Connect with us

Interview

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau almost donated to petition to remake Game of Thrones Finale

Avatar

Published

on

Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is done talking about the show

It has been a year since the final episode of Game of Thrones premiered. It was a matter of shock and awe for fans worldwide. The show was a fan favourite for many years, building up a fan community over time. The Season 8 Finale was bound to receive mixed reviews. Some, like actor Pilou Asbaek (Euron Greyjoy) found it perfect, others wished for a different one. One of these petitions really amused actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Having played the Kingslayer Jaime Lannister for 8 seasons, Coster-Waldau says he is just happy that it ended. When asked about the petition in an interview with Variety, he said he was aware of it.

He said, “I was aware of the petition for a new ending, which I thought was hilarious. I almost wanted to donate to that petition. HBO saying, “You’re right, so many people want it, we’re going to do it.”

nikolaj coster

I think everyone had their own opinion.” He continued,” I find the world of fandom really interesting. Everyone wanted something specific and different from what they got. It’s a combination of — you imagine an ending; but also, I think if you’re a hardcore fan, it was really upsetting that it ended. You lived with this for eight seasons. There is still a massive community dedicated to “Game of Thrones.” I think there was a real fear that was going to go away. It had to end.”

He further added he wouldn’t want the series to end any other way, and it was too soon to talk about it. The experience he gained from the sets of Game of Thrones also helped him with the camera for his new company Ill Kippers Productions.

What are your opinions about the Final episode? Share with us in the comments below.







Click to comment
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Interview

Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success

Avatar

Published

on

Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success

Humility is a virtue possessed by few. Even though Game of Thrones reached great heights, the show’s cast was always humble to their roots. They have won the admiration and respect of fans all over the world due to their down-to-earth nature. For example, Jason Momoa reached out to a young Aquaman fan battling cancer last year. Kristian Nairn (Hodor) talked to Digital Spy about the show’s success and praised his co-stars.

He said, “It didn’t happen overnight, and I think for us that was a good thing. I mean it was always immensely popular, I just think as the seasons went on it moved from a really amazing TV show into a kind of phenomenon. It sort of turned into that thing that everyone talks about, people say over the watercooler at work. “

Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success

“It’s crazy, because every TV show you watch these days, every single TV show or movie, they all reference Game of Thrones. It always blows me away. I watch a show I love and there’s a reference to Hodor, there’s a reference to Khaleesi. It’s become such a huge part of the public psyche. I don’t think we ever dreamed before season one was out that that would happen. It still happens!”

“It kind of grew, it really doubled per season. But we grew into it, which made it kind of easy. The cast was really down to Earth. I can say hand on heart we’re all really down to Earth. I think that’s a really nice thing. Just the whole Hollywood thing, we’re all kind of aware of that… Game of Thrones is so brutal and real. It’s important to keep it real.”

Have you ever met a Game of Thrones star in real? Tell us about your experience in the comments below!







Continue Reading

Interview

Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success

Avatar

Published

on

Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success

Game of Thrones was an enchanting journey that lasted for nearly a decade. Some of the show’s cast was very young when the show began. They sort of grew up with the show, like Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner and Isaac Hempstead-Wright. Stardom can be a bit scary when you are young. Especially for someone as studious as Isaac Hempstead-Wright. He revealed about his nervousness in an interview with Digital Spy.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success

Isaac (Bran) said, “It was actually a little bit intimidating. I remember seeing the show go interstellar. Especially when you’re separate from it a bit [Bran was off-screen during season five], you really just see how huge it is when you’re not in the midst of the whole thing.”

“I really think season five was when it had its meteoric rise. So coming back into season six – and I hadn’t acted for a year; I’d been doing my GCSEs – coming back in was kind of like, ‘Argh! I’ve forgotten how to act!’”

He continued, “I think also there had been a lot of bonds forged in that season, and a lot of people had grown up. I’d kind of grown-up, but I had that key year of being 15, 16 away from it. So it was a weird one to come back to. But after a couple of days, it was business as usual.”

Did you ever find your job to be intimidating? Talk to us in the comments below!







Continue Reading

Interview

Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions

Avatar

Published

on

Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions

Game of Thrones ended more than one and a half years ago. It was a beautiful journey for both the fans and the crew that lasted for a decade. The fantastical series still holds the record for the most number of Emmy Awards won. On the occasion of New Year, the cast of the show came together for an interview with Digital Spy. They shared their experience while shooting for the fantasy epic. Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) talked about how they were cast for their roles.

Gwendoline recalled, “I immediately rang my agent and said, ‘I want to do this’. My agent said, ‘What are you talking about? I’d never ever put you up for this. She’s ugly, her nose is broken, her teeth are broken and you’ll need to use a sword’.”

Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions

Nairn remembered, “I was a first-time actor. I was glad I didn’t know anything about the show at the time. Because if I had I would’ve realised what a huge audition I was going for. I had no idea what Game of Thrones was. I had auditioned for a part in another movie called Hot Fuzz, and I didn’t get the part. It was the casting director Nina Gold who remembered me – she called me in for this audition. I didn’t know it at the time, but when you’re called for an audition, that’s really in your favour.”

What are your best memories from the show? Talk to us in the comments below!







Continue Reading

Latest

Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success
Interview2 weeks ago

Kristian Nairn praises Game of Thrones stars as being down-to-earth despite massive success

Humility is a virtue possessed by few. Even though Game of Thrones reached great heights, the show’s cast was always...

Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success
Interview2 weeks ago

Isaac Hempstead-Wright was intimidated by Game of Thrones’ success

Game of Thrones was an enchanting journey that lasted for nearly a decade. Some of the show’s cast was very...

Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions
Interview2 weeks ago

Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Kristian Nairn (Hodor) recall their Game of Thrones auditions

Game of Thrones ended more than one and a half years ago. It was a beautiful journey for both the...

HBO viewership dropped to half post Game of Thrones’ era HBO viewership dropped to half post Game of Thrones’ era
News2 weeks ago

Game of Thrones voted as Digital Spy’s Greatest TV Show of the 21st century

The 21st century has witnessed an unprecedented rise in science and technology. These advances have helped bring fantasy to life....

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million
News2 weeks ago

Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke sells her California house for $4.4 million

The New Year brings with it new hopes and opportunities for everyone around the world. People all over the world...

Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer supports Reading Prison arts centre call Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer supports Reading Prison arts centre call
Interview3 weeks ago

Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer supports Reading Prison arts centre call

Game of Thrones was a political drama swirling around the Iron Throne. Even though almost all the leading characters had...

Emilia Clarke shows her support to Domestic violence survivors Emilia Clarke shows her support to Domestic violence survivors
General3 weeks ago

Emilia Clarke shows her support to Domestic violence survivors

Game of Thrones had plenty of social messages hidden in plain sight. Though it may not be too obvious, it...

Trending

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x

Subscribe To The Citadel Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from the Citadel.

You have Successfully Subscribed!