

The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary is coming from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in October.
The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary is coming from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in October.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Amazon

Thanks to constant TV reruns and easy access via Netflix, The Office hasn't lost any of its popularity since airing its series finale in 2013. Now the beloved sitcom is about to be introduced to a whole new audience that (fortunately) isn't old enough to understand what Michael Scott means when he says "That's what she said." As Entertainment Weekly reports, a new book for kids, The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary, is debuting later this year.

While it might be hard to imagine how a children's book all about Dunder Mifflin would work, now that we're getting a glimpse at it, it seems like the best idea ever. A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary will introduce your little ones to all your favorite paper company employees—though they won't be the same Jim and Pam we all know so well. In this book, the illustrated characters are all school-aged.

The 40-page book is written by Robb Pearlman, author of Bob Ross and Peapod the Squirrel, Pink is for Boys, and Star Trek: Fun with Kirk and Spock, and illustrated by Melanie Demmer, who works on the My Furry Foster Family series. Though the book is intended for kids ages 4 to 8, you can be sure that we'll be reading it, too.

The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary won't be hitting stores until October 6, 2020, but you can preorder your copy for $18 on Amazon now. And if you're looking for more Office collectibles that are available right now, head here.

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