On Sunday, for the many fans of fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" long-awaited hour-X - in TV channel HBO, published the first series of the second season.
The plot of the series is based on a cycle of novels by George RR Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire"; each season is associated with one book heptalogy (7 books), of which five are currently written. The level of the project is unprecedented for a TV channel HBO - in the series are shot Hollywood stars Sean Bean and Lena Headey, shoot, held in Northern Ireland and Morocco, the project budget can surpass one of the most expensive projects of the company today - the series "Rome." In addition, HBO hired experts in the field of languages for the development of Dothraki language, with its own pronunciation, vocabulary of more than 1,800 words and grammatical structure of the light that is used in the series.
Make-up artist Paul Engelen imposes a make-up actor Jackie Gleason, who plays Joffrey Baratheon - Crown Prince of the Seven Kingdoms, the eldest son of Cersei Lannister and heir to the Iron Throne. (HBO / Paul Schiraldi)
Directed by David Nutter and assistant director Mark Teylordiskus on set with Peter Dinklage, who plays Therion Lannister, known by the nickname Bes or Polumuzh. For performing this role in the first season, he won Dinkleydzh "Emmy" in the category "Best Actor in a drama television series».
Directed by Alan Taylor examines the set. Taylor is well deserved for a long time director and collaborates with HBO. On account of his episodes of such series as "Oz," "Sex and the City," "The Sopranos," "The West Wing," "Six Feet Under," "Deadwood," "Lost," "Rome" "Mad Men" and "Boardwalk Empire».
Screenwriter DB Weiss talks with Roxanne McKee, who plays Dorei - slave bought for Daenerys to teach the art of love.
For the filming of one scene had to use a ladder fire truck.
Screenwriter "Game of Thrones" DB Weiss on set during the filming of the second season. DB Weiss - a young screenwriter, and "Game of Thrones" was his debut work, with which he handled excellently.
DB Weiss talks with director Alan Taylor.
Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Jack Gleeson as Joffrey Baratheon. Lena Headey is known to us for his roles in the television series The Sarah Connor "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and the films "The Brothers Grimm", "The Red Baron" and "300". The character of Lena Cersei childhood was involved in an affair with his brother, from whom she had three children. She coolly prudently, obsessed with power and cares only about the progress of his family.
Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in. Working actress Lena filmed in different countries. It was in India that starred in the movie "The Jungle Book", visited St. Petersburg during the filming of "Onegin". It was also in Norway, playing Kaizen in "Aberdeen". In 2005, Lena was shot in Romania and Mexico. I spent four months in Prague, working on the film "The Brothers Grimm," with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger. During 2006, Hedy was in Canada filming thriller "Shooter." After that she came to Germany for the shooting of the film "Red Baron».
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in. Emilia was approved for the role of Daenerys after refusing to participate in the project Tamzin Merchant, which was planned for this role before. In 2011, the actress was awarded the prize for her EWwy log in Award Entertainment Weekly "Best Dramatic Actress».
Jack Gleeson as Joffrey Baratheon. Jack - a young actor of Irish descent. He acted in a cameo role in the film "Batman Begins" and a few Irish short films. His character is spiteful, cruel, irascible and short-sighted, but also believes that the title of crown prince allows him to do whatever he wants.
Richard Madden as Robb Stark. Madden - Scottish film and theater actor, has played little role, but they all received positive reviews in the well-known British print media as the «Daily Telegraph» and «Observer». The character of Richard Robb Stark - is the eldest son of Eddard Stark and the heir to Winterfell. After the execution of Eddard, North declares its independence from the Seven Kingdoms and Robbie proclaimed king.