The “overhead on set” has been a staple post of the official Making Game of Thrones blog since the beginning. Cat Taylor offers up another edition, this time with phrases overheard at the production office during pre-production meetings…
An Icelandic news site is reporting that Game of Thrones will begin filming next week, and three different locations will be used by production while in Iceland. According to Morgunblaðið (The Morning Paper): Shooting for season four of TV-series “Game of Thrones” will start this week in Iceland. Locations will include […]
The GoT writer gives a great interview in the current issue. One notable highlight:
“Today, I just came from the set where one of the iconic sword fights of the book is being shot, and any fan of the books will know what I am talking about,” he reveals. “I sat watching and thought to myself, ‘I’ve been waiting to see this scene shot in front of me for four years’, and I know fans have been waiting even longer than that. I’m thrilled that we can offer some of those moments this season.”
"The crew of the popular U.S. television series Game of Thrones is expected to come to Iceland for filming in November, as they did last year. This time the scenes for the series will mostly be shot around Lake Mývatn in Northeast Iceland.
Lake Mývatn. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.
In November 2011, shooting mostly took place by Svínafellsjökull glacier in Southeast Iceland. However, as snowfall is more likely in the north, the crew decided on a different location this year, ruv.is reports.
Filming is scheduled between November 12 or 13 and November 27 or 28 and up to 70 Icelanders will be cast as extras. More than 200 people will work on the project.”