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Who does Joseph Quinn play in Game of Thrones?



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Joseph Quinn has become a breakout star with his metal-loving character Eddie Munson in the Netflix series Stranger Things. After the fourth season’s success, the cast has received much media attention. Quinn is no exception. His excellent performance as the beloved character has gained him great attention from fans looking to witness his earlier performances.

He had a brief stint on Game of Thrones, appearing in just one scene. Since Quinn’s role didn’t last long, we don’t know what happened to his character. This article covers Joseph Quinn’s role in Game of Thrones and his upcoming projects.

Quick answer: Joseph Quinn plays Koner, a Stark soldier in Winterfell, in Game of Thrones. He appeared in Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 4: The Spoils of War, which aired on August 6, 2017.

Who is Joseph Quinn?


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Joseph Quinn is an English actor known for his role as Eddie Munson in the popular Netflix Original series Stranger Things. Quinn spent much time onstage at the beginning of his career before taking on roles on-screen. After graduating from drama school at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Quinn gained his first significant role as Arthur Havisham in 2015 on the TV series Dickensian.

Over the following years, Quinn acted on the London stage at the National Theatre and Off West End. In 2017, he starred in the four-part BBC series Howards End as Leonard Bast, a young bank clerk, with Hayley Atwell. That same year, he also starred in the short film KIN. He earned himself a spot on Game of Thrones thanks to his outstanding work in supporting roles in major productions.

Who did Joseph Quinn play on Game of Thrones?


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Joseph Quinn portrayed Koner in the seventh season of Game of Thrones in the episode titled ‘The Spoils of War’. Koner is a Stark soldier who was stationed at the front gate of Winterfell alongside another soldier, Henk, when Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) arrived. Henk asked her what she was doing there and told her to leave, and she replied that she was entering the castle. The two men laughed when she told them who she was, claiming that Arya Stark was dead. She asked for Maester Luwin and Ser Rodrik Cassel, but they replied that there was nobody with those names at Winterfell. She then asked for Jon Snow, and Henk informed her that Jon was a thousand miles away.

They insisted that she leave, but to their annoyance, she asked who was in charge of the castle. Koner and Henk told her it was Sansa Stark and gave her a final warning, grabbing for her. However, she easily avoided them. Arya warned them what would happen if Sansa found out they had turned her sister away. As they argued about what to do with her, she snuck into the castle without them noticing. Quinn’s role is small, and it’s not known what his character went in to do after this scene. Being sworn to Winterfell, he was undoubtedly involved in the battle against the dead in “The Long Night”.

Who was Joseph Quinn in Stranger Things?


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Stranger Things is a popular series amongst Netflix viewers. In the most recent fourth season, actor Joseph Quinn portrays Eddie Munson, a sixth-year senior at Hawkins High School. Eddie was an electric guitar player in his band Corroded Coffin and the friend of Dustin Henderson, Lucas Sinclair, and Mike Wheeler.

Eddie is full of charisma and is the leader of the Hellfire Club, the official Dungeons & Dragons club of Hawkins High School. After the mysterious death of their classmate Chrissy, Eddie was spurred on to seek justice and joined forces with “The Party” and their allies to investigate the cause of her murder.

Eddie became the target of Chrissy’s boyfriend, Jason Carver, who believed him to be her murderer and rallied members of his basketball team together to track him down. They discovered that the interdimensional being, Vecna, was responsible for Chrissy’s death and was continuing to murder others.

Eddie was helped by Steve, Dustin, Caleb, Nancy, Max, and Robin, who knew the Upside Down. With their help, Eddie was able to stop Vecna from opening the gates, thus saving Hawkins from destruction. He assisted by performing an epic rendition of Metallica’s Master of Puppets to distract Vecna so Eleven could confront the demon.

Unfortunately, his brave act cost him his life as he was set upon by Demobats, which consumed him. Quinn’s performance as Eddie in Stranger Things earned him a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series. Despite this, Eddie was still misrepresented as a murderer and cult leader, but Dustin comforted his uncle, assuring him that those close to Eddie would never forget him.

Upcoming Joseph Quinn movies and TV shows


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Joseph Quinn’s career has taken off, putting him in the spotlight and earning him roles in big franchises. In October 2022, he became the official face of the Gris Dior fragrance. As of now, he’s set to star in the following projects.

A Quiet Place: Day One

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Joseph Quinn has landed his next project with the A Quiet Place movie, Day One. The actor is in talks to join the Paramount project, which Lupita Nyong’o will lead. Directed by Michael Sarnoski, who gained recognition for helming Nicolas Cage’s Pig, the film is based on an original idea from John Krasinski, who directed the 2018 surprise hit A Quiet Place and its 2021 sequel A Quiet Place: Part 2. Little is known about the plot of the upcoming movie, which is set to be released on March 8, 2024.



