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Jerome Flynn believes Bronn might be loved less after Game of Thrones Season 8

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Game of Thrones Season 8 is arriving on 14th and there are many expectations from a number of characters this season. Taking into account Bronn – one of the much-loved characters so far in the series, fans really want him to get the one thing he’s after for many seasons now – a castle! Jerome Flynn – the actor who plays his role recently shared in an interview, that he thinks he might be loved less after Season 8.

Talking to the Insider at the New York City premiere of Game of Thrones Season 8, when asked what fans will feel about his character after the series finale, Jerome revealed:

“I don’t know, they might not love him as much as they do right now. But I hope they still do…He is who he is and what he says, isn’t he? And he’ll do what he needs to get his castle.”

The first episode, as we expect from the recent promo photos, will probably focus on character reunions but I’m excited to watch what Bronn will do once he finds out Jaime is gone from King’s Landing? Will he go after him? Will he fight alongside him? Probably yes. Maybe that’s just wishful thinking from my side, yet I believe he will have a big role to play in the final season. The biggest proof that one can find lies in his character arc development – rising from a mere sellsword to an anointed knight.

And, it’s even possible to have a number of callbacks from Season 3 and 4, when he reunites with Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne at Winterfell. We can definitely hope for some awkward exchanges between the three, something we saw in the final episode of Season 7 when Bronn was sent to escort team Dany to the Dragonpit. While other cast members talk about their hard work and tight filming schedules for the new season, Jerome seems totally cool about it. He says:

“It wasn’t that stressful or strenuous for me…Yeah, that’s all I’m saying. I wasn’t that stressed or strained.”

These two remarks by Jerome Flynn is either intended to throw us away or the actor really wants to wait for something epic from his character in the new season. But, even if we don’t get much from Bronn this season, I totally disagree with Jerome – we are never going to hate his character and will always be hopeful for him getting a castle before the series finally ends.






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John Bradley says playing Samwell Tarly gave him a stammer

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John Bradley says Samwell role gave him a stammer

John Bradley played the character of Samwell Tarly in Game of Thrones for eight seasons, nearly a decade. In a show full of mavericks, geniuses, warriors and dragons, Samwell’s character was perhaps one of the sanest on the show.

Recently while speaking with Giles Paley-Phillips and comedian Jim Daly on the Blank Podcast, he shed some light about his portrayal of Samwell. Bradley said:

“I got into this trap with Sam, I set myself traps, because he had a traumatic childhood and suffered a lot – and it manifested through a stammer and a twitch sometimes”.

John Bradley says Samwell role gave him a stammer

Bradley also spoke about how the character of Samwell began affecting his performances outside of Thrones. He added:

Towards the end of that journey, that stammer would turn up in non-Sam acting and I’d do auditions when I’d stammer because it just seemed like the default place that I went to when I acted”.

Bradley found himself so much into the character that, at times his co-stars had to politely push him to speak quicker. He recalled an incident with Kit Harington:

In one scene I came in first with Kit Harington and in the nicest way he said to me “can you come in a bit quicker?” so I can react a bit quicker and I was like “I can’t, I just can’t.

As lovely as the crew were, they assumed it was because I had forgotten my lines. It took me a while to get out of it and it went away over time.” 

Well, John Bradley sure seems like a perfectionist doesn’t he? It almost seems fitting that he played the most studious character of them all in a show full of larger than life characters.

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Emilia Clarke reveals she had a hard time with Daenerys’ final Dothraki speech

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Emilia Clarke reveals she had a hard time with Daenerys’ final Dothraki speech

Game of Thrones behind the scenes bits have been floating around on the Internet these days, since the disc sets for the full series hit the shelves. A new bit now has Emilia Clarke discussing how her final speech in Dothraki was “hell”. Read on!

Entertainment Tonight recently reported about the “Duty is the Death of Love” featurette from disc sets, and Emilia discussed her last speech as Daenerys:

“I knew that speech was going to be really important, and I spent a huge amount of time learning it. And for the first time in my whole Game of Thrones career, I got that word perfect.”

She continued to talk about how it was difficult to remember the language:

“I’m being so brutally honest here — I was in hell learning that speech. This pretend language was literally eating me up. I couldn’t do it. And then, magic happened. I woke up in the morning, went on, and it all came out. I was probably fighting not what I was fighting, but what Dany was doing.”

Well, it definitely must have been hard, watching her character give everything up that quick. What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Kristofer Hivju wants a Tormund and Brienne spin-off

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Kristofer Hivju wants a Tormund and Brienne spin-off

Game of Thrones has had a lot good on screen pairings through the run of the show, but there have also been a few ships that never became pairs. One of them was Tormund and Brienne, the subject of many a memes, but sadly we didn’t see enough of it on the show. Kristofer Hivju, however, is all for a Tormund-Brienne spin-off. Read on!

Hivju, who played Tormund, was recently at the UK disc set release event in London, and did a Q&A session, reports Fandom. When asked what he thinks about a Tormund-Brienne spin-off, he replied:

“I’m up for it.”

He added that he would like it to be a rom-com set at Castle Black, with the pair:

“…trying to run it together; it’s 19 minutes per episode.”

He’s clearly thought it through. Now that he’s said it, it honestly wouldn’t be the worst thing to follow up the timeline of the show. He then talked about how Khal Drogo was his favourite character:

“[My favourite scene] was Jason Momoa’s speech in the tent before he kills Daenerys’s brother. He’s just ranting and he’s going all the way.”

Well, we would definitely love that spin-off, and we bet it would fly well with the fans. What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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