continues to take over the top anti-spoiler measures throughout the production of the full season of Game of Thrones, as famous person Nikolaj Coster-Waldau discussed on Scandinavian keep in touch show Skavlan (in line with the AP) that the solid received’t even be given scripts while taking pictures season eight. Instead, they’ll be fed their lines via method of earpiece, a troublesome new appearing drawback for everyone who isn’t Hodor.
Coster-Waldau outlined that for the show’s first few seasons, the actors were given exhausting copies of scripts prematurely, which later turn into digital copies in an effort to ramp up protection. In the most recent installments of Game of Thrones, forged folks received their parts via method of verified email. But after HBO used to be as soon as hacked over the summer time, main to some of episodes of the gathering leaking online, the pay-cable group went on high alert—subsequently, no scripts of any type.
While taking pictures without scripts seems like an over the top (and potentially unfavorable) measure to take to stop spoilers, the Game of Thrones staff have already totally demonstrated that they’re prepared to move a bunch of additional miles to protect their show’s secrets and techniques and methods. As HBO president of programming Casey Bloys printed in September, the producers will shoot a pair of assortment finales to be able to obfuscate the story’s precise completing. The funny phase of all this? Game of Thrones fans don’t seem to care a lick about spoilers. Even when season seven’s “The Spoils of War” leaked online a couple of days previous than airing, the show’s staggering rankings were unaffected: The episode actually set a Game of Thrones rankings file (at the time), drawing in 10.2 million target audience.
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season eight received’t air any time briefly—recent estimates place the show’s return squarely in 2019, as it shoots via next summer time—but when it does, it’s going to be epic.