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Earlier this year, an exciting new drama from indie filmmaker Luna Carmoon was announced, starring Quinn. Titled Hoard, the movie began filming in April and will have an excerpt screened as part of a Works-in-Progress showcase. The showcase is intended to attract potential buyers and festival programmers.

The movie follows the story of mother and daughter Maria, who is first seen as a child and then as an 18-year-old navigating her past and present. Things become more complicated when a man named Michael (Quinn) comes to stay.

The synopsis reveals that Maria’s suppressed memories will haunt her and that grief never really heals. Hayley Squires and Saura Lightfoot Leon also star in the movie.

Gladiator 2


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Joseph Quinn is also set to appear as Roman Emperor Caracalla in Gladiator 2. Gladiator 2 is a follow-up to the much celebrated 2001 film Gladiator, starring Russel Crowe and directed by Sir Ridley Scott.

Paul Mescal will star as Lucius – the son of Connie Nielsen’s character Lucilla and Joaquin Phoenix’s Commodus from the original film. Barry Keoghan will also appear in the film as Emperor Gata and Denzel Washington will also appear in an undisclosed role. The film will also star Pedro Pascal.

The first Gladiator film grossed over $503 million USD worldwide, and thus the sequel is expected to follow suit. The film will get a theatrical release so that viewers can witness the spectacle of gladiatorial combat on the big screen. The film is also expected to release on Paramount+, as the IP is owned by Paramount Pictures.

Though a trailer for Gladiator 2 has not yet been released, attendees at CinemaCon were given a five-minute teaser as a preview in April 2024. The teaser featured Lucius Verus voiced by Paul Mescal commanding the Colosseum’s attention.

Though plot details for Gladiator 2 have not yet been revealed, the inclusion of Paul Mescal as Lucius indicate that the original storyline may be taken forward. Inspired by Maximus, the protagonist of the original moviw, Lucious may embark on his own journey into the gladitorial arena.

The movie is directed by Ridley Scott and written by screenwriter David Scarpa. Filming for the movie began in June 2023, and was temporarily halted by the SAG-AFTRA strikes. The movie hits theatres on November 22, 2024.

Fantastic Four (2025)


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Marvel Studios is now introducing the Fantastic Four to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie will be part of the ongoing Multiverse Saga.

Joseph Quinn will play Johnny Storm, The Human Torch, in this movie. He will star alongside two other Game of Thrones alumni. Pedro Pascal, who played Oberyn Martell, the Red Viper of Dorne, will also star in this movie. Pascal will play the role of Reed Richards, also known as Mr Fantastic.

Ralph Ineson, who played the Ironborn captain Dagmer Cleftjaw, will also appear in the movie. He will voice the character of Galactus. Alongside him will appear Julia Garner, playing his herald, Shalla-Ball, the Silver Surfer.

Actress Vanessa Kirby will appear as Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman. Ebon Moss-Bachrach will play the character of the Thing.

The film’s director is Matt Shakman, who has also been a director on Game of Thrones and directed WandaVision. Not much is known about the film, adhering to Marvel’s track record for secrecy.

Fans speculate that Dr. Doom will be cast in the movie as well, and the names of many prominent actors have been put forward. The movie will take audiences back to the 1960s with a retro-futuristic vibe.

The movie’s plot will likely involve the multiverse, potentially connected to The Kang Dynasty or Secret Wars.



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Joseph Quinn will also appear in the upcoming A24 film Warfare. He will star alongside Kit Connor, Will Poulter, Cosmo Jarvis, and Finn Bennett. Alex Garland and Ray Mendoza, the duo responsible for the acclaimed A24 movie Civil War, will direct the film.

Mendoza served over 16 years in the Navy, including as a member of Seal Team 5. He brings a wealth of real-world insight to the project. D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai will portray Mendoza in the movie.



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Joseph Quinn will also be the main star of the upcoming movie Relapse, directed by Bret Easton Ellis.

Ellis is an American writer well-known for his books based in Los Angeles. Many of his novels have been adapted into TV shows and movies. The most famous of these is American Psycho, the adaptation of which stars Christian Bale.

Ellis’ newest book, The Shards, is also being adapted as a TV show by HBO. Ellis’ stories often contain elements of horror. “Relapse” will be Ellis’ first venture into film directing.

The movie’s story follows Quinn’s character, Matt Cullen, who goes into rehab after a scary incident at a party. Upon his return home after three months, things don’t seem right to him.

Matt’s paranoia begins to grow, and social media and his instability fuel it as he struggles with his recovery. Strange things happen around him, and he starts to see a monster from his past. However, his therapist believes it’s all in his head.

The film will feature special effects by DDT SFX, known for their work on movies like Crimson Peak. Nicolas Rolland from SND, Adrian Guerra from Nostromo, and Simon Wallon from Kiss & Kill will produce it. SND will promote the movie at the European Film Market in Berlin.

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