The taping of back-to-back Oprah Winfrey Show specials from Chicago's United Center last week (ends20May11) were the 4,559th and 4,560th shows. The Surprise Oprah: A Farewell Spectacular programmes will air on Monday (23May11) and Tuesday (24May11) in America. Winfrey's 4,561st show on Wednesday (25May11) will be the TV titan's last.
He'll also be on board as a producer for the book to screen adaptation.
Gendry has been living under Cersei Lannister's nose for quite some time now.
The director would love to take the films in a different direction.