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A scene from Game of Thrones (Macall B. Polay/HBO)
A scene from Game of Thrones (Macall B. Polay/HBO)

Game of Thrones fans, a chance to watch the finale on the big screen Add to ...

Game of Thrones is coming to the big screen. No, the fantasy series by George R.R. Martin is not being adapted into a feature film. But fans will be able to watch the season finale on the silver screen (to the tune of $10).

HBO Canada has announced a partnership with Cineplex to show the season four finale at 29 theatres across Canada on June 15 at 9 p.m., exactly when viewers at home will see it on their televisions.

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“Game of Thrones is unparalleled event television, so we are excited to offer the series’ die-hard fans an opportunity to come together to experience the season’s final episode,” Jon Arklay, senior vice-president, Bell Media Agency, brand, creative and marketing, said in a release. “Our aim all season long has been to market Game of Thrones on the level of a massive theatrical release, so we are thrilled to partner with Cineplex to bring this cinematic, epic series to the big screen.”

What he didn’t mention is the likelihood of die-hard fans dressing up in Game of Thrones inspired costumes at the movie theatres. One can only hope.

A full list of participating theatres can be found here.

But the question remains, is it better to watch the show alone to process its head-crushing emotions in private, or with hordes of strangers?

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