BBC creates ‘Game Of Thrones’-style Six Nations rugby promo video




LONDON — “Which one of six will wear the crown?”

That’s the question posed by the BBC’s new Game of Thrones-style Six Nations video, which marks the commencement of the fiercely fought rugby tournament.

England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales begin playing for glory on Friday, with England and Wales squaring off first at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. Italy plays Ireland on Saturday, while France faces Scotland.

This new clip weighs each contender’s chances while flying over their respective stadiums — England’s Twickenham, Stade de France, Ireland’s Aviva Stadium, Italy’s Stadio Olympico, Murrayfield and the Millennium Stadium — in a reconstruction of the realm of Westeros. Read more…

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