Newswire: Relax, everyone—Brexit’s only going to destabilize markets, not Game Of Thrones
Now that Britain’s voted to leave the European Union and the “Brexit” has become a reality, it’s time to take stock of everything that’s threatened by an isolationist United Kingdom. By “everything,” we of course mean the steady import of British-produced programming that Americans mainline. HBO has already thoughtfully put Game Of Thrones fans out of their misery, issuing a statement to reassure viewers that only the Stormborn is likely to destabilize Westeros.
“We do not anticipate that the result of the EU Referendum will have any material effect on HBO producing Game of Thrones.”
It turns out the show hasn’t received any money from the European Regional Development Fund, which is the reserve affected by Britain’s pending departure. Game Of Thrones films in northern Ireland, where it does get some tax incentives from the Northern Ireland Screen, which released its own statement to assure …