With only a matter of days between now and the premiere of Season 5, all of the main cast of Game of Thrones are rushing through a flurry of interviews about their upcoming roles, as well as their various other projects. That’s where the trouble starts.
One of the “big” stories of this season has been, “The death you won’t see coming.” It’s been hyped in various ways through various actors and outlets since January, mentioned by everybody from Richard Madden on his Cinderella tour to Martin himself to the WiC staff in this speculative post. Entertainment Weekly compounded the question by reporting that a longtime actor who thought he would survive the season would be offed, but that’s not necessarily the shocking death that’s promised.
A couple of Game of Thrones cast members have inadvertently taken themselves off the death watch by casually mentioning that they’re scheduled to film Season 6. Who is definitely not on the chopping block for Season 5? So far….