“Game of Thrones” has etched its place as one of the most acclaimed series of all time. The show captivated its loyal audience for several seasons spanning almost a decade. Although many would argue that the ending was slightly off, this has not reduced its popularity in viewers’ hearts.
After some delay due to the pandemic, Warner Bros. has finally fulfilled its plans to give fans a lasting physical taste of the thrilling series. The showrunners have brought to life a similitude of the series via a studio tour in Northern Ireland.
The opening ceremony had several cast members in attendance, reuniting to relive some of their best times since their last feature in the series.
Nathalie Emmanuel, Isaac Hempstead Wright, And Kristian Nairn Attended The Event
Among the many personalities at the event, Nathalie Emmanuel, Isaac Hempstead Wright, and Kristian Nairn were on ground to commemorate the grand opening of the new “Game of Thrones” Studio Tour at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland.
Most of the filming of the acclaimed show took place in the studio located in the cold weathered clime. As such, it is unsurprising that the showrunners chose the location as the final resting place for the remnants of the series.
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Nairn, 46, posted a video about the reunion on his social media account, showing how happy he was to see his former colleagues. “Just for the record, there’s only one person allowed on my back,” he said while referencing his role as Hodor opposite Wright’s Bran Stark, The All-seeing Greenseer.
Everything To Know About The Tour
Fans who can make it over to the location are in for a thrill, pieced together to make them relive their experiences from the series. The tour includes a walk through the legendary Great Hall at Winterfell, where Jon Snow got crowned the ‘King in the North, and a view of Daenerys Targaryen’s iconic Dragonstone throne.
It would also include a dive into the weaponry, visual effects, and other incredible behind-the-scenes details that helped the showrunners spin the enthralling stories fans got to see throughout the series.
In another video after the reunion, Nairn also posted where he gushed about the tour and admitted his joy at seeing some familiar faces from the show.
Kristian Nairn And Julian Moon Wants Fans To Try Out The Tour
Nairn advised fans of the show to come over and have a taste of the splendid work on display. Julian Moon, head of EMEA Warner Bros. Consumer Products, also shared this same sentiment while describing the tour as a first-of-its-kind for their themed entertainment brand.
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“We’re incredibly grateful for our partnership with Linen Mill Studios, who have helped bring this concept to life with the attention to detail, along with the scale and depth of production that makes this experience so special and worthwhile,” Moon said in a statement.
“We are proud to be part of the legacy of the beloved Game of Thrones franchise, and we can’t wait for fans around the globe to step inside and immerse themselves in all corners of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond.”
Warner Bros. Have More In Stall For Fans
Warner Bros.’s decision to start the “Game of Thrones” tour is one of the many paths they have chosen to ensure that the series lives on in the heart of viewers. Fans can also get GOT merchandise to serve as souvenirs from the show.
“Game of Thrones” played for eight seasons on HBO until its last episode in May 2019. Although the pandemic caused some delays, the showrunners are getting ready to debut the prequel spin-off “House of the Dragon” for die-hards who could not get enough of the epic series.
“Mum’s the word now, don’t tell anyone. I’ve seen a rough cut of the first episode,” Martin admitted on his website in December. “And loved it. It’s dark, it’s powerful, it’s visceral. Just the way I like my epic fantasy.”