Game of Thrones shooting info for Cáceres revealed; a Season 7 scene is leaked!

Photo: Juanje 2712

Arco de la Estrella. Photo: Juanje 2712

Spain has been a major Game of Thrones location this year, with cameras rolling across the country these past couple months, and today there are new details about the filming in Cáceres city this month.  Hoy reports that the City Council has received the shooting plan for Game of Thrones, confirming the dates of Wednesday December 14th and Thursday the 15th for filming in Cáceres’ Monumental City. The plan also reveals several specific sites.

In addition to the location info, an exciting video has surfaced on YouTube, giving us a sneak peek at a fiery moment from season 7! But we’ll place that at the bottom of the post with fair warning so you spoiler-averse folks can skip that.

As for the new locations: Adarve, Arco de la Estrella, Plaza de Santa María, Plaza de los Golfines, San Jorge, cuesta de la Compañía, San Mateo, and las Veletas are reportedly the places within the Monumental City that look to be involved in filming for season 7. All the locations will be closed for the dates listed, except to residents and the workers who require access to the area.

We’ve speculated before that Cáceres City might take over as King’s Landing and other urban interiors of the Thrones world, this season. Let’s take a closer look at the locations to get a feel for what role they might play.

Near the Arco de la Estrella (Arc of the Star) is the Adarve, an old narrow lane:

El_Adarve

Las Veletas and the spacious plaza (square) outside it:

Veletas

Plaza de Santa Maria:

Plaza de Santa María

The Plaza de los Golfines:

Photo: José Luis Vega

Photo: José Luis Vega

San Jorge (the patron saint of Caceres) – it’s not clear if GoT is filming in the church or outside it, in the plaza/around the stairs:

Stairs in San Jorge Plaza

Cuesta de la Compañía, a street in the city:

cuesta de la Compañía

San Mateo is another church with a plaza outside:

San Mateo church

San Mateo

If that seems like far too many locations for two days, bear in mind that several of them are very close together and may be part of one scene. It’s also possible that the City Council has chosen to close off certain areas at GoT’s request and not all of them may not end up being used in shooting.

Having seen the sites now, they certainly give off a King’s Landing vibe, consistent with the previous shooting cities of Dubrovnik, Croatia and Girona, Spain.


BEYOND THIS POINT, THERE BE SPOILERS!

A new video, reportedly from the shooting in Malpartida, Spain sometime in the last couple weeks, shows the crew and a performer working on a dragon scene at night! Not that we can see a dragon, but where there’s huge blasts of flame…

The flames shoot out, and a man in a cloak catches on fire. You can a voice shout, “Khaleesi!” among other unclear words. He rolls around the ground to put out the fire, so this may not be the end of the character. It’s not clear if the attack is deliberate or if the man simply gets in the way of a dragon in the heat of battle.

Nothing like a bit of dragonfire to get you stoked for the new season, am I right? Who do you think is under that cloak- everyone’s favorite Khaleesi-screamer Jorah, some other character, or no one of note at all?

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    1. He fairly clearly (to me) says “Khaleesi, what sort of witchcraft is this?!?!”

      Also could be an explosion of some sort, no?

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    2. sebaciel,

      If that is the case, then it cannot be Dany/ Drogon who is attacking right? If the man catching fire is calling out Khaleesi, that can only mean that he is Dothraki, why would Drogon torch a Dothraki?

      Maybe it is the Lannisters attacking with fire somehow?

      I don’t see how it can be Jorah as I doubt he will turn up at the ambush.

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    3. Fire is so terrifying.

      Anyway, the tinfoil in this post is going to be insane. Looking forward to the speculation lol.

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    4. Jorah Explorah:
      He fairly clearly (to me) says “Khaleesi, what sort of witchcraft is this?!?!”

      Also could be an explosion of some sort, no?

      That’s almost exactly what I understood:

      “Oh, Khaleesi (?), what foul witchcraft is this?”

      IMO this seems to indicate that it’s rather not a thing with dragons, but some other action including fire…

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    5. ghost of winterfell,

      If the Lannisters were attacking, there should be someone to set the fire.. Lannisters can’t throw fire from the sky, even when Bronn burned Stannis ships, he throw an arrow.
      Wildfire is made with CGI and it’s green…so i can’t see how Lannisters can burn someone like this.

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    6. Flayed Potatoes: tinfoil in this post is going to be insane

      … I don’t think it’s a dragon fire blast. I think it’s a blast of fire from Daenerys’ mouth! She’s not only going to be fireproof but realize she can also breath fire herself!! 🙂

      and then she sprouts wings and flies away…

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    7. Ser Bergh,

      Yep, between him saying it’s witchcraft AND the fact that he’s still talking after the blast, it seems more like an explosion than dragon fire, just from what we’ve seen the more mature dragons do to people when they hit them with a blast of fire.

