EMMY and Golden Globe-Winning HBO series “Game of Thrones” to begin production on season seven this summer
MIAMI - The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning series Game of Thrones will begin shooting its next season later this summer. Production of the seven-episode seventh season will be based in Northern Ireland, while additional portions will be filmed in Spain and Iceland, with debut slated for summer 2017 on HBO.
Season seven directors will include Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa, Matt Shakman and Alan Taylor.
Locations for shooting in Spain will include Sevilla, Caceres, Almodovar del Rio, Santiponce, Zumaia and Bermeo.
Last week, Game of Thrones received 23 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any nominee for the third year in a row. This year’s nominations include Outstanding Drama Series, 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Max von Sydow), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik, Jack Bender) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).
The seventh season of Game of Thrones is executive produced by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield, with co-executive producers, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George R.R. Martin and Bryan Cogman and producers, Chris Newman, Greg Spence and Lisa McAtackney.