Production houses warn of Game of Thrones' casting fraud
Juan Fernandez Gonzalez | 09 July 2014
Ten days after HBO's announcement that scenes for Game of Thrones' season five will be filmed in Spain, the two companies in charge of the casting process have warned about a fake website.

The casting call attracted over 16,000 people during the two days following the announcement which was made by James Costos, the US Ambassador in Spain.

ModExpoR Casting and Fresco Film Services, based in Malaga, have now announced that there is a fraudulent website using the casting of Game of Thrones as a hook. asks those who wish to subscribe to the casting to ring to a number which then charges a large amount of money per minute.

"We have detected a fake website," said the companies in a release. "Fresco Film and ModExpoR have only an email address, castingjuegodetronos@gmail.comThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and their Facebook pages as active channels to subscribe to the casting."

The filming is to be carried out in Seville, Southern Spain, were the Reales Alcazares will become the palace of the city of Dorne, the capital of the series' new kingdom which will appear during season five, premiering in 2015.