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Issac Hempstead Wright talks about Game of Thrones fan theories. Says some of them might be right

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Issac Hempstead Wright talks Game of Thrones fan theories, says some of them might be right

Game of Thrones Season 7 is running past the usual schedule this year, with premiere date set for July 16th, as it was recently announced. Season 6 ended with a lot of characters having massive cliffhangers in their storylines, and Bran Stark, was one of them. He is now supposed to be the Three-Eyed Raven, while having lost Hodor, and being left in the company of Meera Reed, while being crippled, and on the wrong side of The Wall (Man, the kid can’t catch a break, can he?) Issac Hempstead Wright, who plays the role of Bran Stark on the show, recently talked about various fan theories, in an interview. Read on!

There are way too many fan theories in the Game of Thrones fandom, and while some of them might have been ridiculous, some of them have stood the test of time to be eventually proved right. Now, with Bran Stark being recognized as a key character on the show, many a theories have sprung up around him. Issac Hempstead Wright recently took some time out to discuss some in an interview with the Huffington Post, while he was at the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience at Madison Square Garden. In his first response about fan theories, he said :

“God, I love it.”

So do we, Issac. So do we. He said that he had read about the theory about Hodor’s origin story. Talking about the same, he said :

“I remember reading when I got sent the script for Season 6, and it had Hodor’s death in it. I thought, ‘God, this is amazing. Let me Google this to see if anyone came up with a theory,’ and of course there was some guy on some forum somewhere who had come up with ‘hold the door,’ ‘hold the door.’ It was in a slightly different context, but he got it absolutely dead-on, so it’s like anything really could happen.”

Issac Hempstead Wright also said that the accuracy of the theories impressed him. When asked if the theories he has been reading now have managed to hold the same effect, or if they had lost their accuracy, Issac said :

“No, there are times you read it and go, ‘Holy shit! Yep, they’ve got it.'”

He also mentioned that as of now, he had no idea how the series will wrap up :

“Even though we’ve just shot Season 7, you have no idea how it’s gonna end or what’s gonna happen in Season 8, so I love going online and seeing what people are coming up with.”

He was questioned about three important fan theories, as well. First off, was the theory which says that Bran built the Wall, considering that he can have an effect on the past. Not to forget the fact that the Wall has been said to be built by a guy named Bran the Builder. When asked about this one, Issac said :

“Yeah, I read a lot of that. Sounds cool. I don’t know to be honest. Anything is a possibility with ‘Game of Thrones.'”

Another theory states that at one point, Bran will warg into a dragon. The basis for this theory comes from the fact that the Three-eyed Raven told him, “You’ll never walk again, but you will fly.”

“Yeah, yeah, yeah, that’s cool! That’d be up there on my list of things I’d like to be … dragon, number one.

You’ll have to watch and find out.”

Lastly, he was asked about the theory which suggested that Jon Snow has a twin, and it is none other than Meera Reed, Bran’s companion in his journey. He apparently has discussed this one with Ellie Kendrick, who plays Meera Reed on the show.

“I love this.

I’ve talked to Ellie about this, who plays Meera, and she was saying she thinks it’s more the show. Because she and Kit look quite similar, because in the books I don’t think [they do]. I love that idea because it does make sense because Howland Reed is that last guy.”

Indeed.

It is nice to know that the stars are reading up the obsessive, and at times, crazy stuff us fans put out there. What did you think about Issac Hempstead Wright’s take on these theories? Talk to us in the comments, below!






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It turns out Sophie Turner’s tattoo was a major Game Of Thrones spoiler after all

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About a year back, on the The Late Late Show with James Corden, Sophie Turner had showed all of us a tattoo on her arm that read, “The pack survives” with the Stark sigil, along with it.

Turns out we had a spoiler with us all along. For those of you who have seen the finale, will know what we are saying.

In the finale episode, “The Iron Throne”, Bran the Broken becomes the King of the Six Kingdoms, Sansa Stark becomes the Queen in the North, Jon Snow goes Beyond the Wall and mostly becomes The King Beyond the Wall and Arya Stark sets to fulfill her dream to become Nymeria and explore the world. Everything that each of them went through finally culminated into a bittersweet end. The promotional image of the pilot with Ned Stark on the throne almost made sense suddenly.

And turns out, Sophie Turner had already given out a major spoiler about this through her tattoo.

“It’s just a quote from last season,” Turner had said when asked about it. “Everyone figures that the pack really does survive, but it’s just a moral that I like to live by.”

She also said that some people had advised against her getting it just in case fans react to it the way they did. But she did not pay heed to it. Turner also took to Instagram after the airing of the episode.

“The pack survived,” she wrote alongside an image of herself, Williams and Hempstead Wright.






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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost’s reunion in the series finale

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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost reunion in the series finale

Game of Thrones pulled off a sneaky on us. In the fourth episode Season 8, we saw Jon Snow leave Ghost without petting him. In the series finale, Season 8 episode 6, “The Iron Throne“, we saw Jon reunite with Ghost, and the fans loved it. Read on!

Jon had earlier sent Ghost with Tormund to the real North, while he was leaving Winterfell, and he didn’t even pet him. This had upset a lot of fans. However in the series finale, we saw Ghost waiting for Jon at the Wall, and they reunite, resulting in our good boy getting a long pet. The fans took to Twitter to appreciate this:

How did you react to Jon reuniting with Ghost and finally petting him? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones Finale sees Arya Stark finally embracing her old dream

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Game of Thrones series Finale gave each character their dues, some satisfactory and some not so much. But the Stark kids seem to be doing pretty well! Just as Sansa got her childhood wish, Arya Stark too took her first steps in a direction she always wanted to go.

This post contains spoilers, so stop reading if you haven’t seen the finale yet (but seriously, what are you doing? Hurry up!).

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“What’s West of Westeros?” Arya Stark had asked out back in Season 6. She was talking to Lady Crane, an actress who helped her with a stab wound and let Arya stay at her place. That’s what she really wants, to go off exploring beyond where the maps stop.

She couldn’t then. Arya came back home, avenged her family’s death, saved humanity from the undead invasion and survived the carnage at King’s Landing. All her duties done, and Winter already receding, Arya now goes back to her old dream of becoming an explorer. In the last scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale, we see Arya sailing on a ship, journeying to the “west of Westeros”.

Arya had always been an anomaly in the rigid society of Westeros. She was expected to marry a lord and bear his children. But Arya never saw herself in that role. That’s why she rejected Gendry’s proposal in episode 4, even though she clearly had affection for him. She knew that marriage, even to someone she loves, will bind her in society’s expectations. Arya rejected that with all her heart.

Game of Thrones may not be as kind to everyone, but I’m glad at least Arya got her happy ending!






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