Game of Thrones is one of the most successful and popular TV shows to have ever aired. Based on the A Song of Ice and Fire book series by George R.R. Martin, the show is considered to be one of the greatest of all time. Even the most devoted fans will be surprised to learn these facts…
Not The Original Pilot
Did you know that the show’s pilot that launched one of the most beloved shows of all time was not the original Game of Thrones pilot? The show runners admit that the first pilot was terrible, and therefore it never aired. The show was recast and 90% of the pilot was re-filmed.
A Rollercoaster Of Emotions
During the final table read for Season 8, Sansa Stark actress Sophie Turner revealed that it was pretty difficult for her to keep her emotions to herself, and she cried throughout the read. However, apparently Jon Snow actor Kit Harington cried even more than she did! Who knew the stoic Jon Snow is such a softie!