'Game of Thrones': 10 Fun Facts You Never Knew About the Show

'Game of Thrones': 10 Fun Facts You Never Knew About the Show

Sunday marks the Season 6 finale of “Game of Thrones”!

In honor of the big night, we’ve collected 10 facts you probably never knew about the hit HBO series, courtesy of IMDb.

  1. Peter Dinklage was the only actor considered for Tyrion.
  2. It cost more than $10 million to shoot each episode of Season 6.
  3. Co-showrunner David Benioff’s wife threatened to divorce him if he killed off Jon Snow.
  4. Natalie Dormer avoids spoilers by only reading Margaery scenes.
  5. Charles Dance, who plays Tywin Lannister, actually skinned a real stag in his first scene on the show.
  6. Sophie Turner was fooled about Jon Snow's fate.
  7. The author, George R.R. Martin, had a cameo in the unaired pilot.
  8. Lena Headey used a body double for Cersei's penance.
  9. Alfie Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy, is the brother of famous singer Lily Allen, who wrote a not terribly flattering song about her brother called "Alfie.”
  10. Dean-Charles Chapman has played two Lannisters, the squire Martyn Lannister and King Tommen Lannister.

For more fun facts visit IMDb.