This month marks the start of the top for Ã¢â‚¬Å“Recreation of Thrones,Ã¢â‚¬Â the globally common HBO hit that can kick off its closing season on April 14. However starting subsequent 12 months, Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â followers will be capable of get their Westeros repair in individual.
HBO is popping one of many presentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s former studios in Northern Eire right into a 110,000-square-foot vacationer attraction. The Recreation of Thrones Studio Tour might be an interactive exhibition of the presentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s units, costumes, weapons and different props, and embrace displays that break down how the technically formidable fantasy blockbuster was made. It should open in spring 2020.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to be an immersive expertise the place followers will really feel like they’re inside their favourite units from the present,Ã¢â‚¬Â stated Jeff Peters, HBOÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s vp for licensing and retail.
The tour might be at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, about 25 miles southwest of Belfast, the place scenes within the castles Winterfell and Fort Black and several other sea battles have been shot. However it should embrace the precise units and props from all around the Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â universe, which might be rebuilt and restored for public consumption by the identical development crews and artists who labored on the present, Peters stated.
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The mission, impressed by Warner Bros.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s Harry Potter studio tour exterior London, would be the first of maybe 4 former Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â filming places in Northern Eire to be reworked into interactive fan experiences. The others haven’t been finalized, however potentialities embrace the still-standing units for KingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Touchdown, in Belfast, the place the manufacturing was based mostly, and Fort Black and the Wall, in a quarry exterior town.
The plan to create Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â points of interest was first publicized final fall, however particulars have been scarce. HBO was planning to formally announce the Recreation of Thrones Studio Tour on Wednesday morning.
The present has beforehand spun off different real-world model extensions, just like the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Recreation of ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â Stay Live performance Expertise, that includes the composer Ramin Djawadi and a touring exhibition of artifacts from the present. However the studio tour will provide probably the most in-depth Ã¢â‚¬Å“Recreation of ThronesÃ¢â‚¬Â expertise up to now, permitting followers to stroll by way of the identical units the place the presentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s stars like Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage and Emilia Clarke as soon as inhabited the story.
There usually are not at the moment plans to create related points of interest in the USA, however Ã¢â‚¬Å“itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s doable,Ã¢â‚¬Â Peters stated. Ã¢â‚¬Å“We get pitched on a regular basis, and weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re open to loads of completely different alternatives.Ã¢â‚¬Â