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Game of Thrones Season 8 is merely a week away, and the promotions are ramping up. The latest one of the lot was Kit Harington’s first attempt at hosting Saturday Night Live, which went fairly well, and he even got some of his fellow castmates to join in. Read on!

First off, we had the monologue. Kit did well for his usual brooding self, displaying a level of energy that is expected from an SNL host.

First time SNL host Kit Harington gets "interrupted" by fellow Game of Thrones stars

He was asked by a fan about how the show ends, and then the cast members started popping their own questions, starting with Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) who asked, “Could you just give us a general sense of how it ends?” and “Do you remember in season 6 when we had sex? Did you know they filmed it?” Hilarious and at the same time it’s weird to see that Emilia Clarke said that it happened in Season 6 instead of Season 7.

Of course, that wasn’t it.

John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) was also present, and asked, “Do you know what happens to Samwell Tarly?” followed by: “Do you think we’ll still hang out after the show is done? Like best friends?” Harington shot down his immediate plans, however, and Bradley was visibly upset, saying: “Wow, they were right. You’ve changed.”

Pete Davidson played the Night King and also affirmed that Harington had “changed.”

The gig was finished by Harington’s wife, Rose Leslie, who played Ygritte, who asked: “What are we going to do for money now?” and “How soon can you grow back that beard?”

All in all, a hilarious skit. There was another Game of Thrones skit as well:

..among other skits:

There were also a couple of more skits which addressed the recent allegations against former US Vice President, Joe Biden, which saw former SNL star Jason Sudeikis return to play him.

What did you think about Kit Harington’s SNL debut? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Kit Harington spotted in London after checking out of rehab

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Game of Thrones had one of the most intense filming processes ever, to a degree where each episode was shot like a film. To add to that, many of the stars of the show started their careers with the show and were at it for a whole decade. So it’s obvious that the end of the show was a bit of a shake-up for these stars. One of such stars was Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow. He had checked himself into rehab after the end of the show. He has now been spotted in London after finishing up his time in rehab. Read on!

We had recently reported that Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow had checked into a ‘luxury rehab’ in Connecticut to deal with stress and alcoholism. It was actually more of a “wellness retreat” rather than a typical rehab, as his reps had explained. It looks like Kit is out of rehab now, and looking good, as he was spotted in London recently, reports PopSugar. Take a look:

Kit Harington spotted in London after checking out of rehab

That’s all we have seen of him. Kit is yet to do any post-rehab interviews or talk about his recovery, but we expect him to be fully back on track. We can’t wait to see the role he takes up next. What about you? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

 






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Game of Thrones fans raise more than $55000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap

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Game of Thrones fans raise more than $55000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap

Game of Thrones fans might have hated the final season of the show, but they aren’t holding off their love for the stars of the show. Only recently, we had reported that fans of the show from Reddit had helped raise over $30,000 for Emilia Clarke’s charity, a figure that has hit $137,000 by now. Looks like the fans didn’t stop there. They have now raised over $55,000 for Kit Harington’s charity, Mencap. Read on!

The campaign was started by Redditor u/AlpineJ0e, and is hosted on JustGiving.com. It’s dedicated to Mencap, a charity Kit Harington has supported for years, which works for equal rights and opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

JustGiving fundraiser for Kit Harington’s charity Mencap from freefolk

Watch Kit Harington explain the purpose of Mencap in the video below:

At the time of writing this article, the campaign has collected over $55,682 (£43,686) for Mencap, and is still going strong. Mencap themselves responded to the effort on Twitter, and even sent a letter to the campaign creator, along with a signed photo of Kit:

If you want to donate, the campaign is still open and can be found here. Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Maisie Williams’ X-Men movie “The New Mutants” gets its release date delayed again

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Maisie Williams' X-Men movie "The New Mutants" gets its release date delayed again

Game of Thrones might be over, but the careers of its stars are far from it. The stars have moved on with other big projects already. Notably, the Stark sisters, i.e, Sophie Turner (Sansa) and Maisie Williams (Arya) both landed roles in the X-Men Universe. Sophie’s film, Dark Phoenix, recently released in theatres, but Maisie’s The New Mutants has been delayed, for the third time now. Read on!

Now, some of you might be aware that Disney bought Fox out, bringing the rights to the X-Men films back into the family. This means that the fate of ongoing projects hangs in the balance, and The New Mutants is one of them. The movie, which stars Maisie Williams, was initially set to release on April 13, 2018, which was then pushed to February 22, 2019, and once more to August 2, 2019. A new press release by Disney reveals the film has been pushed one more time, to April 3, 2020.

The New Mutants producer Simon Kinberg told Digital Spy the reason behind the latest rescheduling:

“What’s happening is we’re gonna do reshoots this year on that film and it has a new release date from Disney. That’s really it.

Part of it was figuring out what the reshoots were gonna be, the pick-ups, and the other part of it was getting that cast back together.”

Well, let’s just hope that it’s good when it does get released. Disney is surely bound to pick up feedback from Dark Phoenix, which bombed at the box office, with the worst reception for an X-Men movie, ever.

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