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    8. I am totally using my imagination and fantasy and ignoring “things” most WotW readers usually do not ignore, but I have to try and say it:
      might this be unhealed Jorah, getting caught by mistake in dragonfire while on his way to somewhere, and…healing?
      It would fit with what you think the character is saying.
      It would not fit with other things, but since I am one of the rare critical voices about those other things, who knows!

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    9. I feel like it wouldn’t be anyone from Westeros (like Lannisters) because they would call her a Queen not a Khaleesi. The only people who would call her Khaleesi would be the people who knew her back with Khal Drogo.
      I would say it’s not a Dothraki because he is dressed in a Westerosi style and has a Westerosi accent.
      …….I can only think of Jorah

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    10. A few guesses about who the mystery man could be:

      1) The cloak looks like the one Jon Snow often wears

      2) Jorah getting cured by dragon fire

      3) Dolorous Edd getting punk’d by his mates

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    11. The flame is 100% a dragon. It’s same source of light and fire we’ve seen conjuring in the dragon’s throats a few times before. The voice is Westrosi and says Khaleesi. It doesn’t sound like Jorah, though. ARG!

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    12. l don’t think is a dothraki .A dothraki would not speak the common tongue , especially while burning alive. Are we sure that the burning man is the one who shouts? Maybe a red priest ,Mel or someone else (Dany has their attention) burns somebody because lord of light blah blah blah to show Dany the power of the true god and Dany and her companions are shocked! “What kind of evil magic is this…”
      Dragons are magical in a way but we do know how Dany feels about blood magic.

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    13. Eric,

      Not saying it can’t be a dragon, and that would be the best guess. However, it is odd that the cloaked person is shocked enough to ask “what sort of witchcraft is this?” after getting hit with dragon fire. One would assume that anyone calling her Khaleesi knows about the dragons and their ability to melt the skin off your bones.

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    14. Maggie,

      Well I was assuming some sort of a flame thrower and that the attack scene would be filmed separately. They do have the mad scientist Qyburn on their side lol.

      Leaks:.

      who comes up with anti-dragon ballista designs all by himself!

      The leaks also say that Jorah gets cured by Sam and not any dragon flame!

      It was just a guess and it could very well be Drogon. Who knows whom he is torching, because yeah that is a Westerosi accent whoever it is calling out “khaleesi”.

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    15. The line is said after the explosion and the man is set on fire. Usually people on fire aren’t asking questions but rather screaming or trying to extinguish the fire. My guess is that the person saying the line and the person being burnt are not one in the same. The line is probably a marker for what is being said next on screen when the line speaker sees the person set on fire.

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    16. Littlefinger, after boring Dany one too many times with his “Only the ladder is real, the climb is all there is blah blah blah” speech?

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    17. I heard: “Khalessi, what sort of witchcraft is this?”

      My tinoil is that this is not dragon fire but some sort of Lannister trap or weapon (maybe hidden in some of the carriages from the ambush or something…I don’t know). Cersei is pretty good at these sorts of things, as we’ve seen in the season 6 finale 😛

      Or it could just be Dany burning someone and the person screaming is not the one being burned, but someone watching 😛

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    18. Flayed Potatoes:
      Fire is so terrifying.

      Anyway, the tinfoil in this post is going to be insane. Looking forward to the speculation lol.

      Well it is the first scene after a long time where people don’t already know what is happening lol. So finally we can tinfoil!!

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    19. Flayed Potatoes,

      That’s my tinfoil too ?, because Dany’s side seems to be caught out by this fire, which should not be the case in case of good old dragon fire. Cersei also has mad scientist Qyburn with her.

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    20. Jorah Explorah:
      Eric,

      Not saying it can’t be a dragon, and that would be the best guess. However, it is odd that the cloaked person is shocked enough to ask “what sort of witchcraft is this?” after getting hit with dragon fire. One would assume that anyone calling her Khaleesi knows about the dragons and their ability to melt the skin off your bones.

      You right! It is a bit weird. Jorah would never refer to a dragon as witchcraft. A new character/Lannister spy, maybe?

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    21. Flayed Potatoes,

      Only

      Jaime,Bronn and the Tarly father and son take part in the ambush scene. Grey Worm is also there with no soldiers, Dothraki and Dany will assist from air.
      Telling me that Jaime will burn people in the series is so fucked up.
      If D&D do this, they better set Jaime himself in fire and let him rest in peace.

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    22. Maggie,

      I never told you Jaime was burning anyone lol. Just that I think there’s a Lannister trap (most likely made by Qyburn). Other characters can activate the trap and you yourself listed them.

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    23. Doubt it will be wildfire. That is more of Cersei thing to use. Also, could it be part of this.

      Leaks spoilers.

      As leaks says anti dragon spear weapon Bronn uses to hit Drogon, Dany fall from him and Jaime charges at her. Dany only defending herself with some weapon and then Drogon prepared to fry Jaime, only for Bronn to push him out of line to water and save him. It could be that Dany’s force are in trouble and that person who says “Khalessi, withdraw and wait for the assistaince” could be after this part of the battle.

      Zurik23M,

      Leaks spoilers.

