Winter is right here and with it comes the Night King (Vladimir Furdik, who changed Richard Blake) and his military of the undead.
Armed with a zombie ice dragon, the Night King is not simply on a campaign to transform all of Westeros into his private pantheon of White Walkers in Game of Thrones‘ eighth and ultimate season; he is additionally on a mission to kill a selected particular person. During a chat with Entertainment Weekly, Furdik teased the antagonist’s private vendetta.
“People will see he has a target he wants to kill, and you will find out who that is,” he stated. “There’s additionally that second [in “Hardhome”] when Jon Snow was on the boat and the Night King checked out him and raised his arms — there’s an identical and even stronger second between Jon and the Night King this time.”
Who may it’s? Our Braavosi gold is on Jon Snow (Kit Harington), who has been operating round Westeros and warning individuals about the specter of the White Walkers. If anybody has executed sufficient to piss off the Night King, it is Jon. Furdik admitted that many followers strategy him and ask him to kill Jon Snow; the Night King, whereas purely evil, has an enormous fan base.
The bastard who is not really a bastard is the one amassing a military of the dwelling to struggle these monsters till the final breath. This epic struggle, dubbed “The Battle of Winterfell,” can be depicted in its personal episode (three out of six) directed by “Battle of the Bastards” alum Miguel Sapochnik. The episode is so large that it will flit between every kind of genres, making “The Watchers on the Wall” seem like a pleasant fencing match.
“Somebody made him the Night King,” Furdik added. “Nobody knows who he was before — a soldier or part of [nobility]. He never wanted to be the Night King. I think he wants revenge. Everybody in this story has two sides — a bad side and a good side. The Night King only has one side, a bad side.”
Season Eight of Game of Thrones will premiere on HBO on April 14.