HBO has aired a ten-minute behind-the-scenes featurette for its upcoming fantasy series Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling fantasy novel series "A Song of Fire and Ice". The brand new series will premiere in spring 2011. Check out the featurette below!

The story is "set in the mythical land of Westeros [and] tells the story of the noble Stark family, who become caught up in high court intrigue when patriarch Eddard (Sean Bean) becomes the king's new right-hand man."

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Thomas McCarthy directed the pilot based on a script by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.