Game of Thrones Star Iain Glen Just Spoiled Jorah Mormont's Fate

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HBO

The final season of HBO's fantasy epic ​Game of Thrones has more security than certain politicians, so there have barely been any substantive leaks from the shooting, the editing, or the production phases. However, it seems as if nobody told Iain Glen, who portrays the embattled Ser Jorah Mormont on the show, not to spill any details, as he just dropped a huge spoiler to the Daily Express.

Turns out that in a show where everyone from kings to common peasants can be killed off at a moment's notice, the exiled Lord of Bear Island makes it through to the end of the show.

"I am one of the lucky ones who ​made it through!" Glen said when asked about his character's position at the end of the season.

This is somewhat unsurprising as Jorah has been through a lot on the show, including things that would almost certainly kill another man. He has survived assassination attempts, gladiatorial combat, and even a deadly illness that nobody had ever been cured of before. This is all because his love and devotion to his queen, Daenerys Targaryen, is stronger than any mortal injury.

The final season of ​Game of Thrones is believed to be comprised of six feature-length episodes which will air sometime in the first half of 2019. While we now know that Jorah will make it through relatively unscathed, it's still up in the air if any of the other main characters will meet one of the series's signature gruesome deaths in the final season—though the early word is that your favorite character, whoever that may be, will be likely to die at some point during the final episodes.

Welcome to the Party, Pal: A Die Hard Board Game is Coming

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Win McNamee, Getty Images

On the heels of the 30th anniversary of the classic Bruce Willis action film Die Hard last year, tabletop board game company The OP has announced that John McClane will once again battle his way through Nakatomi Plaza. Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist is a board game officially licensed by Fox Consumer Products that will drop players into a setting familiar to anyone who has seen the film: As New York cop McClane tries to reconcile with his estranged wife, he must navigate a team of cutthroat thieves set on overtaking a Los Angeles high-rise.

The box art for the 'Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist' board game is pictured
The OP

The game is expected to have a one-against-many format, with one player assuming the role of McClane and the other players conspiring as the thieves to eliminate him from the Plaza.

The OP, also known as USAOpoly, has previously created games based on Avengers: Infinity War and the Harry Potter franchise. Die Hard has spawned four sequels, the latest being 2013’s A Good Day to Die Hard. Willis will likely return as McClane for a sixth installment that will alternate between the present day and his rookie years in the NYPD. That film has no release date set.

The board game is expected to arrive this spring.

[h/t MovieWeb]

Ralph Fiennes Doesn’t Want to See Anyone Else Play Voldemort

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Who knew actor Ralph Fiennes would be so possessive of his Voldemort role from the Harry Potter movies? After all the hours sitting in a makeup chair, putting on a bald cap, and making his nose disappear day after day, you’d think Fiennes would be ok with never playing this evil character again—especially considering that he almost turned down the role in the first place. But it seems that the character really grew on the two-time Oscar nominee. As Screen Rant reports, Fiennes has made it clear that if Voldemort is ever needed in a future film, he's ready to come back.

“Well, there are variants, aren’t there? Fantastic Beasts and things. I feel a kind of affection for Voldemort," Fiennes said while appearing on Newsnight. "So if there was a world in which Voldemort came back, I would be very possessive about wanting to reprise that."

Voldemort coming back was always a lingering danger in the early Harry Potter books and movies, as fans waited eagerly to see the Dark Lord reborn and return to full power. It was definitely worth the wait when we were finally able to watch Voldemort return toward the end of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth book—and movie—in the series.

As of right now though, it's uncertain whether Fiennes will ever get the chance to reprise his role. The only movies exploring the Wizarding World currently are the Fantastic Beasts films, which take place in 1927. Voldemort was born in 1926, so even if there would be a substantial time jump, Fiennes might be too old to play Voldemort. But at least we know that he is dedicated to the character, and that if Voldemort ever did come back, fans could count on him to jump right back into the role.

[h/t: Screen Rant]

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