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Lesser known facts about Game of Thrones

Did you know that the Game of Thrones is an internationally acclaimed series with over 20 million viewers? Did you know that it has evolved into a history of fame, unlike any other modern television show?

What’s that? Do you know all of those things?

Well, don’t fret if you don’t know, as we have compiled some of the Best Game of Thrones facts for you.

1. Most of the cast members haven’t read the books. Many of them don’t want to know what happens to their characters, fearing it will affect their acting. Emilia Clarke (Daenerys) and Kit Harington (Jon Snow) are among the few who have read all the books.

First Game of thrones fact, Most of the cast members haven’t read the books. Many of them don’t want to know what happens to their characters, fearing it will affect their acting.
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2. The average episode costs HBO $6 million to make. That’s partly because it’s filmed on three continents and in six countries.

Second, Game of thrones facts, The average episode costs HBO $6 million to make.
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3. No wonder, Northern Ireland says ‘Game of Thrones’ has brought more than $100 million to their economy.

 

4. Did you know? Martin has revealed how he plans to end the series to producers D B Weiss and David Benioff in case he dies before he finishes.

Fourth Game of thrones facts, Its main writer Martin has revealed how he plans to end the series to producers D B Weiss and David Benioff in case he dies before he finishes.
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5. Wtf! Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) is a vegetarian. And surprisingly, all of the meat, he eats on the show is actually Tofu.

Fifth Game of thrones facts, Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) is a vegetarian.
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6. Linguistics expert David Peterson particularly created the Dothraki language for the series, which now consists of over 3000 words. The Dothraki tongue was commissioned by HBO through the Language Creation Society.

 

7. Viserys’ ‘gold crown’ was actually gelatinous paint. Watch closely!

Seventh Game of thrones facts, Viserys’ ‘gold crown’ was actually gelatinous paint.
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8. The Moon Door is certainly just a meter deep.

Eighth game of thrones facts, The Moon Door is certainly just a meter deep.
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9. Wow! Maisie Williams learned to fight left handed because Arya is left-handed in the books. Her mother didn’t let her read the books though, as she felt they were too grown up for a young girl.

Ninth game of thrones facts, Maisie Williams learned to fight left handed because Arya is left-handed in the books.
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10. The designer of the dragon eggs gave George R.R. Martin one of them as a wedding gift when he married Parris McBride in 2011. Producer Benioff spoke of the difficulty in getting the dragon eggs right, the ones in the original pilot looked like ‘Christmas ornaments”. Gemma Jackson redesigned the final eggs and one was given to Martin as a wedding gift.

Tenth game of thrones facts, The designer of the dragon eggs gave George R.R. Martin one of them as a wedding gift when he married Parris McBride in 2011.
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11. In 2012, there were over 160 babies named ‘Khaleesi’ in the United States. ‘Arya’ being another popular name.

Eleventh game of thrones facts, In 2012, there were over 160 babies named ‘Khaleesi’ in the United States.
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12. You might know this… Oona Castilla Chaplin (Rob Stark’s wife Talisa) is, in fact, Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter.

Twelfth game of thrones facts, Oona Castilla Chaplin (Rob Stark’s wife Talisa) is, in fact, Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter.
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13. How cute! Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) moreover owns the dire-wolf she pets for real. Lady, as she’s known on the show, is now named Zunni.

Thirteenth game of thrones facts, Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) moreover owns the dire-wolf she pets for real.
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14. And finally! Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, aka Jon Snow and Ygritte, are of course a real-life couple.

Fourteenth game of thrones facts, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, aka Jon Snow and Ygritte, are of course a real-life couple.
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