HBO TV show Game of Thrones has already created quite an international movement. The production broke several records of viewership and launched a brand new trend among enthusiasts that imply hunting for clues and forming Game of Thrones theories out of them. While this buzz kept millions of fans hooked on this show, it might become detrimental to the production. No creative team wants fans guessing or finding out about their ending and making it public. Therefore, producers are going to shoot several ending scenes to create decoys for those fans who are too eager to wait for the actual end of Season 8.
HBO Programming President Revealed that Game of Thrones Crews Would Shoot Multiple Variants for the Ending
Last week, the president of programming at HBO, Casey Bloys, made a shocking revealing about the final season of Game of Thrones. Bloys claimed that the teams and actors are prepared to shoot multiple scenarios for the same ending. By hiding the most awaited moment in the Game of Thrones universe in plain sight, producers make sure that nobody would truly know what it is going to happen.
“You have to do that on a long show. Because when you’re shooting something, people know.”
The Season 8 of the TV Show Might Appear No Sooner Than 2019
Executive Bloys is mentioning an issue with which numerous productions dealt. This costly yet effective strategy has become a common solution to preventing any leaks reaching the public before the final episode being launched. Projects such as AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ or HBO’s ‘The Sopranos’ managed to keep prying eyes away from their work by going with multiple scenarios for the ending of their story.
The sets will be ready to film the action for the six episodes in the final season starting in October. Giving the extensive work teams need to put in to finish only one installment, the much-awaited season might not start sooner than 2019. Nonetheless, the efforts are worth it. Season seven gathered an average of 30 million viewers with season finale being the most watched episode of the entire TV show.
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