Game of Thrones (HBO)

Take a first look at HBO’s new series GAME OF THRONES based on the series of books by George R.R. Martin, which will premiere in 2011.

Game of Thrones is an epic struggle for power set in a vast and violent fantasy kingdom.

About the series: Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.
It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plots, lusts and intrigues; to the vast and savage eastern lands; all the way to the frozen north, where an 800-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond. King and queens, knights and renegades, liars, lords and honest men…all will play the ‘Game of Thrones.’

The cast includes Mark Addy as Robert Baratheon, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, Sean Bean as Eddard Stark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Jennifer Ehle as Catelyn Stark, Jack Gleeson as Joffrey Baratheon, Iain Glen as Ser Jorah Mormont, Kit Harrington as Jon Snow, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Harry Lloyd as Viserys Targaryen, Richard Madden as Rob Stark, Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane, Tamzin Merchant as Daenerys Targaryen, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Ron Donachie as Ser Rodrik Cassel, Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo, and Donald Sumpter as Maester Luwin.

Check out the first teaser from Game of Thrones below, as well as a larger version of the first photo from the opening scene of the pilot, shot on location in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Game of Thrones (HBO)