In order to reduce the risk of hacking and publishing information about scripts, HBO announced that more versions of the last episode of the eighth season of the Game of Thrones series will be recorded.
“When you have a series that has long been shown, you have to do it. Because when you shoot something, people know. That’s why we will make more versions and nobody will know how the series really will end, “said HBO program chairman Casey Blaze.
The Game of Thrones seventh season marked numerous hacker attacks. Hackers reported scenarios, documents and unpublished episodes. Due to an episode published by hackers from India, four people were arrested.
The recording of the eighth and final season of the series will begin in October this year, and Variety writes that it is unlikely to be broadcast by 2019.
“Our people in production try to calculate how much time it will take to capture special effects. Shooting is complicated enough, because it’s shot on different continents and with all technical aspects, “he says.
This method of recording multiple possible finishes was also used in the “Breaking Bad”, “The Sopranos” and “Dallas” series.