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Kit Harington re-enacts Cersei’s Walk of Shame in the latest SNL promo

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Game of Thrones Season 8 airs in 10 days  and the recent premiere attended by various current cast members along with a few former ones was fantastic. While we await the new season, Saturday Night Live (SNL) revealed the promo for its latest episode starring Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Leslie Jones. And, as the promo suggests the episode is going to be a gig too.

As we had previously shared with you, the episode is going to air on Saturday, April 6th which is exactly eight days prior to the new season of Game of Thrones premiering on April 14. The episode will not only cast Kit Harington and Leslie Jones but will also echo the music of American singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. Talking about the promo revealed by SNL, it truly gave us a sneak-peak of what the episode will look like.

In the promo, Harington is forced to play out Leslie’s favourite scenes from Game of Thrones like Jon Snow’s meeting with Daenerys Targaryen in Episode 3 of the Seventh Season, and Cersei Lannister’s walk of shame from Season 5.  In one of the scenes, Kit is forced to bend the knee to Daenerys played by  Leslie, where he says:

“Leslie, uh, what are we actually, uh, doing here?”

“I mean, I’ve been here for four hours, but you just intercepted me at reception and gave me these — are these oven mitts?”

To this Leslie Jones ‘Targaryen’ replies:

“Yes, they’re oven gloves!” 

Upon being asked by Kit, “Is this even for the show?”, Leslie angrily responds:

 “No, this is my fantasy, OK? I tricked you.”

Upon trying to walk away from her, Leslie tricks him into a walk of atonement through Studio 8H. During the walk, doughnuts are pelted upon Harington instead of faeces that were being thrown at Cersei Lannister while she was being paraded naked through the streets of King’s Landing.

This isn’t the first time a Game of Thrones cast member has been given an opportunity to host an episode of SNL. On December 8, 2018, Jason Momoa – whose character Khal Drogo has been long dead in Game of Thrones hosted an episode of SNL too. There he had revived many characters from Game of Thrones like Olenna Tyrell, Joffrey Baratheon, the High Sparrow, and even himself. And, we hope more will come once the episode starring Kit Harington goes live on televisions!

Watch the full promo for the upcoming episode of SNL here:







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Henry Cavill calls Kristofer Hivju ‘brave’ for showing his ‘true’ appearance in The Witcher season 2 teaser

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Henry Cavill calls Kristofer Hivju ‘brave' for showing his ‘true' appearance in The Witcher season 2 teaser

Game of Thrones has a long list of memorable characters, and since we know how infamous George R. R. Martin is for killing off fan favourites, some lucky ones did manage to get away with their lives at the end of the series. One of them was Jon Snow’s wildling buddy Tormund Giantsbane, played by Kristofer Hivju. It seems like Hivju’s new adventures into the wild have drastically altered his appearance, at least that’s what Henry Cavill says.

Netflix recently released The Witcher season 2 trailer, and we get a brief look at Hivju, who will play Nivellen in the show. It’s all prosthetics and CGI magic but Henry Cavill insists that this is Hivju’s true appearance.

The amazing, the wonderful, the electric and the enigmatic Kristofer Hivju. Kristofer was extraordinarily brave for season 2 of The Witcher and decided to play his character of Nivellen with zero make-up or visual effects, as you can see above. Kristofer, we are all so proud,” Cavill wrote.

Nivellen is an important character in The Witcher lore as he appears in Andrzej Sapkowski’s short story A Grain of Truth, He is the first “monster” Geralt of Rivia encounters who isn’t really a monster. Interestingly, the character is based on the Beast in, you guessed it, Beauty and the Beast.

The Witcher Season 2 will premiere on Netflix on December 17, 2021.

Are you excited about The Witcher season 2? Talk to us in the comments below!







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Kit Harington presumed Game of Thrones was going to end after Season 6

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Kit Harington presumed Game of Thrones was going to end after Season 6

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington rose to fame with his role Jon Snow, and has become a household name ever since. Though Jon Snow was admired for his bravery and heroism on the show, he was often ridiculed and later became a meme template for the internet for not knowing a lot of things. And it seems like Harington has absorbed that part of his character a bit too much.

Kit Harington presumed Game of Thrones was going to end after Season 6

In a recent interview with Total Film, Kit Harington talked about his character, Dane Whitman, from Marvel’s Eternals. And eventually the discussion turned to Game of Thrones. He said:

I’ve got no idea whether my character goes on or not. I had read up on who he could be, or might be. So there’s the possibility for a longer trajectory. And hopefully, I think this is the tip of the iceberg for my character. I hope. But I just don’t know, you know? I’m as in the dark as anyone else. And I try not to live too far ahead in the future with anything. Even when I was in Game of Thrones, even on the sixth season, I presumed the seventh season wasn’t going to happen!”

Whether it is defending the earth from cosmic entities, or holding the ground for Castle Black, Harington seems to be clueless (or acting coy) about a lot of stuff. What do you think? Talk to us in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones’ Robin Arryn is all grown up now, and fans are going crazy over his ‘Sex Education’ role!

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Game of Thrones’ Robin Arryn is all grown up now, and fans are going crazy over his ‘Sex Education’ role!

Game of Thrones had several characters who started off as little kids and later blossomed into the bold personas we know and love so much. The child actors who were part of the show also grew up with it as the seasons progressed, and many of them have successful careers now. British-Brazilian actor Lino Facioli became famous after his role ‘Robin Arryn‘ in Game of Thrones. But recently, he’s in the limelight for his new character in the Netflix series ‘Sex Education’, and fans don’t seem to get enough of him.

Now much older, Facioli is on our screens again, this time as Moordale High student Dex Thompson – a nerdy teen who competes in the high school quiz team alongside Maeve Wiley.

He’s also whipped his kit off in the latest season, and a lot of viewers are finding it difficult to process that it’s the same person who played little Robin Arryn in Game of Thrones. Here’s what they have to say:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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