HBO has just released the first chapter of Game of Thrones Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Kingdoms, a 45 minute special that is going to be a part of the Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-Ray and DVD set which will be released on December 12th. The sets are going to be packed with exclusive new bonus content, which includes audio commentaries on every episode, two new behind-the-scenes featurettes and is going to be narrated by Game of Thrones cast members, which includes, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark).
The first chapter is titled: Valyria’s Last Scion: House Targaryen. Take a look at the video below:
While the Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-Ray and DVD set will be available for purchase on 12th December, you can get your hands on the Digital release, which will be available on September 25th and it includes an exclusive new featurette titled, “Creating the North and Beyond”. It takes the fans behind the scenes of Jon Snow’s epic trek north of The Wall and his latest battle with the Night King’s army.
Here are all the details regarding the content that’s present in the sets:
- Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Kingdoms- From the Game of Thrones realm comes the never-before-seen story of the tumultuous events that shaped the world of Westeros for thousands of years before the series start. Cast members Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Aidan Gillen (Littlefinger), Conleth Hill (Varys), Harry Lloyd (Viserys Targaryen) and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) team up to narrate the animated telling of Aegon Targaryen’s attempts to conquer the Seven Kingdoms, written by show writer Dave Hill.
- From Imagination to Reality: Inside the Art Department- Extensive two-part featurette detailing the astonishing work of Production Designer Deborah Riley and her Art Department, dissecting the process behind the creation of this season’s incredible new sets, including Dragonstone, Casterly Rock, Highgarden, the Dragonpit, and more.
- Fire & Steel: Creating the Invasion of Westeros- Revisit this season’s most pivotal moments with this behind-the-scenes featurette, including interviews with key cast and crew breaking down how fans’ favorite moments were created.
- Audio Commentaries- Commentaries on every episode with cast and crew including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Jacob Anderson, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, and more.
- Histories and Lore- 7 new animated pieces that give the history and background of notable season 7 locations and storylines including The Dragonpit, Highgarden, Prophecies of the Known World, the Rains of Castamere and more all narrated by cast members including Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillen, Iain Glen and more.
- In-Episode Guides– In-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters and locations.
- Creating the North and Beyond– Behind-the-scenes featurette delving into the massive undertaking of creating and filming the battle in Episode 6 of Season 7.
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