      Jorah is safe. He’ll make it to Dragonstone to Dany and then travel elsewhere.

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    24. After listening to it a thousand times, I’m starting to think they don’t even say Khaleesi and someone next to the person who got burned shouts about witchcraft.

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    25. GDK,

      I agree with you!

      Common Tongue speakers who call Dany “Khaleesi”: Jorah – Greyworm and Missandei also speak the common tongue, but they call her ” Queen”

      Context: A burning man does not ask questions, as you said, so it is somebody watching this scene and puzzled by what has started the fire rather than the execution.

      Questions:

      a dragon received orders from a third party? dragonbinder? there is another fire throwing engine other than dragons?

      Now, it could also be that the scream will appear on TV in subtitles , that is indeed one of her Dothraki screamers being surprised at this attack or what has prompted a dragon to attack this particular individual.

      Maybe Qyburn has invented gunpowder?

      Maybe this is Dany falling off Drogon because of Qyburn´s anti dragon stuff ( hence the Dothraki asking what sort of witchcraft that is), and Drogon going batshit crazy torching people.

      Either that, or the Children of the Forest upped their game and is now selling their handgrenades to the Lannisters…

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    26. The Adarve and the Cuesta de la Compañía are both reminiscent of the Dubrovnik and Girona sites used for KL – and the latter in particular looks a lot like the part of Dubrovnik used for Sansa and Dontos’s flit after the Purple Wedding.

      The San Jorge reminds me a lot of the Sept of Baelor, but that is no longer a KL site, so we can rule out it representing that (unless it is being used in a flashback); Oldtown would have a decent sized sept, though – perhaps with steps up to it the way that the Sept of Baelor did. That said, the church part could be CGI’d out.

      There are numerous plazas, all of which made me think of Mace’s season five scene in Braavos (though I can’t see them going back there), and the exterior of the deleted KL scene in season six with Olenna. I think this is also meant to represent KL, but I do also think Oldtown could be a possibility.

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    27. Abbie,

      “Khaleesi, what sort of witchcraft is this?” (someone else said “what FOUL witchcraft is this?” — either way the witchcraft part is pretty clear to me)

      I could only hear Khaleesi part clearly until I put in ear buds and turned up the sound a lot.

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    28. Priscila:
      GDK,

      Common Tongue speakers who call Dany “Khaleesi”: Jorah – Greyworm and Missandei also speak the common tongue, but they call her ” Queen”

      Yeah, if the person saying “Khaleesi” is speaking the common tongue, we are pretty much limited to Jorah. Or perhaps Qhono (Staz Nair) received some lessons on how to speak the common tongue, as he appears like he’s going to be the face of the Dothraki.

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    29. Maggie,

      Telling me that Jaime will burn people in the series is so fucked up.
      If D&D do this, they better set Jaime himself in fire and let him rest in peace.

      Alas, as much as everyone loves Jaime, he is on Team Evil.

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    30. The person talking is obviously a dothraki. Who from westeros is going to call her khaleesi? Did jorah magically appear or something?

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    31. After listening to the video a few times, it does sound like he say”No Khaleesi, what foul or fair witchcraft is this?” And the commentator, who is speaking Spanish and I wish I knew how to speak, says James Faulkner’s name and Randyll Tarly’s name several times! Could it be Randyll Tarly? Would he call Danearys, Khaleesi?

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    32. Eric,

      In my daring interpretation, the witchcraft would be Jorah noticing he is not getting burnt and killed but healed instead.

      (Of course, I am ignoring what you know I am ignoring).

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    33. Jay Targ,

      Yeah now that Qhono has spent some time with her and is the face of the Dothraki I expect him to speak some English lol.He would call her Khaleesi.I’m pretty sure it’s not Jorah.

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    34. SuzieTark:
      I feel like it wouldn’t be anyone from Westeros (like Lannisters) because they would call her a Queen not a Khaleesi. The only people who would call her Khaleesi would be the people who knew her back with Khal Drogo.
      I would say it’s not a Dothraki because he is dressed in a Westerosi style and has a Westerosi accent.
      …….I can only think of Jorah

      Precisely

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    35. Maggie,

      Jaime, the golden boy of Lannister, does terrible things, but it is okay cause he feels bad inside and he is doing for love…

      Nah, what it counts are not your thoughts, but your acts, and Jaime is backing up a tyrannt who mudered about 10.000 people in a horrible way- but yeah, he is a tortured soul!

      His redemption will only start when he leaves Cersei behind, admits to his crimes and join in the efforts to save Westeros.

      Until there, he might not like to watch innocent burn, but he is watching it nevertheless.

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    36. I’m wondering why this particular stunt is being filmed at night when all of the images we have from the ambush shoot are during the day. None of our full-episode (or even half-episode) battles began during one part of the day and ended during another. If this is actually part of the ambush, I’m having a very hard time placing it during the action portion. We already know what the establishing shots leading up to the attack will be (daytime) and we have Dothraki and Unsullied extras filming during the day as well. What’s this supposed to be?

