Twitter chastises Guillermo del Toro for not working on The Winds of Winter

A Twitter guy mistakes director Guillermo del Toro for author George R.R. Martin and chastises him for not working on The Winds of Winter!

Here’s a funny one for you on Friday: you know George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire who has been writing the long-awaited next book in his series, The Winds of Winter, for over a decade now? Great. And you know Guillermo del Toro, the movie director behind such awesome films as Pan’s Labyrinth and The Shape of Water? Great. And you know how if you squinted from about 100 paces away it’s possible you would mistake them for the same person if they were standing next to each other?

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 24: Director Guillermo del Toro attends The Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles celebrates The 94th Academy Awards at official residence of the Consul General of Canada on March 24, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles) — NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 03: George R. R. Martin attends the “Game Of Thrones” Season 8 Premiere on April 03, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Well, you can be the judge of that one. However, at least one dude on Twitter mistook one for the other after del Toro posted a picture of himself visiting…actually, I don’t know where this is. Any ideas?

Eager to chastise the man he assumed was George R.R. Martin for slacking off on his writing, the valient @SoyDemiurgo leapt into action…before quickly having it pointed out he had the wrong guy.

Now, just to clarify, this is all in good fun and there was no harm done, so please no one blast the dude for making a mistake. But I do think it’s funny that Game of Thrones fans are so tired of waiting for The Winds of Winter that even people who have nothing to do with the book are getting blamed for the delay.

The Winds of Winter will be out on store shelves on…just kidding, no one on Earth knows.

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