A thousand people applied to appear as extras in the upcoming Game of Thrones film shoot in Iceland.
In a television interview Snorri Thorisson from the Pegasus film production company said that of the thousand hopefuls just 50 were chosen. Most of the lucky few are described as bearded and longer-haired men — but a handful of women without beards were apparently also successful.
Parts of some Game of Thrones episodes in the second series will be recorded in Iceland, near to the town of Vik i Myrdal and on the Snaefellsjokull and Vatnajokull glaciers.
The shoot is due to begin on the 25th November and last until the 12th December, DV reports.