      Leaks

      We also have the Emilia IG from that windy day filming in the field in Belfast, which is extremely difficult to place as well if that’s not her on-the-ground portion of the ambush. She’s definitely not on Dragonstone, beyond the Wall, or in KL during that scene. Roasting the Tarlys at night might look more sinister, if that’s what they’re going for, but this footage doesn’t exactly scream post-battle roundup to me.

      That’s not to mention the fact that someone is filming this right on set and nobody seems to notice or give a shit.

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    37. I am 100% certain that is Drogon farting and this is part of a PSA series from Dany to the kingdoms. Don’t stand behind dragons. Next will be some one scorched when Drogon sneezes, thus don’t stand in front of them either, and so on.

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    38. I suppose whover provided that on set footage was only employed (perhaps as an unpaid intern) for this once, and he/she isn’t looking for any more work with HBO or, indeed, any production company.

      I hope he/she doesn’t have to pay US style damages for breach of contract – this happened in Spain so there’s some hope.

      Now I’ll go and watch it again (and wish my Spanish was up to scratch) and read what everybody else has written BTL.

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    39. Priscila:
      Maggie,

      Jaime, the golden boy of Lannister, does terrible things, but it is okay cause he feels bad inside and he is doing for love…

      Nah, what it counts are not your thoughts, but your acts, and Jaime is backing up a tyrannt who mudered about 10.000 people in a horrible way- but yeah, he is a tortured soul!

      His redemption will only start when he leaves Cersei behind, admits to his crimes and join in the efforts to save Westeros.

      Until there, he might not like to watch innocent burn, but he is watching it nevertheless.

      Dany actually burns people and crucified innocent. What it counts are not your thoughts, but your acts.
      Jon killed a child. His action matters.
      Arya slaughtered and cooked people
      Sansa watched someone been eaten by dogs
      We can say that for every character. I don’t care why you do something, i care for the action. Therefore every character is a sadist murderer in GoT.

      Jaime VS fire is his story. D & D can’t missed how much of his story this is.

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    40. It could be some wildfire bomb created by Qyburn. They will make it green in post-production. Wildfire does explode. And this looks like explosion.

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    41. sebaciel,

      Leaks spoilers.

      Lads mentioned anti dragon spear, Bronn, Jaime and even Tyrion. Either way it sounds plausible and not so far away. In fact, that guy has some connection to VFX effect team, isn’t he?

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    42. pulledgroin:
      I am 100% certain that is Drogon farting and this is part of a PSA series from Dany to the kingdoms. Don’t stand behind dragons. Next will be some one scorched when Drogon sneezes, thus don’t stand in front of them either, and so on.

      ;-[) “Hi, I’m Alec Baldwin. Did you know that 20% of westermen and westerwomen suffer from the heartbreak of dragon farts? Well now thanks to GlaxoSmithQyburn there’s a cure…”

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    43. GDK,

      I agree with you. I don’t think that line is said by the burned person, but by someone else we cannot see yet. As to the character who does say KHALEESI with an westerosi accent, I can only guess Jorah, although it seems too strange that he would take part in the ambush…

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    44. “What witchcraft is this!?”

      OK, that quote is a meme. I see it on blogs and twitter about knitting, baking gingerbread cookies, fucking Scottish politics! It’s a common saying. A meme.

      This is obviously a scene filmed with stuntmen. Shouts of “Khaleesi” or “What witchcraft is this” are their own banter. That audio won’t be in the final product.

      The fandom is just so desperate for a morsel, any morsel, that they blow everything out of proportion and speculate, and forget real world.

      To me, that looks like a man wearing a cloak getting blasted by fire. Knowing what I know of the show, I could speculate that it’s dragon fire and the recipient is a Westerosi character (he’s wearing a Westerosi type cloak). He’s not uttering some lines. The stuntman is, giving some banter to his mates.

      Jeesh.

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    45. Wun-Wun

      *SPOILERS/LEAKS*

      Well, It could be that scene when Jon with friends want to catch a walking dead, but it is after Dany’s intervention. Form leaks we know that Jorah will be there so maybe White Walkers will have some cool fireballs

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    46. Maggie,

      Of course, we are discussing shares of grey, after all. A society based on violence and social division of classes. They are all immersed in this terrible world.

      Yet, there are limits, even in this world.

      Take the relationship of two of the most evil: Qyburn and Cersei. They are soft spoken and they rationalize their crimes; one does in the name of science; the other does it in the name of her family.

      Then you have a Ramsay Snow: he is 100% cartoon villain. He does not care about appearences, he does not make excuses: he tortures, he kills, he breaks people because that is his way of doing things.

      Believe it or not, between one pole of the villainy and the other, you will find people like Jaime: their conscience knows they are serving causes that are in nature evil minded ( control over the North through terror and treachery; subjugation of an entire city through a bloody power grab) but they go through the notions anyway, simply because they are not mentally strong enough to stand up on their own.

