The game of thrones is an American television series, which plot is an adaptation of fantasy novel «a Song of Ice and Fire» by George R.R. Martin. It was directed by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The TV series is set in Northern Ireland, Great Britain and Croatia. The running time of one episode is about one hour. Each season is set up of 10 episodes.
The first presentation of this television series was at HBO on the 17th of April 2011. The last sixth season was finished on the 26th of June 2016. The main plot line revolves the conflict between two fictional parts of the world named Westeross and Essos. Those who rule these regions are willing to get the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. Another plot line shows us the desire of the fallen race Targaryen. The last child of this nation Daenerys Targaryen tries to get to Westeross with her dragons. Everybody believes that they are dead.
Game of Thrones has a really sprawling cast. It’ constantly changing from season to season. During the third season, about three hundred cast names were recorded. The most remembered actors are Sean Bean portraying Lord Eddard Stark, Peter Dinklage acting as Tyrion Lannister, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen.
The series has already achieved a number of titles and nominations, including 26 Emmy awards. Almost each season achieves it. The average quantity viewers of the first season of Game of Thrones was 2,5 million viewers at the first day. Nowadays about 20 million people have watched all seasons. This is the most paid television series at HBO. Peter Dinklage got a reward for Outstanding Support Actor.
The rating given by Rotten Tomatoes was not below 89. The critical response by Metacritic is 90 and more. This TV series is the fortieth in the list of 101 best-written scenarios by the Writers Guild of America. Game of Thrones was criticized for the nudity. Most negative reviews are for using nudity, sex and violence for the sake of nothing.
The costumes of the characters are inspired by many cultures. The Dothraki outfit resembles the Bedouin’s. They are made by professional designers. About two thousand wigs were used to make queen’s clothes. Actor’s armor was made of real steel so it was quite heavy.
Curious fact: one of the main fans of this TV series is Barack Obama. He was the first one to get the pilot episode of the sixth season.
Release Date Info
The probable date of the seventh season broadcast is August, 2017. The scenario for the 7th season is already written. The plot of each season is a chapter from the book.