‘Game of Thrones’ director binned an action scene with 50 direwolves from Battle of Winterfell

There’s no doubting the epic scale of the Battle of Winterfell from the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, but it almost had at least one more mammoth moment.

Miguel Sapochnik, who directed the episode, has revealed that an action scene involving 50 direwolves attacking the undead dragon ridden by the Night King was axed from the script.

He also said he wanted Jorah Mormont to die in the first moments of the battle, rather than at the end of the episode.

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