      Now, you mention Jon and Dany what makes them IMO in the “pale spectre of grey” so to speak? The main thing here is they have goals that, while also benefit them, are mostly trageting at benefiting others. Jon subverts the Night´s watch mission statement ( at least in the minds of part of his swore brothers) to save the Free Folk. Dany has eyes on the Iron Throne, but instead of sailing to Westeros, starts a much troubled anti-slavery war.

      That Dany sees fit to retaliate with incredible violence is a questionable method, but a method within the rules of the game their oponents are playing.

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    47. Ser Bergh: That’s almost exactly what I understood:

      “Oh, Khaleesi (?), what foul witchcraft is this?”

      IMO this seems to indicate that it’s rather not a thing with dragons, but some other action including fire…

      Yea, that’s pretty much what I understand Jorah to be saying.

      Which makes really no sense if it’s fire coming from Drogon…

      Unless it’s Mel, debuting her Fire magic? LOL.

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    48. talvikorppi:
      “What witchcraft is this!?”

      OK, that quote is a meme. I see it on blogs and twitter about knitting, baking gingerbread cookies, fucking Scottish politics! It’s a common saying. A meme.

      This is obviously a scene filmed with stuntmen. Shouts of “Khaleesi” or “What witchcraft is this” are their own banter. That audio won’t be in the final product.

      The fandom is just so desperate for a morsel, any morsel, that they blow everything out of proportion and speculate, and forget real world.

      To me, that looks like a man wearing a cloak getting blasted by fire. Knowing what I know of the show, I could speculate that it’s dragon fire and the recipient is a Westerosi character (he’s wearing a Westerosi type cloak). He’s not uttering some lines. The stuntman is, giving some banter to his mates.

      Jeesh.

      The “stuntman” has Iain Glen’s voice so…not a stuntman.

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    49. I’ve listened to it about 50 times and it still sounds nothing like Iain to me. If not simply for the word “Khaleesi” I don’t think anyone would have brought up Jorah.

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    50. sebaciel:
      A drone over Wolf Hill Quarry set

      Oh man, that looks amazing. Look at that monstrous green screen! I was hoping they were filming at the time so we could get some juicy spoilers. But nope. 🙁

      Which reminds me, according to a WotW article a few weeks ago weren’t they supposed to have started filming like 2 weeks ago and continue for 3 weeks? I wonder if filming’s been completed (which would suck because we never got any filming leaks) or if it’s still ongoing or yet to start (if so, fingers crossed the drone can catch some filming later).

      On topic: uh, yeah, I don’t know who the hell is yelling “Khaleesi” in the video.

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    51. Sphinx:
      We played around with it, and the person definitely doesn’t say Khaleesi, it sounds more like “don’t hurt me” or “don’t burn me”.

      http://vocaroo.com/i/s0aLEm9nYADu

      I think you’re absolutely right – I listened to your file, and to the original video again, and am quite sure now that the first part is “Don’t hurt me”.

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    52. Doesn’t sound like Jorah to me either. Nor did the accent sound particularly Westerosi, but honestly, I thought it sounded pretty American. But as has been noted, it’s not likely to actually be whomever is playing whichever character it’s meant to be. They wouldn’t have Iain Glenn (or any other non-stuntperson) in the vicinity of a firestunt, so whomever it is saying whatever would probably be doing it for real in ADR later. FWIW, I also heard, “Khaleesi, what foul witchcraft is this?” which, if it’s the actual scripted line and not just something to say, does suggest the speaker would be Dothraki, to whom wildfire might very well seem like witchcraft, which they seemed to categorically dislike back when Mirri Maz Duur was offering her services.

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    53. Weird. Most hear the man say Khalessi. I don’t hear that at all. Sounds exactly like Cersei to me but my hearing is no doubt suspect. “wait for assistance” is very clear though.

      If I was to put money on it, I’d be happy to say that he is not saying Khaleesi.

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    54. “GO Khaleesi, withdraw for assistance!” is what I hear and makes way more sense than the “what sort of witchcraft is this?!” line people seem to hear in the scene.

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    55. Ser Bergh,

      A person engulfed in fire (which basically exploded around him) would not be able to utter any words. Whoever says those words is not the person on fire, so ‘don’t hurt me’ makes no sense.

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    56. Yelling ‘don’t hurt me’ while already on fire makes no sense either. Not to mention, the guy says other things too. A person during such trauma would not be able to form coherent thoughts and then verbalize them.

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    57. George,

      Please don’t be stupid. HBO would never risk a big star like Iain Glen in a fiery stunt like this. I’ve listened to the clip a couple of times and it sounds nothing like Iain Glen’s gravelly dulcet tones.

      I think the clue is in the “What witchcraft is this?!” It’s stuntmen banter.

      Only last week, after putting up Chrismas lights, my friend uttered those exact words when he finally turned them on. He’s a lovely person, not very good at English but well versed in popular culture (TV shows, movies, computer games), so he said it in English. It’s a meme.

