PARIS : ‘Game of Thrones’ may finally bring a change in Europe that various wars and EU bureaucracy have failed to bring about: making English a common language - on TV screens, at least. Ambitions to rival US television superproductions are forcing European companies to put aside national pride and linguistic defences to jointly make their own expensive co-productions, and that means necessarily using the world’s most widely understood tongue, according to executives at an international TV content fair in the French Riviera city of Cannes.