The 'Game of Thrones' prequel filming has begun

Film production for the untitled show has begun in Northern Ireland, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

GoT has filmed in parts of Northern Ireland for scenes before, notably the Red Wedding and the Battle of the Bastards.

The prequel is set thousands of years before the events already seen in the "Thrones" series & is expected to premier in 2020 or 2021.

Sources: the CNN tweet CNN Entertainment