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Kit Harington on Iceland: Saw global warming with my own eyes

30 Jun Actor Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow on The Game of Thrones series spoke to Time Magazine about the new series, filmed again partly in Iceland. He says he saw global warming with his own eyes in Iceland and that it was terrifying.

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

Iceland's strongest man, The Mountain, accused of domestic violence

27 Jun At least two Icelandic companies are reconsidering their promotional contracts with Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known for his role as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones series following accusations in media of violence towards two ex-girlfriends.

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson wants to donate money to charity.

Iceland's strongest man: I'm not perfect

23 Jun Hafþór Júlíus is best known internationally for his role as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones television series.

Kit Harrington in Icelandic sheep hide

Jon Snow in Iceland, in Icelandic sheep hide

27 Jan Parts of season 7 of Game of Thrones is currently being shot in Iceland. Kit Harrington is one of the actors currently located in Iceland for the shoot. His character, Jon Snow usually adorns an Icelandic sheep hide to ward off the cold.

Is Iceland’s ‘Mountain’ a superhero?

15 Nov Icelandic star actor and weightlifter Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson features as one of ten real-life people whom US website WatchMojo.com suspects might in fact be a superhero.

Will Jon Snow be back for filming in Iceland?

Iceland to star again in Game of Thrones

19 Jul 2016 Iceland will continue to play a major role in the fantasy series Game of Thrones, as preparations begin for the filming of the seventh series of the hit drama.

World's strongest man Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and his dog Ástríkur - Asterix in English.

World's strongest man's Pomeranian dog becomes social media sensation

19 May 2016 Ástríkur (Asterix) is a very small dog owned by a very large man. In fact, he's probably one of the largest men in the world, strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson also known as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones series.

The Game of Thrones was filmed at Þingvellir, Mývatn in North Iceland and Vík in South Iceland.

Interactive map shows Iceland's most famous film locations

18 May 2016 The Iceland Tourist Board has set up an interactive map of the best known locations for filming Hollywood movies and television series, including Game of Thrones, Fortitude, Interstellar, Batman Begins and Noah.

Kit Harington. aka Jon Snow with his girlfriend, actress Rose Leslie.

Jon Snow finds love in Iceland under the Northern Lights

13 May 2016 Actor Kit Harington, better known as the hero Jon Snow, the bastard son of the Lord Winterfell in the Game of Thrones, met his girlfriend Rose Leslie on set in Iceland.

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson eats four kilos of food per day.

Iceland's "The Mountain" eats 14 eggs per day

28 Apr 2016 Icelander Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known as "The Mountain" in the Game of Thrones series is again competing for the title of the world's strongest man this summer. Here's what he needs to eat every day to prepare for the contest.

Experience Iceland’s magnificent Golden Circle!

23 Apr 2016 Season Tours is one of many Icelandic tour operators offering guided tours around the Golden Circle and Iceland Monitor was given the opportunity to join in on an exciting journey around this stunning area of the country.

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson.

“Thor, how can I be like you?”

1 Apr 2016 A new commercial featuring Icelandic strong-man and Game of Thrones star Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson.

Björnsson became a star by crushing a man's skull in an episode of the Game of Thrones.

"The Mountain" - Iceland's Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson on how he got so big

27 Jan 2016 Game of Thrones fans alert- Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson who played the immense character called The Mountain has just given dietary advice to men's magazine GQ.

Iceland's Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is once again Europe's strongest man.

Björnsson wins Europe's strongest man

12 Jul 2015 Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, famous as "The Mountain" in the Game of Thrones series has won the Europe's strongest man championship for the second year in a row.

The main characters in Fortitude.

Iceland film and TV revenue triples

29 May 2015 Total revenue from the production of television and film footage in Iceland totalled ISK 15.5 billion (approx. €105 million) in 2014, a record figure.

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