Inside HBO's Game of Thrones: Seasons 1 & 2 by Bryan Cogman

By Bryan Cogman

HBO's Game of Thrones reigns as cable's highest-rated sequence. This reliable spouse booklet provides lovers new how you can input this fictional global and notice extra in regards to the loved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. countless numbers of set images, creation and gown designs, storyboards, and insider tales display how the show's creators translated George R. R. Martin's best-selling myth sequence into the area of Westeros. that includes interviews with key actors and team participants that catch the simplest scripted and unscripted moments from the 1st seasons, in addition to a preface by way of George R. R. Martin, this unique quantity, certain in a lavishly debossed padded conceal, deals specific entry to this unparalleled tv sequence.

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But, as he does with all the major characters in this saga, George takes the familiar and turns it on, its head. Jon might be a hero, but his journey is anything but traditional. D A V I D B E N I O F F : I feel like we saw every young actor in the UK, many of whom read several times for multiple roles, including Robb, Theon, Viserys, and Jon Snow. There were two audition pieces for Jon; one from the first episode and another from a scene late in the third novel, A Storm of Swords. Kit Harington stood out right from the start because he was able to fully embody Jon Snow at these two very different points in the story—the callow youth of the pilot and the seasoned warrior of future seasons.

So at the end of it, she’s wearing something closer to her mother’s look. She’s come full circle. By contrast, Ned was never seen adopting any of the clothing styles in King’s Landing. He had four different looks, a couple of which were slightly smarter, but Ned generally chose to keep things functional and practical. To that end, he’d often be seen in the padded linen skirts with the leather doublet, sometimes with a cape. Later in the season, as he began to sense trouble brewing, he started wearing his leather armor.

We’d done a few rehearsals, so I’d been beaten up a few times. [Director] Brian Kirk was lining up the shot, and I was lying there on the ground— no one was really paying any attention to me. I remember looking up at Kit, who was standing above me. ” I was so pleased! I was assured in that moment about just how affecting this story line could be, seeing Kit the actor feeling something for the character in that moment. I knew we were on to something at that point. K I T H A R I N G T O N : At first glance, the dynamic between Jon and Sam might look like a “hero and his sidekick,” but it’s much more than that.

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