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Game of Thrones merchandise coming to India

Rejoice, India: soon your 1.2 billion citizens will be able to buy locally licensed and developed Game of Thrones merchandise through Mumbai-based firm Black White Orange Brands (no relation to the Assassin’s Guild hall). After working for over a year to close the deal with HBO, Black White Orange CEO Bhavik Vora is hoping that the merchandise will bring in between $35 and $40 million in sales during the first two years of the exclusive deal. And unlike otherGame of Thrones-related distribution deals, this one will allow the company to develop its own set of products, as opposed to distributing previously existing merchandise sold in other countries. Vora appeared especially enthused when discussing the deal with The Economic Times. This is a huge achievement for us. Game of Thrones fans get transported into the world of Westeros when watching the show and are eager to extend that experience into their everyday lives. Founded less than a year ago, Black White Orange Brands has been o…

‘Game of Thrones’ Live Concert Tour Coming in 2017

COURTESY OF HBO Live Nation announced the 28-city “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience on Monday at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The show, based on music from the hit HBO show, is described as a “music and visual experience that will bring the Seven Kingdoms to life on a scale never seen before.” The USC marching band kicked off the event, marching through the streets of Hollywood while playing the “GoT’ theme, to the delight of the hundreds of fans and to the chagrin of cars in traffic. https://www.instagram.com/p/BI3Un2gDKKe/embed/captioned/?v=7 Inside the venue, Bran Stark himself, Isaac Hempstead Wright, introduced “Game of Thrones” composer and tour mastermind Ramin Djawadi. RELATED HBO Confirms ‘Game of Thrones’ Will End With Eighth Season Djawadi explained the idea for the tour came from the TV show’s creators. “We were in the studio together reviewing some music and one of them said, ‘I would love to see this live. I want to full orchestra. I want to see a choir.…