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Rumor: Production not returning to Morocco this year

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Morocco was added as a fourth shooting location last season, joining Northern Ireland, Croatia and Iceland. The North African country was used to film all of the exterior Daenerys scenes from season 3, standing-in for the cities of Astapor and … Continue reading

Day 122: Moroccan filming wraps

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According to a tweet from David & Dan’s assistant and Making Game of Thrones blogger, Cat Taylor, filming has wrapped in Morocco: @gameofthrones That’s a Moroccan Wrap! Wolf unit is finished on series 3. — Cat Taylor (@CatonSet) November 6, … Continue reading

New photos include first look at Daario and Missandei

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New photos from the set in Ouarzazate, Morocco surfaced today, on the Twitter of Swedish kickboxer Rickard Nordstrand. Nordstrand is playing one of the Unsullied soldiers. The pictures include our first looks at fully costumed Ed Skrein as Daario Naharis … Continue reading

Day 114: New set photo from filming in Ouarzazate

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A new set photo has leaked from the filming currently going on in Ouarzazate, Morocco. The photo, snapped by @marymoconnell, shows ranks of Unsullied standing by a mounted figure surrounded by crew and equipment. According to reports, the production will … Continue reading

Day 105: Northern Ireland filming wraps

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That’s a wrap! For filming in Northern Ireland, at least. Last night, the cast and crew in Belfast had their season three wrap party, which included the magnificent cake pictured at right. A day earlier, Oona Chaplin tweeted the following: … Continue reading

More photos, and now video, from Morocco

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Yet more photos of filming in Essaouira, Morocco have emerged. This time there are even a couple short videos as well. Both the videos and pics come courtesy of Juego de Tronos.

Day 98: Set photos surface from Essaouira

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Filming has gotten underway in Essaouira, Morocco. Sets were under construction over the last few days and today seems to be the first day of actual filming. Many photos have popped up on Twitter and elsewhere of what was being … Continue reading

Day 92: Filming in Morocco begins, Iceland filming dates, and the filming of [spoiler]

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Today’s filming update will conclude with some huge spoilers, so if you haven’t yet read A Storm of Swords, don’t click through! We’ll start with some non-spoilery updates though. First, Emilia Clarke has stated through her Facebook page, that she … Continue reading

Day 64: Casting extras in Morocco

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Thanks to an extras casting call sent out in Morocco, we now have a few more details about the filming there. The casting call states that filming will take place in Essaouira between October 13 and 17. They are looking … Continue reading

New location details for Croatia and Morocco

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A report in the Dubrovnik Times confirms that the “old city” section of Dubrovnik will once again stand in for King’s Landing, and that the Arboretum located in Trsteno, Croatia, will also be used as a location for season 3.

HBO confirms, adds production details

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We have received an announcement from HBO detailing some of the season three production parameters. While they do not mention a specific date, early July is named as the beginning of the shoot. Morocco has been officially confirmed as a … Continue reading

Game of Thrones returning to Morocco

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Game of Thrones looks set to return to Morocco to film season three. They shot parts of the pilot there almost three years ago. According to this interview with cinematographer Robert McLachlan, dug up by Westeros.org, the production schedule for … Continue reading

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