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Game of Thrones Prepares for Shooting in Iceland

game-of-thrones_posterFilming of one of the most-talked-about series on American television these days, Game of Thrones, will take place in Iceland, more specifically by Vatnajökull glacier in the southeast (dubbed Ríki Vatnajökuls or “The Kingdom of Vatnajökull”), at the end of November 2011.

The HBO series, which is based on the stories of George R.R. Martin, has proven a big hit in the US and has also been aired on Icelandic television channel Stöd 2, as reported on

Rumors have long been circling that shooting for the series would take place in Iceland. According to a fan page, the choice was between Iceland and Morocco but eventually Iceland was picked as a location for the show.

Icelandic production company Pegasus will assist the show’s crew in Iceland and currently extras are being sought to take part in the shooting. Both men and women are needed but the men should preferably be bearded and “warlike”.

Those interested can email [email protected].

Click here to read about other Iceland-related film projects and here to read about other shooting locations in Iceland.


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