News / UK by Press Association 23/01/2019, 5:59 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Maisie Williams has conceded her role in Game of Thrones may be the pinnacle of her career – but described the show as “pretty bloody good”. The 21-year-old admitted she hoped she’ll never play a part like Arya Stark again because the character is “in a league of her own”. Speaking on a visit to Birmingham City University to launch her new app – Ms Williams said fans of the show will witness an “unexpected finale” to the series, which begins on April 14. Addressing what she believed Game of Thrones fans would be thinking at the end of the show, Ms Williams said: “I hope they really like it. I’m really proud of what we’ve done, but I ultimately don’t think anyone is ready for the show to finish. “I think it’s going to be very unexpected.” Asked if she was concerned about … [Read more...] about Maisie Williams concedes Game of Thrones may be pinnacle of her career
Kit Harington says the Game Of Thrones finale is such a secret that he has even kept it from his wife and former co-star Rose Leslie. The 32-year-old actor, who plays Jon Snow in the hit HBO series, told A-List that he has an “understanding” with Leslie, 31, whom he first met on set when she played his lover Ygritte. He said he also didn’t want to ruin her enjoyment of the show’s final series, which will be broadcast in April. “Spoilers are one of those things in my daily life which I just have to avoid,” he said. “Me and [Rose] and my friends all have an understanding now, which is that you don’t really want to know, even if you push me too hard.” Though Harington has become adept at keeping Game Of Thrones secrets, he said that his friends regularly try to trick him into sharing plot points from the fantasy drama — especially those that relate to who will finally sit on the Iron Throne. “A lot of people will try and … [Read more...] about Kit Harington keeps Game of Thrones finale a secret from wife Rose Leslie
Lifestyle / Entertainment / Film by Press Association 23/01/2019, 2:37 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Kit Harington has said he will never try to distance himself from the role that made him famous on Game Of Thrones. The actor shot to fame as Jon Snow in the hit series and it was where he met his wife, former co-star Rose Leslie. The show will come to an end after the upcoming series, which will debut in April, and Harington has previously admitted he is grieving its conclusion. He told the Press Association: “I’m really strangely calm about it all, and I think that’s probably kind of one of the signs of grieving or something, I don’t know. “I’ve reached that point of going, ‘Oh well that’s done’ and I know there’s going to be one last kind of feeling of ‘Wow, that’s over and done’. “But I’m looking forward to the celebrating of it, I’m looking … [Read more...] about Kit Harington: I will never distance myself from Game Of Thrones
As Game of Thrones is drawing to a close – the TV show will wrap up with this year's eighth series – fans needing their Westeros fix will soon be crying to the skies, "Just when is The Winds of Winter coming out?!" Unfortunately, notorious lazy-bones George RR Martin has still refused to name a date for when the much delayed sixth novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series (on which the HBO show is based) will be released. This has left millions of fans gnawing at their mouths in exasperation, while attempting to assemble clues from the scraps Martin has tossed their way in the last few years. Here's everything we know so far about the mystery book... When is The Winds of Winter coming out, and why has it taken so long to get here? George RR Martin has, to be fair, never been the most prolific of authors, with his last novel, 2011's A Dance of Dragons, taking six years to write. But a big part of the frustration over The Winds of Winter has been the … [Read more...] about When will George RR Martin’s book The Winds of Winter arrive, and what will it mean for Game of Thrones?
Stars from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and Star Wars are on their way to Burton - with the return of the highly popular Em-Con event. The annual comic book convention will take place at Burton Market Hall on Sunday, April 7 and will see the town's streets flooded with fanatics dressed up to resemble their favourite characters. A companion from Doctor Who, the presenter of much-loved children's games show Raven and an alien from Star Wars are among guests to have already signed up to the event following the success of two previous Em-Con events in the town. There will be a number of stalls set up in the market hall selling gifts and memorabilia from hundreds of different films, TV series, video games and comic book titles. Visitors are being encouraged to get in on the action and dress up to get in the mood. This is Staffordshire's only Em-Con, with annual occasions taking place in Burton, as well as other events run in Derby, Worcester and Nottingham. More than a thousand people have … [Read more...] about Star Wars, Game of Thrones and Doctor Who stars to visit Burton