‘Game of Thrones’ Is Shooting Different Misleading Versions of the Series Finale to Guard Against Leaks

IndieWire | 9/14/2017 | Hanh Nguyen
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“Game of Thrones” is taking a page from Arya Stark and the Faceless Men and using disguise and trickery to achieve their goals. And that goal for the eighth and final season of HBO’s fantasy epic is to keep the public spoiler-free.

“I know ‘Game of Thrones,’ the ending, they’re going to shoot multiple versions so that nobody really know what happens,” HBO president Casey Bloys said at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania recently, according to Morning Call. “You have to do that on a long show. Because when you’re shooting something, people know. So they’re going to shoot multiple versions so that there’s no real definitive answer until the end.”

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