It goes without saying that Game Of Thrones has become one of the most popular tv series. It has managed to draw attention from people of all age groups. This tv series has a huge fan following from all over the world. Therefore today we have brought 10 most interesting facts about Game Of Thrones.
1. Handful of dead characters alive in the book
Characters including Night’s Watchmen Pyp and Grenn, Shireen and Stannis Baratheon, Barristan Selmy, Myrcella Baratheon, are alive in Martin’s book but dead on the show.
2. Different ages are shown in the show
In the show, Stark kids are shown much younger than in the book. If the show had stayed completely true, then Jon Snow and Robb Stark would have been only 14 and 25 years old.
3. Sword forged in the show
A replica of Hobbit trilogy’s sword and Gandalf’s sword from the “Lord of the Rings” is forged inside the Iron Throne.
4. Ian Whyte played four roles
On Game of Thrones British actor, Ian Whyte has played four different roles. He played white Walker in season one as well as in season two. In season three he was seen playing the role of an unnamed giant. In season five we saw him as Wilding giant wun wun.
5. The most illegally downloaded show
Due to its huge popularity among the young fans, it is the most illegally downloaded show on Internet.
6. Celebrities naming their kids after show’s characters
Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene is also a fan of Game Of Thrones. He even named his daughter after the two daughters of House Stark.
7. There’s an episode which was never aired
Directed by Tom McCarthy the first episode of the show was never aired on television.
8. Celebrities requesting to see Game Of Thrones
Former US President was such a huge fan of the show that he couldn’t wait for season 6. He requested to the makers of the shot to let him see it before anyone else.
9. Talisa grand daughter of Charlie Chaplin
The actress who played the role of Talisa on the show is actually grand daughter of Charlie Chaplin.
10. Season 5 was shot on 151 different sets
Season 5 of Game Of Thrones’ shooting was done on 151 sets in 5 different countries with 166 cast members.