      Those stuntmen in the scene bantered and used the same meme. Their audio won’t be in the final show. So can we please stop reading all kinds of things into incidental stuntmen banter.

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    58. Can’t be 100% sure, but I would assume that a stuntman would be doing this and not one of the actual actors. Therefore, I wouldn’t expect to recognize the voice at all.

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    59. If “Khalessi” is indeed said then it is either Jorah, or one of the.Dothraki. None of her other council or unsullied call her that.
      If it’s not said, then it could.be bloody anyone Dany’s side or Cersei’s side and we won’t know who until the episode airs.

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    60. I’ve read most the comments and I’m still stumped as to who is on fire, who is shouting, and what the hell is going on, lol. But I agree with the person who said that the person on fire would be in far too much pain to do anything more than scream in incoherent agony, so that’s not the person who’s telling the “Khaleesi” something.

      Jorah is the only person who calls Dany Khaleesi and speaks the common tongue but because

      of the leaks we know he’s in Old Town being cured of his greyscale and is not at the ambush, so it can not be him who’s shouting.

      Has Grey Worm ever called her Khaleesi? I only remember him ever calling her “my Queen”. If this really is part of the ambush than perhaps there is a Dothraki general who conveniently speaks the common tongue?

      Otherwise, I’m not entirely convinced that this night scene is part of the ambush which takes place in daylight. Is it possible they filmed this fiery scene in Spain for another action scene? Say the

      Wight hunt beyond the Wall? Maybe it is Jorah shouting “Khaleesi, what witchcraft is this/withdraw for assistance” as he watches the Night King take down Viserion. Maybe those people on fire are actually wights being roasted by Drogon. *shrugs*

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    61. sebaciel:
      Ser Bergh,

      A person engulfed in fire (which basically exploded around him) would not be able to utter any words. Whoever says those words is not the person on fire, so ‘don’t hurt me’ makes no sense.

      My guess is either the person yelling is NOT the one on fire, but the one afraid of being set on fire next (which I think is the case here); or alternatively he IS the person “on fire”, realizing that this is NOT a real burning fire but some kind of deceptive witchcraft ;-).

      sebaciel:
      There’s no ‘witchcraft’ in those lines.

      There is. 100%. I bet any amount of gold on this – and the Berghs always pay their debts!

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    62. My guess:

      The voice could be that of Tom Hopper – who will play Dickon Tarly. I remember him from Black Sails, another of my favorite shows.

      The battle with the Dothraki and the Lannisters/Tarly’s happened during the day, and the captive Randyll and Dickon might be killed at night.

      Daenerys commands Dickon and Randyll to surrender, but they refuse. Daenerys orders Drogon to burn Randyll – that’s the scene we see right now.

      Dickon yells ‘No Khaleesi, what witchcraft is this’ in agony.

      Why would Dickon call her Khaleesi? Well…. he refuses to accept her as a queen – Cersei is his queen. She is a Khaleesi that commands a huge horde of Dothraki, and that’s his first encounter with her.

      After this she command Dickon to surrender, but he refuses too. She has him burnt as well. This causes Tyrion and Varys to worry about her ‘fire within’.

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    63. sebaciel,

      Oh FFS! I only heard it because lots of people here were hearing it, and after a second listen I thought, yeah, maybe, it did sound like that.

      My point is that whatever the stuntmen say is irrelevant. Their audio won’t be on the finished show. It’s all banter. “Put him out” doesn’t mean some character is going to kill some other character, it’s a stuntman calling others to extinguish the flames on his mate, another stuntman.

      I’m as excited as the next person about GoT and S7, but a bit of common sense wouldn’t go amiss around here. Sorry to come across as patronising or whatevs.

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    64. Actually, Jorah’s presence at the ambush battle wouldn’t be impossible.

      As far as we know Jorah will start the season in the Old Town and the ambush battle will be happening near Highgarden: so, not so far away. Moreover, Dany’s appearance in the Highgarden area will be expected: she will have to retaliate after Jaime attacks her ally Olenna Tyrell. Hence, Jorah can leave the Old Town somewhere in Ep 3 and meet his Khaleesi on the road right before the ambush battle.
      Besides that, I think that Sam will find some key information at the Citadel (most probably, some book revealing how to kill and/or control a dragon) and share it with Jorah who will then rush to warn Dany. IMO, the whole plot of making Jorah to catch the greyscale and then sending him to the Old Town to get a cure has been about establishing communication channel between Sam and Dany (or at least that was one of the purposes of this plot).

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    65. Could be a false spoiler as well that Jorah is in Oldtown…Maybe Jorah could be also on Dragonstone with Melissandre…Maybe he got the Information from another red priestess that she can cure him…

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    66. Inga,

      Leaks spoilers.

      Jorah is safe as he makes it to Dragonstone and then went the North with Jon, Davos and Gendry.

      BunBunStark,

      Leaks spoilers.

      They wouldn’t be shooting scenes for a wight hunt in Spain.

