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Who Plays Wun Wun on Game of Thrones? It's a Familiar Face to Fans

21 June 2016 6:00 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Image Source: HBO There are many key players who help win the battle in Game of Thrones' "The Battle of the Bastards." Jon Snow leads the group, Sansa helps gather more troops, and Tormund is definitely a scrappy fighter. However, reclaiming Winterfell is what truly puts the nail in the coffin, and it couldn't happen without Wun Wun. Image Source: HBO The wildling giant is always a force to be reckoned with in battle; in the most recent fight, he breaks down the door of Winterfell to let Jon Snow and the rest of his army inside. But who plays this character (who sadly won't be returning), and how do they create the illusion of him being so tall? The answer is Welsh actor Ian Whyte. The actor has actually had multiple roles on the show, including a White Walker, another giant, and Gregor Clegane ("the Mountain"). The actor »

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Promo images for Game of Thrones season 6 episode 9 – ‘Battle of the Bastards’

15 June 2016 11:29 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s Jon Snow vs. Ramsay Bolton this coming Sunday in ‘Battle of the Bastards’, the hotly-anticipated ninth episode of Game of Thrones season six. We’ve already seen a promo [watch it here], and now we’ve got eight images from the episode featuring Jon (Kit Harington), Ramsay (Iwan Rheon), Ser Davos (Liam Cunningham), Tormund (Kristofer Hivju), Sansa (Sophie Turner) and Wun Wun (Ian Whyte); check them out here…

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Game of Thrones' "Battle of the Bastards" Is Jon Snow vs. Ramsay Bolton and the Results Look Epic

15 June 2016 11:15 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's the moment everybody has been waiting for, perhaps Game of Thrones' most epic showdown yet: Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) square off. It's the "Battle of the Bastards." HBO has released a bevy of new images that feature Jon Snow, Ramsay Bolton, Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham), Tormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju), Wun Wun (Ian Whyte) all ready for battle. Aside from the horse shots (which there are a lot of, it is war after all), there are a ton of action shots. Everything you need to know about the episode, which HBO didn't release a description for, is in the title: "Battle of the Bastards." In a previously »

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Game Of Thrones season 5: what we learned from the Blu-rays

10 March 2016 8:08 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




We’ve scoured the episode commentaries from the Game Of Thrones season 5 Blu-ray set - and here are 125 things we found out.

Warning: contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones season 5.

You're busy people. We know this. Much as you'd like to, you may not have time to watch a dozen hours of Game Of Thrones episode commentaries in order to glean the odd fact with which to impress/bore your nearest and dearest.

That's where we come in. 

Below are 125 Things We Learned from the Game Of Thrones season five Blu-ray set, packaged for your edification. Number 64 will blow your mind!!! Hang on, no, that one's not actually very interesting. But some of the rest of them are. A bit, anyway. Well, we thought so.

1. The original pilot script described the opening credits as from the perspective of a raven flying over a map from Castle Black to King’s Landing. »

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