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Director Jeremy Podeswa defends Ed Sheeran's cameo in Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere

One’s wish for death is always met with disdainful or sympathetic reactions. It may just be a whim amidst the chaos that’s life, but many of us might have wished so at some step in our lives. The land of the seven kingdoms and beyond is really cool with granting wishes of such nature. All you need to do is be confident that you won’t die, mess with some powerful people, and then impatiently rush for a conclusive evidence of your strength over them. You are sorted of life! Or if it’s too much to do, you could be an innocent and well-meaning person doing no harm to anyone. Either way, death is certain.

Ed Sheeran thinks his Game of Thrones character should have been killed off

Famous singer & songwriter, Ed Sheeran talked of a similar wish for his Lannister soldier cameo in Game of Thrones season 7. The appearance was not well received by most, some even deeming it as one of the worse things that happened in Westeros.

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And the musician must have been closely listening to the reviews. In a chat with Buzzfeed, he talked about a host of things. He is continually playing with kittens, and the video has an overall adorable feeling to it.

He spoke about his Apple music documentary Songwriter, what inspires him to be competitive, music choices, his writing, touring, cats, and of course, Game of Thrones.

“What do you think your character has been up to since we last saw him?” asked the voice in the interview. He answered, “I know what Game of Thrones fans hoped happened to my character. I’m sure they think my character got brutally, brutally murdered, but I think my character is still out there. I think he’s chillin’.” “Like the cat (in hand),” he laughed.

“It was fun being in Game of Thrones,” he continued, “but I definitely think they should’ve killed me off in the episode. I reckon that probably would’ve been the redemption for people that didn’t like it.”

In a making-video, showrunner David Benioff had said, “Ed Sheeran has got a beautiful voice, and we knew that he was a fan of the show, and we knew that Maisie [Williams, who plays Arya Stark] was obsessed with him. So we always thought it would be fun to try to get him into a Maisie scene at some point.”

Honestly, I rewatched this scene, where Ed Sheeran sings a song, “Hands of gold are always cold, but a woman’s hands are warm…,” and I liked it. It’s a bunch of Lannister soldiers in the Riverlands, Sheeran one of them, and Arya arrives. They offer her food and wine. One expects something bad may happen here now. Both the parties are careful yet somehow relaxed. The soldiers talk about their purpose being there, the irony of their job, and the restlessness of visiting home again. Arya‘s on her way to King’s Landing, but why? Nonchalantly, she says, “I am going to kill the queen.” Silence ensues, and then everyone is in splits. They were strangers who were kind to each other.

Ed Sheeran thinks his Game of Thrones character should have been killed off

This was one of the underplayed and humane moments of the show. And frankly, Ed Sheeran was alright.

If you have any thoughts about the scene or Ed Sheeran in general, do tell us in the comments.






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Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with “unofficial” submissions

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Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with "unofficial" submissions

Game of Thrones was the world’s biggest television show for nearly a decade, so it’s no surprise that the show had way too much talent. We recently talked about the whopping 32 nominations it scored at the Emmy Awards 2019. One notable thing is, three of these nominations weren’t even filed by HBO, but by the actors themselves. Read on!

Season 8 might have had a bad storyline according to a large section of the fanbase, but everybody can agree on one thing — the actors all gave their best, and the acting was brilliant as usual. Needless to say, the headliners made it to the Emmy nominations again, but HBO didn’t nominate the few actors that really stepped up this season. We had reported about how five actors submitted their own nominations directly.

Three Game of Thrones actors get Emmy nominations with "unofficial" submissions

Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy) and Richard Dormer (Beric Dondarrion) had entered in the supporting actor category, while Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) had entered in the supporting actress category, with Carice Van Houten (Melisandre), going for the guest actress category. The great thing is, three of the five made the cut — Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie and Carice Van Houten are officially in the race now.

All three had terrific performances, and it is very much possible that they bring in at least one win within the three of them. No doubt they deserve it, especially because they have been voted in despite the submissions being unofficial.

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George R. R. Martin praises HBO’s Chernobyl, says it’s worthy of Emmys

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George R. R. Martin praises HBO's Chernobyl, says it's worthy of Emmys

Game of Thrones is over, but HBO has no plans of slowing down. Immediately after Game of Thrones ended, HBO aired a limited series called Chernobyl, which became an instant hit. Now, the creator of the Game of Thrones universe, George R. R. Martin has praised Chernobyl and expressed his approval for the show to win at the Emmy awards. Read on!

Chernobyl is a mini-series about the nuclear plant disaster in the Ukrainian city of the same name, in 1986, and has been named the best ever miniseries by TV enthusiasts worldwide, except maybe in Russia. George took to Twitter to express his love for the series:

Not only did he praise the show, but also Jared Harris, whose performance in the show has been loved by the fans as much as the series itself. Needless to say, the show is expected to shine in the awards season, as Martin expects.

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See Tormund and Gendry enjoy a game on Nintendo Switch in Game of Thrones behind the scenes photo

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See Tormund and Gendry enjoy a game on Nintendo Switch in Game of Thrones behind the scenes photo

Game of Thrones had the ultimate face-off in Season 8 when the Army of the Dead faced the living folks in Winterfell. The Battle of Winterfell saw a lot of people uniting to take down the Night King, and among them were Tormund Giantsbane, and Gendry (now Baratheon). A new behind the scenes photo from the sets shows the two enjoying a nice game on a Nintendo Switch. Read on!

The picture, posted on the Game of Thrones subreddit, shows Joe Dempsie, who played Gendry, and Kristofer Hivju, who played Tormund Giantsbane, still in their costume and the bloody makeup, just sitting down to play. Take a look:

[NO SPOILERS] Gendry and Tormund playing games in Winterfell after The Battle of Winterfell from gameofthrones

As we all know, the Battle of Winterfell sequences took a gruesome 55 nights to film, and have been described by the stars as some of the roughest times they have had filming for the show. So it’s no surprise that they would have at least some way to relax on the sets in between takes or appearances.

Nintendo consoles are also famous for being the best for the local multiplayer experience, so that’s probably why these two seem so engrossed in the game. If only we knew which game they were playing!

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