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    67. Geralt of Rivia,

      I don’t assume that the man on fire is supposed to be Jorah. 2) We don’t know when and how exactly Jorah will come to Dragonstone. The leaked scene with someone like Jorah coming to Dragonstone on a boat was rather hard to interpret: although the man on the boat looked like Jorah, it wasn’t Ian Glen, and he was wearing the unsullied costume, etc. And even if it was supposed to be Jorah, that may be not his first meeting with Dany during the season: they may reunite before the ambush battle, get parted during it (because it seems that Dany will be running into trouble), and then reunite again on Dragonstone on Ep 5. Or Jorah will come to Dragonstone in Ep 3 (he might even bring a message on what’s happening in the Reach), follow Dany to the ambush battle, and come back to Dragonstone together with her. A lot of travelling for him, but not more than for other characters. Just saying.

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    68. Jack111,

      Whoever yells this is not an actual actor. 2. The owner of the video said the stuntman was too short to be Dickon. 3. No Westerosi person would ever call Daenerys Khaleesi. Only Dothraki and Jorah call her that. She is not a Khaleesi to anyone but them. Khaleesi is a wife to a Khal, why would anyone from Westeros call her by that title? Especially her enemies? That’s completely illogical

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    69. Mr. Derp: Can’t be 100% sure, but I would assume that a stuntman would be doing this and not one of the actual actors. Therefore, I wouldn’t expect to recognize the voice at all.

      Or some voice on the set and not a member of the cast, as a place holder and will be ADR later.

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    70. The more I watch this scene, the more it looks like it’s Dany burning one of her unbowed-unbend-unbroken enemies. Just look how the stuntman stands. And if you imagine how the action would look from a different angle (and maybe with a bit of slow motion), that would be exactly how the dragon fire would work: a spire of flame coming from one point and burning the man. And the yelling is either irrelevant, or has a different meaning: maybe their will be reinforcements coming to Tarly’s aid and threatening Dany, and her own men (the Dothraki) will be urging her to retreat, but she will be taking several seconds to do away with those who dare to challenge her or something.

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    71. Inga,

      Leaks spoilers.

      Ambush is episode 4 with Shakman directing it. Jorah gets to the Citadel earlier in the season, he gets cured by Sam and Archmaester or whoever it might be and then off to Dragonstone. He meets Dany in ep 4 or 5 at Dragonstone and is fine. Don’t think he has anything to do with this ambush sequence.

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    72. The only thing for certain that I got from the clip, despite all the speculations above, is that there is dragon fire and someone in a cloak is trying to escape from it/gets burnt by it. And it happens at night. The words themselves are meaningless, as whatever is said, either by the person burning or someone watching, will be altered in ADR. It can be the Common Tongue, or Dothraki, or Valyrian. I think it would be cool if Daenerys’ troops talked to her in Dothraki or Valyrian.

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    73. The more I listen the more confuse I get. Is this even a real scene? The stuntman could be for jorah? The person being burnt isn’t the one talking? I’m questioning if they really said Khaleesi.

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    74. Geralt of Rivia,

      Leaks

      I also don’t see much need for Jorah at the ambush battle, I am just saying that it wouldn’t be impossible for him to be there. Hardly the howrunners intend to show us a detailed gray-scale curing process, so he will need like 3-4 scenes with Sam and then he can go.

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    75. Fascinating. The narrative probably gives useful information. I have just enough Spanish to have understood some, but not the answers to questions. We need a translator. Er, Luka? In any case, I’m not sure what was screamed, but I don’t think it was Jorah in that fireball. We know he’s been cured of greyscale and helping Dany and Jon. It would be stupid to kill him now.

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    76. Sphinx,
      After listening to your file I vote for “Don’t hurt me. What kind of witchcraft is this?”. I haven’t watched the clip, just listened.

      The second bit sounded American to me, but as people have said it could be spoken by any number of people and not necessarily the one who it will end up being on screen.

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    77. I couldn’t see the clip earlier but it’s up and running again now. So as I’m telling everyone what I think, that definitely looked like an explosion rather than dragon flame to me. That’s it, I’ll go away again now.

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    78. I lowered the speed to 0.5 on YouTube.

      My hearing is somewhat piss poor these days, but sounds like: “Run Khaleesi – what foul witchcraft is this” ??

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    79. That’s definitely an American accent and as far as I recall no one uses an American accent on GoT. Peter Dinklage and NCW are the only Americans I can think of and they don’t use their native accents in the show so I don’t think this is an actor speaking.

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    80. Could this be viserion tourching some1 during episode 10…., if the spoilers are real and at this point I’m 99.9999999% sure they are then its viserions turning which I didnt even think of up until now … would make sense for them to tell dany to retreat while a dragon is burning people … also would be the reason some of the main characters aren’t at that huge scene in the last episode

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    81. Run Khaleesi!

      Dothraki sees some weapon he never seen being aimed at Dany- then a lightining- ” what kind of…witchcraft is that..

