He continued: “It took three days to shoot and then one of them stabs another, and so it was quite, quite taxing.”
The HBO drama chronicles the beginning of the end of House Targaryen and the events leading up to the Targaryen civil war, known as the Dance of the Dragons.
The showrunner teased a brutal scene in the upcoming seasonGetty/HBO
Discussing the series as a whole, he said: “The original Game of Thrones was about multiple different families over multiple different continents. This one is about one family kind of in one place fighting with each other. So it gives us more time to spend with less characters.
“There are quite a few, but… so I think you get more nuance. I hope. I mean, I could be wrong. You know, tell me next week.”