1. Sean Bean played soccer with his prosthetic head after dying.
If anyone should be unfazed by dying on screen, it should be Sean Bean. The dude just doesn’t have a great life expectancy. But after getting beheaded on “Game of Thrones,” the actor admitted during a Reddit AMA that he was a bit creeped out by his prosthetic head. He got over it, though. “We just kicked it around like a football,” Bean said.
2. Jaime Lannister absolutely despises wearing his armor.
While talking with The Huffington Post, actor Ian Beattie, who plays Meryn Trant on the show, revealed Nikolaj Coster-Waldau “uses every possible chance he gets to get out of the armor,” saying it’s too heavy. “Between you and me, Nikolaj is a bit of a wuss,” Beattie joked.
3. Actors were shocked the Jon Snow scene wasn’t removed from their scripts.
Deobia Oparei, who plays Areo Hotah on the show, told HuffPost actors received the whole script for the Season 5 finale and he was shocked that the Jon Snow death scene hadn’t been redacted. “I was surprised that we all got it,” he said. “I thought they would’ve omitted those pages so it was really kept close to the chest. I read it, and I was shocked.”