George Lucas Helps Direct a Scene in Game of Thrones
George helped direct a scene in the Game of Thrones Premier. No, not that George! George Lucas!
The behind-the-scenes process of making the episode video is approximately 18 minuets long and holds a lot of spoiler content. So proceed if you wish. You’ve been warned.
This video shows the moment George Lucas steps on set (approx 4:00). In which he assists Kit Harrington and Emilia Clarke in a scene as their characters Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.
David Benioff (Showrunner)
“When we found out that George Lucas wanted to visit, we thought maybe it was a practical joke. And then we were really excited and also nervous because it’s George Lucas. The first time I can remember telling stories was me as a kid meshing together these little Stormtrooper dolls. He’s the one who started our obsession with this kind of epic storytelling.”
Take a look at the clip above.
The Game of Thrones showrunners Benioff and D.B. Weiss have an opportunity to make their own mark in the Star Wars Universe; the two will be writing and producing their own Star Wars series of films once they finish up on the final season of Game of Thrones in May.