Game of Thrones is an absolute pop-culture phenomenon, so it’s hard- not to mention heart-breaking- trying to imagine the TV landscape without it- we are still trying to face the cold and hard reality that last ever season of HBO’s fantasy epic is coming. The last season, Season 8 of Game of Thrones is officially coming back in 2019, so we will have to be more than just patient. The season 7 finale was watched by 16,5 million viewers, including fans who watched the episode as it aired and night-of streams- of those, 12,1 million people watched the episode as it aired, making it the most-watched episode in series history- and filming of the BIG finale has already started. Last week, tent for filming crew was assembled and back in November creative producers were spotted around Dubrovnik, seeking for new locations for shooting. Surrounded by handful of security personel , strict security control and precaution measures, filming of the season 8 has started in Dubrovnik few days ago- set was heavily guarded both from seaside and land, and no one can say for sure what is going on behind the fence which is non-stop guarded and perfectly secured.
Actor Kit Harington, better known as Jon Snow, arrived in Dubrovnik, main filming location in Croatia for King’s Landing, a fictional city in Game of Thrones- you’ve seen it and if you are passionate about it, a visit to Dubrovnik will become a beautiful déjà vu because of the way in which it was so well integrated into the setting of the series- with Old Town of Dubrovnik as a base, no special measures were necessary for scenery or special effects in order to play the fortified port city of King’s landing, a stronghold of the Lannister family. And Jon Snow knows how to relax in between filming in that mesmerizing city- he was surrounded with the rest of the crew and security guards, spending it like an average worker- chilling with a cup of coffee (most probably, huh?) and a cigarette, on Minčeta tower- and here are the photos, one of the rare ones, since the filming spot, as earlier said, is heavily guarded.
It is also speculated that Emilia Clarke, who became famous over the globe thanks to the role she is portraying in Game of Thrones, is joining Harington in Dubrovnik- she was in Rome, filming a commercial, at the time Harington was spotted in Dubrovnik- and those two cities are not definitely not far away from each other- so, it is an easy guess, huh? I guess we will find everything out at the right time!