As a filming in the final episodes of Thrones game It ended, surrounded by luxurious sets and detailed details, many of the stars of the show hoped to wrap a memory to remember the experience of the decade.
Emery Clarke, who plays queen-in-production Daenerys Targaryen, wanted to keep her dragon eggs, while Kit Harington, who plays Warden of the North Jon Snow, said Age I expected to keep the sword of his character.
"Now it's so valuable now, I do not think it's over," said the 32-year-old actor.
Nor did he achieve his desire.
Instead, the objects, decorations and costumes of the show will become a permanent exhibition that will fill a 110,000-square-foot space in the Linen Mill studios in Banbridge, about 40 kilometers southwest of Belfast, in Northern Ireland.
This place was the location of the scenes set in Castle Winterfell and Castle Black, but the planned permanent exhibition will include all the surviving sets of the program, including at least two of the final season that have not yet been revealed to the television.
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From the boom of gender franchises as Star Trek i War of the galaxies During the sixties and seventies, film and television licenses and retail projects often live up to the value of the programs on which they were based.
According to the defense body of the Northern Ireland Screen, Game of Thrones shot 275 million US dollars (406.5 million US dollars) in the Northern Ireland economy which began its production. In the following decade, its value, as a permanent tourist site, could be worth more than twice that.
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Property of the Warner Bros. Wizard of the Wizards of Harry Potter The experiences of Los Angeles and Orlando themed parks and the Harry Potter tour in London with themed studies are well established.
The details are difficult to break, though Magician of the Magic the attraction and the derived tourism that sends people to the sites of shooting of the series: the viaduct of Glenfinnan in Scotland, the cathedral of Durham (where the professor of the director Minerva McGonagall had the court) and the trips to Edinburgh, where JK Rowling wrote the books: they are worth around 295.6 million US dollars per year.
Between 2012 and 2017 based in the United Kingdom Magician of the Magic The attraction only dropped 643 million US dollars.
Similarly, the Disney studio giant has also redesigned the map of its Disneyland and Disney World maps to create Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, a large themed park experiences replication of emblematic sites in the universe of Star Wars, which will open on May 31.
As a television show, the value of Thrones game It has been almost incalculable for the channel that I have commissioned, HBO.
The New York Times reported that the series generates "slightly more than $ 1 billion euros" for HBO, including its value as a subscriber cartoonist, as well as the revenue from the division of licenses and retailers of HBO, which is responsible for exhibitions, as well as merchandise and other links.
From seven bright seasons, we have managed to reduce the best moments to only five, divided into separate categories. There is no place for red wedding.
For fans who want to revive magic, the permanent planned Thrones game The exhibition will probably have several places that are not the places of Winterfell and Castle Black, including the quarry where the "wall" and the set of King's Landing, located in Belfast at the Titanic Studios, where the production of the sample is based.
Northern Ireland has the advantage of being a relatively small country; The series used 63 locations in the production of the series about a decade, all located 90 minutes from Belfast.
The series also used a number of international locations, including Iceland (which was in the frozen desert of "the north"), Malta and the island of Gozo (for Essos, where are the free cities, the bay of Slaver and the Sea of Dothraki). ) and Croatia (for King's Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, where is the Throne of Iron and the Red one).
The series already has two projects derived from the real world, The Touring Game of Thrones exhibition, a previous version of which arrived at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Sydney in 2014 i The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, with compositions from the soundtrack of the Ramin Djawadi program.
The version of the traveling exhibition that came to Australia included a set of Iron Throne and a virtual reality experience Oculus Rift, in which participants entered a simulation of the elevator, occupied by The Night & Watch, which covers the "white wall" and recorded the record. The waiting times, since the museum was overwhelmed with fans of the show.
The series has also transformed the Belfast film and television industry, drawing more international projects in the city and lighting it as a regional production and post-production center. "Thrones game We have all changed, we are relevant, it is basically the night and day, "said Richard Williams, CEO of Northern Ireland Screen.
He has taken other projects in the country, including the British drama Mrs. Wilson, the thriller of crime The fall and the series of science fiction of the USA Krypton, which is on the home planet of Superman, the hero of DC Comics.
And it seems inevitable that it is the reception of the planned plan Thrones game Prequel, by the producer Jane Goldman i A song of fire and ice George R.R. Martin, both to consolidate the city at home Thrones game and to fulfill the interest of the fans to visit the sites of shooting.
This project is located in Westeros – "thousands of years before the events of Thrones game, which narrated the offspring of the golden age of heroes to its darkest hour, "and so far has a name from list A, attached to the Australian actress Naomi Watts .
Although little detail has been revealed, Martin has said that the western ones of the past are very different: "There is no landing of the king, there is no iron throne, there are no Targaryens [and the legendary Freehold of] Valyria has hardly begun to rise with his dragons and the great empire he built. "