Hafþór Björnsson on How Becoming the Mountain Changed His Life

It’s no secret why Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson was cast as Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game of Thrones. The 29-year old Icelander stands six feet nine inches tall, currently weighs 431 pounds, and has fallen just short of becoming the World’s Strongest Man twice. According to an interview with Men’s Health, Björnsson is currently bulking […]

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The Mountain in Belfast, and Game of Thrones filming in Split continues despite flooding

Over the last week, Game of Thrones has been shooting at Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia. After recent flooding in the area, there had been worries that filming would be affected, perhaps halted altogether. Luckily, despite a volume of 38 liters of flood water per square meter, filming was able to proceed as planned both yesterday and […]

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