The "Game of Thrones" actor added that in addition to the high heels he was required to wear, his costume weighed 33 pounds, making the long filming sessions even more excruciating.
Jon's Targaryen link is further exposed in his dealing with one of the two surviving dragons, named Rhaegal (after Jon's father, Rhaegar, which he doesn't know yet.) "Only Targaryens can ride dragons, and that should be a sign for Jon", Benioff said. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first episode of season eight landed on the AT&T-owned service around 5 pm ET, instead of its 9 pm ET premiere time on Sunday. And the character who provided meme material for social media users was Bran Stark.
The show revealed this will be the last season of the Sky Atlantic show and Kit told Esquire Magazine how he unexpectedly felt during the filming of the final scenes.
Based on the popular book series "A Song of Ice and Fire", by George R.R. Martin, the Emmy-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom.
Last season, "Game of Thrones" averaged 32.8 million viewers per episode, up from 25.7 million the season before.
The final season of Game of Thrones premiered on Sunday evening and it seems TV-viewing audiences are split.
Back nearly two years after Season 7 premiered, Sunday's "Winterfell" Season 8 debut snared 17.4 million viewers for the premium cabler on-air and HBO Go and HBO Now. However, after the episode had drawn to an intense close, I perused the platform and was a little taken aback by how quickly and brazen people were being about posting plot specifics and pivotal screenshots.
"Game of Thrones" has pulled off an impressive feat throughout its run, by managing to consistently grow its audience with each new season.
Not only did Jon reconnect with Arya and Bran Stark after years of separation, he also came face-to-face with Samwell Tarly, who he hasn't seen since Sam left the Night's Watch to travel to the Citadel to further his studies.