      Dothraki falls victim, but saves Dany

      Gunpowder by Qyburn? Some sort of cannon? Children of the Forest hand grenades bought by Lannisters?

      Or Dany executes a Kahl, for raping on Westeros?

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    82. Oddly, my first thought was that Ilyrio guy, the one who housed Dany and her brother in season 1. I think he was the one who gave her the dragon eggs, wasn’t he? He was the one Varys was hatching plans with in the tunnels beneath Kings Landing, when Arya was chasing the cat and overheard them. I don’t know why I thought of him, but I know for sure this isn’t Jorah. She was sobbing when he left, she isn’t going to burn his ass now, after all they’ve been through.

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    83. My money is on it being a Dothraki

      I heard it as “No(?) Khaleesi, what sort of Witchcraft is this?”

      Only Dothraki address her as Khaleesi, Westerosi would address her as Queen etc

      Plus Dothraki are the ones highly suspicious of Blood magic etc

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    84. Other option strangely enough is Ser Davos, who is a bit funny about Witchcraft thanks to Melisandre

      Will be weird to see Ser Davos and Ser Jorah – the eternal wingmen – meeting up etc

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    85. I hate to give the leaks any credit because for certain storylines they sound kind of badly written but didn’t they say

      that dany surprises everyone by showing no mercy to the tarlys? I think that when the lannister army loses, randyll and his son will claim to have been lannister supporters for decades. Dany will pretend to buy it and they begin to address her as khaleesi. Then when they least suspect it she’ll set drogons flames on them spriting them to ask what witchcraft is this? Because they’ve never witnessed dragonflame irl. Tyrion and varys will be shocked at this news that she would not accept a new alliance but dany will remind them that her father once trusted tywin lannister.

      But as I’ve said, I really hope the leaks aren’t true. I doubt that it’s ser jorah because he wouldn’t dare say “witchcraft”.

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    86. I know im late to the party…..
      Is this the same place that Twilight, New Moon was filmed?! What a beautiful place!
      Also, I definitely hear Don’t hurt me, and what sort of witchcraft is this….

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    87. This is really, REALLY out there, but it would be pretty cool if since Jon is now a Targ he is not affected by fire, and dragon fire turns his sword into Lightbringer. This is insanely improbable, with many flaws, but just a very out there theory.

      I am now backtracking on this…I know in season 1 he is burnt by a candle or something, but I’m just throwing in my worthless two cents. It would be pretty awesome…

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    88. But Jon was burnt by fire when the wights attacked Jeor Mormont. I don’t think Jon, perhaps because he’s half-wolf, is even fire-resistant. Viserys was full Targ but he was not fire-proof/

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    89. Stark Raven’ Rad,

      He was reborn though so maybe he is different now. The black cloak with fur trim is worn in the north so we should be looking at a northerner. But since winter is here, does everyone wear it now all over Westeros?

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    90. Sansa’s Knight,

      I forgot about that part! Is this part of episode 4 being filmed? It’s hard to keep up with the filming and which director is doing which episode. I think this might be before Dany and Jon meet at Dragonstone? After Dragonstone they look for the wight? Is that the order most have agreed upon? I lose track of the way the episodes story is being filmed. Good point though, it could be Viserion ?

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    91. I don’t hear “khalessi”.
      I hear “No, Cersei! What foul witchcraft is this!!”
      Though could be “Don’t hurt me”
      I don’t hear khalessi at all.
      Either way- it doesn’t matter. It’s a stunt man. If it’s meant to be dubbed over, it doesn’t matter what he’s saying. It could be a dummy line. In fact, LIKELY a dummy line if they allowed someone to film so close.

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    92. Jon’s Mom,
      This cloak is interesting because it is hitting this person kind of high on the leg (mid-calf?). Jon’s cloak is longer. His cloak hits about ankle length IIRC. The high hem line on this cloak reminds me of something Dany wears.

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    93. In the video, I heard Cersei not Khaleesi… I’m taking a wild guess and saying this is Cersei paying back the throne’s debts to the Iron Bank. A Lannister always pays their debts… her choice of payment being violence of course.

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    94. From a production prospective, it would be odd for them to bother with dialogue during a stunt & VFX sequence like this. There is so much else to worry about, why also have to have audio? Timing could be set by dialogue in the script, but they wouldn’t worry about high quality recording audio. Or they could be yelling anything they want for timing purposes. If there was dialogue, it would be ADR’d later, which would be a lot cheaper.

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    95. I think “Khaleesi” and “what sort of witchcraft is this”are Two Peoples voices 1st it is in a dark place perfect for sneaky business like assassinating danny and 2nd someone try to sneak behind Danny and some dothraki or Jorah shouted Khaleesi and and at that moment the sneaky bastard got caught by Dragon by surprise and screamed “what sort of witchcraft is this”

      for a fact we all know 2 obvious things
      1 jorah will never say witchcraft
      2 Dothrakies never speak westrosie language

      and the one who was burning was get caught by surprise he didn’t saw the source of the fire

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