Game of Thrones season 7 'filming in Iceland' because Winter is here

According to reports, six major characters will be filming in the country

Jack Shepherd
Sunday 17 July 2016 12:14
Comments

The finale of Game of Thrones season six was notable for a number of reasons, one of the most overlooked being Jon Snow and Sansa Stark finally acknowledging ‘Winter is here’.

As you may suspect, season seven looks set to be the chilliest season yet, with the newly announced filming location feeding into this hypothesis.

An Icelandic news site is reporting that the HBO series will film in the country sometime in January, representatives for the cable network having already met with locals to discuss the filming.

Watchers on the Wall note that the news has yet to be confirmed but it would make sense considering various Game of Thrones scenes have been filmed there before.

The report also details how six main characters will film in Iceland, which we can safely assume includes Bran, Jon, Sansa, The Night’s King, and Littlefinger (perhaps Benjen again?).

Who is Azor Ahai?

Season seven has yet to receive a premiere date, but according to the showrunners, it will hit the airwaves a little later than normal and will only be seven episodes long.

Meanwhile, A Song of Ice and Fire author George RR Martin revealed he ‘hasn’t agreed’ with everything the show has done since overtaking the novels in season six.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

Comments

Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in