The magical success of ‘Game of Thrones’

An exclusive interview with the creators of one of television’s most popular cult series, discussing the story behind the show’s fantastical rise.

June 5, 2014 12:01

DAENERYS TARGARYEN, played by Emilia Clarke, surveys a map of the kingdom of which she is on a quest to reclaim her right as heir to the throne.. (photo credit: HELEN SLOAN/HBO)

Neither Dan Weiss nor David Benioff is sure why Game of Thrones is such a big hit in Israel.

It’s possible that the success of the show in the Holy Land could give us a clue how to solve the conflict in the Middle East – after all, the TV series is one continuous war.


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