Game of Thrones viewers are all too familiar with seminal battle sequences, but Sunday’s Greyjoy faceoff was a visceral, bloody mess. HBO took us behind the scenes in a featurette called “Battling the Silence” which dives into the storm-tossed sea battle.
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The scene’s main players are Euron (Pilou Asbæk) and Yara (Gemma Whelan). Whelan discusses working with her on-screen uncle who understands the physicality of a battle sequence. Much of the filming involved green screens and was shot in “a car park in Ireland” rather than on a body of water. Read more…
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