Who is Behind The Game of Thrones Series?

by Kim on December 4, 2015

The popular television series Game of Thrones by HBO has continued to rock the airwaves with the series now coming to its third season. The success of this show has been hailed by a lot of movie fans and fanatics across the world but who exactly is behind this modern art and film masterpiece? Well, the series is created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Originally, the first series was filmed in a studio in Ireland’s capital Belfast with the main sponsor being the American cable and satellite television network HBO. The series has also been filmed on location in scenes across Morocco, the Malta islands, Croatia and Iceland. David Benioff is an accomplished screen writer and novelist. He is also a television producer born in September 1970.

David has also been involved in the creation of other screen scripts but Game of Thrones is regarded as his major accomplishment in his years in the film industry. On the other hand, D.B. Weiss is a major fantasy film writer. The American novelist has written different novels and screen plays but his contribution to the Game of Thrones has been very influential. The production of the series until this third season has seen 257 characters come to play. However, the main and lead characters include Sean Bean who plays Lord Eddard Stark.

Sean Bean has been one the leading English actors. Born in April 1959, Sean has featured in a number of high profile films with the Game of thrones being one of the major highlights of his career. Another lead character in the series is Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark the younger child of lead character Lord Eddard Stark in the series. Other siblings include Richard Madden as Rob, Sophie Turner as the Dainty Sansa and Isaac Hempstead-Wright as Bran.

Another important character is the series is Oona Chaplin who is the wife of Lord Stark. Peter Dinklage also plays a very significant role in the second and third season respectively. This are the main characters in the series but there are other recurrent one who have also played a very important role in making the Game of thrones a success over the last few years. Although the series was created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the production was done by Frank Doelger. Whilst this is not the full list of all the man and women behind the Game of Thrones, it is for sure a good share of the lead players.

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