Game of Thrones: Kit Harington joins Leslie Jones for SNL promo; plus a brand new poster


We nonetheless have yet another weekend to go earlier than Game of Thrones returns for its eighth and remaining season on HBO, however that does not imply we’ll be fully free of latest Westeros content material, particularly on Saturday evening. 

To promote the upcoming remaining season of the collection that made him a star, Kit Harington — who performs Jon Snow, certainly one of Thrones‘ most essential characters — will host Saturday Night Live for the primary time this weekend, and the present is not shy about simply how a lot enjoyable they will have with the King within the North.

The official SNL YouTube channel on Wednesday launched a promo for Harington’s episode, co-starring Game of Thrones superfan Leslie Jones, and it is principally one lengthy, low-budget recap of the final couple of seasons. Dressed in various costumes and making her personal enthusiastic sound results, Jones recreates the whole lot from the battle at Hardhome to the autumn of the Wall, after which she brings in Harington to play Jon Snow to her Daenerys Targaryen. 

When Harington — who on this planet of this promo, was pulled into this wild fantasy proper from the SNL reception space — asks when he is truly going to get to work on the present, Jones decides to supply up some punishment within the type of a stroll of disgrace. 

We can anticipate much more Game of Thrones-inspired shenanigans when Saturday Night Live airs dwell coast-to-coast this Saturday at 11:30 p.m. EST. 

Plus, we have now much more Game of Thrones goodness to share, this time courtesy of HBO, which has dropped a brand new poster for the upcoming remaining season.

As with the current “Aftermath” teaser that exhibits us a desolate Winterfell, this poster may be very a lot a prediction of what’s going to occur if the Night King wins, accompanied by the tagline “The great war was here.” Jon Snow has been predicting for some time now that anybody who’s nonetheless squabbling over the Iron Throne whereas the military of the lifeless remains to be on the market will solely be ruling over a wasteland, and this poster depicts that very factor. We nonetheless don’t know how this combat will end up, however HBO’s advertising shouldn’t be making it look good for our heroes. 

Game of Thrones returns April 14 on HBO.


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