Game of Thrones season 7 has finally started production

Filming to begin in Northern Ireland momentarily

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 01 September 2016 16:08

It’s finally happened; production on season seven of Game of Thrones has begun, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Whereas in years previously production has begun in July, this year things have begun a later than normal due to the arrival of Winter in the show (and therefore the need to film later in colder conditions).

Those who survived season six will be returning, along with new cast member Jim Broadbent, filming in set locations based around Northern Ireland, Spain, and Iceland.

Numerous minor characters are also yet to be cast, the list of which hit the internet last month.

Season seven will be different to previous seasons for a number of reasons, primarily due to its shorter length - running for just seven episodes instead of ten - and later release date.

The list of directors working on season seven has also been revealed, with numerous alumni returning to the show. Meanwhile, cast members Maisie Williams and Kit Harrington have been talking about their characters futures.

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