The Series Culminates On 20 May Same Time As The U.S. At 9am Exclusively On HBO
PHILIPPINES, 14 MAY 2019 – Following the penultimate episode premiere of GAME OF THRONES Season 8 yesterday, HBO has made available several behind-the-scenes videos regarding the episode.
- HBO Asia | Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5: Cast Commentary – The Mad Queen
- HBO Asia | Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5: Cast Commentary – The Hound’s Gift
- HBO Asia | Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5: Inside the Episode
- HBO Asia | Game of Thrones Season 8: The Game Revealed Episode 5
David Benioff (Executive Producer, Writer) and D.B. Weiss (Executive Producer, Writer) break down Episode 5 in ‘Inside The Episode’ –
“Jon Snow is someone that she’s fallen in love with and as far as she’s concerned by this point Jon has betrayed her by telling people about his true identity, and also the fact that he’s unable to return her affections at this point. I think that when she says “let it be fear” she’s resigning herself to the fact that she may have to get things done in a way that isn’t pleasant and she may have to get things done in a way that is horrible to lots of people. She chose violence, and a Targaryen choosing violence is a pretty terrifying thing.”
“I don’t think she decided ahead of time that she was going to do what she did. And then she sees the Red Keep which is to her, the home that her family built when they first came over to this country 300 years ago. It’s in that moment on the walls of King’s Landing where she’s looking at that symbol of everything that was taken from her, when she makes the decision to make this personal.”
In addition, a 35-minute featurette, The Game Revealed Episode 5, delves into the astounding set builds, stunt work, and battles of “The Bells.” Production designer Deb Riley, SFX supervisor Sam Conway, VFX producer Steve Kullback, and prosthetics designer Barrie Gower give exclusive interviews alongside series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, episode director Miguel Sapochnik, actors Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and more to explain how the massacre of King’s Landing – from the destruction of the Iron Fleet, to the “Clegane Bowl,” to the fall of the Red Keep – came to life.
The series finale of the Emmy®-winning HBO Original series GAME OF THRONES premieres same time as the U.S. on Monday, 20 May at 9am exclusively on HBO.
New trailer for the final episode can be viewed here.
Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, this HBO award-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. Members of the ensemble cast for the eighth season include Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams.
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