Game of Thrones‘ Jon Snow was initially alleged to kill The Evening King in one of many present’s most dramatic episodes, it’s been revealed.
The present’s closing season aired final yr, with its third episode that includes the surprising second when Arya Stark fatally stabbed the Evening King along with her Valyrian metal dagger.
Whereas the massive second noticed Arya annihilating the King and his military of the lifeless, it’s now been revealed that one other character was initially lined as much as ship the essential blow.
Maisie Williams, who portrayed Arya for all eight seasons, advised The Hollywood Reporter that Jon Snow (performed by Package Harington) was first lined as much as kill the present’s predominant villain.
“Yeah, they did. He anticipated it to go that means, too,” Williams mentioned when requested concerning the fan expectation that Snow would kill the king.
“And he even mentioned, ‘It was going to go that means. Somebody advised me in season three that I used to be going to kill The Evening King.’ After which, he learn the script, and it was Arya the entire time. Yeah, I feel it will’ve been too apparent. I’m glad that it was Arya, truthfully. I feel I had the perfect storyline of the ultimate season.”
Williams also spoke to NME about her position in Sky’s new comedy Two Weeks To Dwell, and admitted that her position as an murderer will draw inevitable comparisons to that of Arya Stark.
“I feel it’s simply an unimaginable problem… I don’t really feel that there’s strain however that’s solely as a result of there are such a lot of different issues I wish to do. I additionally measure success in so many different methods,” she mentioned.
In the meantime, a Game of Thrones prequel called House of The Dragon is presently within the early levels of manufacturing.