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Slow Horses writer compares Season 3 character deaths to Game Of Thrones

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Season 3 of the Apple TV+ show Slow Horses has begun streaming this December. The show has a stellar cast, including Gary Oldman.

It also includes many actors who have worked in Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon. Recently, writer Will Smith drew comparisons between Slow Horses and Game of Thrones.

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Writer Will Smith compares Slow Horses to Game of Thrones

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Will Smith, the showrunner, executive producer, and writer on the show, spoke to NME in an exclusive interview. He mentioned Season 3 includes major character deaths that will shock fans.

Smith stated, “I think the rule on it for me is that if you kill off a character and the audience isn’t upset, then you’ve left it too late.”

Smith also mentioned that he had reservations about killing off one major character during the season. He stated that he “was torn with it” and agonized over “all these ideas” to keep the characters alive.

Smith mentioned that he is still not over the death of Ned Stark. He implied that some of the character deaths in Slow Horses would generate a similar reaction to when Sean Bean’s character was killed unexpectedly in Season 1 of Game of Thrones.

“I like to think the show is good at surprises in that way, and it makes you feel like ‘oh God no!’ but that’s a good feeling because you’re reacting and engaging, which is what we want. I mean, I’m still not over Ned Stark.”

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Season 3 of Slow Horses is currently streaming on Apple TV+.

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Ved Prabhudesai is an avid enthusiast of all things pop culture. He has a special interest in the field of animation and art, with a background in Fine Arts and Digital Media Arts. He has begun his first into the field of Entertainment Journalism with Wiki of Thrones, and has been writing for them since 2023. He also has experience working as a screenplay writer, animator and comic book artist. His hobbies include holding discussions and organising events focused around pop culture, dissecting the importance of media in today's world. He began reading A Song Of Ice And Fire shortly before Game of Thrones debuted on HBO. He has followed the series religiously and has spent hours reading Wikis learning about Targaryen history and possible plot points we will see in the Winds of Winter.

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