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What it takes to get into a ‘Game of Thrones’ character

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What it takes to get into a ‘Game of Thrones’ character
No spoilers ahead, maybe just a little, as you discover the process that your favourite character has to go through to get into, well, character

There is no escaping from the Game of Thrones excitement as Season 7's upcoming finale gets underway. While fans wait with bated breath for answers to some critical questions, you can quell the jitters with a behind-the-scenes video on the makeup and special effects that bring your favourite character to live.

 

From the vault of the BAFTA Guru, you get to see some interesting details that goes into designing and creating the likes of Wun Wun the Giant and the Night King. Not to mention, you'll also learn some mind-blowing facts along the way. 

 

Did you know it takes up to four and a half hours to do the Night King's makeup? Actor Vladimir Furdik's transformation is done using sculpted silicone pieces and airbrush paint and after which, the makeup artists need to stay on set for 11 hours for touch-ups throughout filming. 

 

Watch the docu-series below to learn more:

 

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