If you find that hard to imagine, look no further than Game of Canada, where the popular series is reinterpreted with a Canadian spin, just for the fun of it!
Curious? Let’s take a look at what Game of Thrones would look like if it were created on Canadian soil according to the “Game of Canada”.
Ten prolific characters have been switched out with the following Canadian stars whom the GOC creators felt embodied their unique personality attributes:
- Daenerys Targaryen – Malin Äkerman
- Cersei Lannister – Anita Sarkeesian
- Jamie Lannister – Justin Bieber
- Tyrion Lannister – Jordan Prentice
- Sansa Stark – Rachel McAdams
- Arya Stark – Sharon Szabados
- Melisandre – Kristen Kreuk
- Grey Worm – Drake Graham
- Jon Snow – Ryan Reynolds
- Sandor Clegane – Bret Hart
Based on its look and feel, eight prominent locations in the many great s of Canada make up the ‘new’ Westeros – map included! For interest sake, see the actual GOT location in brackets.
- Craster’s Keep (Clandeboye Estate Forests, Northern Ireland) – Yoho National Park
- Winterfell (Strangford Castle, Northern Ireland) – The Fortress of Old Quebec City
- The Vale of Arryn (Meteora, Greece) – Fortress Mountain
- Casterly Rock (The Castle of Trujillo, Spain) – Klondike Goldfields
- King’s Landing (Dubrovnik, Croatia) – Old Town Quebec
- Highgarden (Castillo de Almodóvar del Rio, Spain) – Royal Botanical Gardens
- Dorne (Alcazar of Seville, Spain) – Bariff National Park
- Vaes Dothrak (Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland) – Aberfoyle Antique Market
The reimagined Canadian Game of Thrones certainly has some intriguing replacements, with some choices raising more eyebrows than others!
“Game of Canada” also created an infographic which reveals very interesting information ranging from the number of viewers who sat glued to the season finale to the number of deaths racked up so far.