Well, we have lastly made it to Game of Thrones week. In only a few days, the ultimate season of the hit HBO collection will start, kicking off the final chapter of an epic almost a decade within the making. That does not imply HBO is about to drop any spoilers on us, however they’re definitely ready to take an extended, loving look again at how we obtained right here.
To that finish, the present’s official YouTube channel dropped greater than a dozen new featurettes Monday, all below the banner “The Cast Remembers.” In the movies, which function interviews with the solid alongside behind-the-scenes footage from the primary seven seasons, every of the main surviving stars of the present takes a glance again at their first days on set, their favourite moments, and the Game of Thrones plot developments that shocked even them.
It’s all moderately bittersweet to look at, as we be taught that Emilia Clarke fell of her horse on her very first day of taking pictures, and that Kit Harington’s favourite actor to work with was his future spouse, Rose Leslie, and that even Rory McCann, who performs Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, was moved to tears by how stunning The Red Wedding was. Even amongst these revelations, although, what stands out is simply how a lot the actors and their characters have advanced over the course of eight seasons.
But one ten-minute featurette can’t comprise the reminiscing this large solid is able to, so Game of Thrones additionally dropped one other dozen, smaller featurettes permitting every of Season 8’s main stars to handle their characters and their time on the present. Watch as Iain Glen (Joran Mormont) recollects how a lot he loves his previous yellow shirt; Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran) recollects how horrible he felt after his first taking pictures day; Maisie Williams (Arya) and Sophie Turner (Sansa) recall filming that massive reunion scene; and Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) recall the fantastic thing about filming Season 2 in Iceland.
If you are a fan who’s significantly emotionally related to those characters, some actual tears could lie forward.
For the remainder of the featurettes, head over to HBO’s official Game of Thrones YouTube channel.
Game of Thrones returns Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.