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Millie Bobby Brown almost quit acting after rejection from Game of Thrones

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Stars who rose to success have their own stories filled with struggles they faced on their way up. Even the most accomplished actors today have faced rejection at some point in their lives. Stranger Things fame Millie Bobby Brown shared her own tale of facing rejection after Game of Thrones audition and how she dealt with it.

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, Millie revealed how disheartened she was after getting rejected for Game of Thrones. She was so broken to the point she had considered leaving the acting industry for good.

Brown said, “I think I was just very disheartened by the rejection, which is something I tell everyone. This industry is just full of rejection 24/7. You get ‘No’s, a lot of ‘No’s, before you get a ‘Yes.’ And I was auditioning for commercials, for anything really. I then auditioned for Game of Thrones and I got a ‘No’ for that.”

Then, that’s when I was like, ‘This is really difficult,’ and I guess I really wanted that role. So one of my last sort of goes at all this was a show called Montauk,” she further added.

The 16-year-old actress rose to fame after she played the role of Eleven in Netflix’s Stranger Things. She recently played the lead role in the movie Enola Holmes. It is inspiring how young stars are learning to deal with failure at such an early stage. Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams had to face a ‘no’ even after the success of the show and dealt with it quite maturely.

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Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it’

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Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it'

Kit Harington is a household name today, thanks to his success as Game of ThronesJon Snow. Jon Snow was a selfless, righteousness and brave hero in the series, with a tone of seriousness in his voice. He would almost always relinquish any honours or titles he received in the series, saying, “I don’t want it.” It seems like Kit Harington has said his famous line quite often, off-screen as well.

The former Game of Thrones star told Total Film magazine he passed up on an unknown superhero role while filming for Game of Thrones. He said, “You know, the comic-book and superhero world has called once before, and I didn’t like the role and the part and the time to do it.”

Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it'

Harington revealed. “So I turned it down. And then this one [in Eternals] felt right to me. I liked that the character they were offering was not necessarily an Eternal. He was human. I did like that. I felt that I could do something with that, that he came with all these human faults. So it was the character that drew me to it, as well as it being the MCU, and how exciting.”

“I won’t mention what it was, but yeah, there was one other [superhero movie] that I did turn down a while ago,” Harington said. “It was a while ago, as well – just because it didn’t feel like the right thing at the right time. And I think I was right to. My head was very in the Jon Snow world then.”

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Hannah Waddingham loved playing Game of Thrones’ “Shame nun”

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Game of Thrones had a number of memorable characters, and some of them, though appeared for a short time on-screen, left an everlasting impression on the audience’s mind. The recently Emmy-nominated actress Hannah Waddingham played the famous ‘Shame’ nun in Cersei’s walk of atonement on the show, and she loved every second of it.

On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Waddingham said most people don’t recognize her from the role.

That was my finest, prettiest hour,” the actress joked. “I mean, they are right, left and centre now, and thankfully, everyone’s shocked,” she added of the audience. “So that’s good.”

Waddingham’s costume, which resembled a nun’s costume, obscured most of her body except for her face.

I loved it, because it meant I could just sit sleeping in the trailer for hours on end, look like I’d been dug up, and they’d say, ‘Yeah, that looks great,’” she said.

Waddingham said she and Headey developed a friendship on set, despite their characters hating one another.

We met on [set] and just fell in love with each other immediately,” Waddingham said. “I just think sometimes you meet what we call in England, birds … and you’re just like, yeah, you’re a bird, I’m a bird, that’s it, we’re in.”

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Shawn Mendes talks about his obsession with Game of Thrones, reveals the show inspired him to take up a new hobby

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Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows of all time, there’s hardly anyone on this planet who hasn’t heard of the show. The upcoming prequel House of The Dragon is on the way, and fans all over the world are already hyped up about it. While some of us have already started a rewatch of the epic fantasy series to gear up for the prequel show, singer Shawn Mendes is already a step ahead of everyone else. In a recent appearance on the Spout podcast, the hit singer talked about his obsession for Game of Thrones, which he developed during the lockdown period.

Describing the homebound months, Shawn said, “It was nice. It really became so important to just walk around. It was nice to feel a part of a home and have that daily routine like that.” Mendes also expressed his love for coffee, which acted as fuel for his exercise. “I was getting really into the coffee mug. I was like waking up in the morning and I was like, ‘What? Which coffee mug am I today? I was getting really technical about it and it was just like everything to me. You know, it was my home. I would go to bed super excited for that moment.”

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Talking about using time productively, Mendes explained that while his newest album Summer of Love kept him occupied for the better part of the summer, his Game of Thrones obsession inspired him to take up archery. Fan-boying over the show, Shawn said, “It was the most I’ve ever enjoyed watching TV in my life. So I’m not going to sit here and talk s**t about the final show because in the grand scheme of things that show was mind-blowing.” As for the archery, he added, “I think the real reality is that I struggle to put down the guitar and figure out what to do besides my job and besides music. I’m just completely obsessed with it.”

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