Monthly Archives November 2009

Martin talks about Morocco trip

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George R. R. Martin updated his Not A Blog with a couple posts about his time in Morocco. He doesn’t talk any specifics but in the first post he has a few pics up of the impressive Kingdom of Heaven … Continue reading

NCW talks about the shoot

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In a recent interview with Danish television news site TvTid, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talked about, among other things, the Game of Thrones pilot (original Danish version). More specifically, he spoke of working with Lena Headey, riding a horse and, of course, … Continue reading

Too much hype?

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The hype for Game of Thrones is immense. The amount of buzz, even prior to filming, has taken HBO completely by surprise. Many prominent TV critics have also picked up on the intense fan interest in the series. Time’s James … Continue reading

The buzz continues to grow

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With the filming wrapped, the wait begins. News may be drying up, but the buzz continues to build. Here is a collection of links to posts, articles and sites discussing the series: – Tower of the Hand has a good … Continue reading

WiC turns one

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It is sorta poetic that almost one year to the day that I started this blog, filming for the pilot has wrapped. When I started this I thought that following this production so closely might make the wait even harder … Continue reading

That’s a wrap

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Filming on the Game of Thrones pilot is complete. This was confirmed via a Julia Frey blog post. The last few days were all night shoots, with the last day of filming being a Tue night/Wed morning shoot. Yesterday was … Continue reading

Jamie Campbell Bower talks Thrones

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Movieline caught up with the very busy Jamie Campbell Bower for a quick interview where they hit on all his various projects, The Prisoner, New Moon, Harry Potter and, of course, Game of Thrones. Below are the Thrones-related questions, hit … Continue reading

Day 24: Filming a Dothraki wedding

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Only a few days of filming left and then… the waiting begins. George took some time out to update us (typed out on an Arabic keyboard no less) on his visit to Morocco and the progress of the filming so … Continue reading

Day 21: Filming in Morocco

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Yesterday the production arrived in Morocco and today, I am assuming, they began filming in earnest. Julia Frey put up a short blog post about being in Morocco; Ouarzazate to be exact. A quick peek at Wikipedia reveals that Ouarzazate … Continue reading

Day 19: Heading to Morocco

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Based on the way this production has gone so far I am going to guess that today is a travel day. I expect they will use today to get everything set up and ready to go in Morocco to start … Continue reading

Day 18: Final days of UK filming

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The filming in Northern Ireland is winding down. We’re getting multiple reports now that they will be starting filming in Morocco on Thursday. The last few days of filming seem to have occurred within the Paint Hall. As evidence of … Continue reading

Day 17: More filming

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Filming resumes today on the Game of Thrones pilot. It seems likely, based on all the other scenes that have been shot already that they would be moving into the Paint Hall for these last few days of filming in … Continue reading



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