Ian McShane Reveals ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 6 Spoilers
Ian McShane, a new cast member of the much-loved HBO series Game of Thrones, appeared on BBC Breakfast this week, declaring of the show “that’s one I can’t talk about.”
It didn’t stop him from dropping a huge spoiler anyways.
“I can give you one hint,” said McShane, “My character is an ex-warrior who’s become a peacenik.” He also added that he will “bring back a much-loved character everybody thinks is dead.”
This spoiler confirmed the fan theory that he’s playing the character Septon Meribald. McShane also went on to BBC’s Radio 5 to elaborate on his character and his role on the show.
“I have nursed a much-loved character back to life,” he explained. When the host pointed out that he could be referring to The Hound or Jon Snow, McShane replied, “It’s not the latter, it might be the former.”
Both Hound actor Rory McCann and Snow’s Kit Harrington have been spotted on the season 6 set, but the sorceress Melisandre is expected to be in charge of Snow’s resurrection. Other characters will be brought back this season, like Ned Stark, but he will be returning in a series of flashbacks and will reportedly be a young man, thus portrayed by a different actor.
Thrones returns on April 24.
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