New Game of Thrones Fan Theory Predicts That Cersei Lannister Will Die, and How

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Helen Sloan, HBO

When it comes to Game of Thrones, viewers understand that no character—not even the most beloved—is immune to being killed off (and often in a brutal way). While few people would describe Cersei Lannister as "beloved," she is one of the series' key antagonists, and a big part of what makes the show tick. And while she seems pretty certain that she'll be left standing when winter comes to an end, a fan theory is predicting that Lena Headey's character will be one of the many who will bite the dust by the time season 8 is over.

To fully understand this theory, we need to go back to season 5's "The Wars to Come," when—in a flashback—we see a young Cersei meet with fortune teller Maggy the Frog, who reveals the prophecy for future Queen's life when she tells her: "And when your tears have drowned you, the valonqar shall wrap his hands about your pale white throat and choke the life from you." Valonqar means "little brother" in High Valyrian, and many have taken that to mean that either Jaime or Tyrion will ultimately be the one to kill Cersei. However, this newest theory poses a different idea entirely.

Redditor Namez_Are_Hard suggested that it may not be Cersei's literal brother who kills her, but the little brother of her children:

"What if she’s pregnant with another son, and while giving birth to him, she dies. She is killed by the Valonqar. Nowhere in Mag's prophecy does it say HER valonqar, just THE valonqar."

The child would be the younger brother of Cersei's three already-dead children—Joffrey, Myrcella, and Tommen—and many fans are wondering if it could potentially be their "little brother" who ends Cersei, and not her younger brothers.

The theory is certainly interesting. We'll be waiting to see how—and if—Cersei meets her fate.

The Office Star Angela Kinsey Would Love to Do a Reunion Special

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Whenever a classic TV show is brought back for a revival, it usually splits the fanbase in half. While some people are happy to see their favorite characters return, others are worried about the series coming back in lackluster fashion. And when it comes to the idea of a potential reboot of The Office, the series' cast is just as split.

Steve Carell has been very public about not wanting NBC to bring the show back, but Angela Kinsey is siding with co-stars John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and Ellie Kemper about welcoming a potential return to Scranton. The 48-year-old actress, who portrayed Angela Martin on the series, recently spoke with, confirming she’d love to revisit the show.

"I would definitely be up for a reunion," Kinsey said. "I know a few cast members have talked about a special reunion episode to see where everyone is at. I would love that!"

Although many are torn on the idea of bringing The Office back, most fans would certainly be curious enoug to tune in and see what's going on with the Dunder Mifflin crew. Kinsey is no exception, saying, “I would love to know where these people are! I loved the show, I still love the show. I think it really holds up. I'm so thrilled that new audiences are finding it, so I would love that!"

Will it ever happen? It's hard to say. But while we wait to see if any official announcement is made, you can at least still binge The Office on Netflix and try to imagine what creepy thing Cousin Mose is doing these days.


Harry Potter Fans Don’t Want to See the Movies Rebooted, Surprising No One

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© 2011 Warner Bros. Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling

Although the Harry Potter franchise has one of the most dedicated fan bases in the world, that doesn’t mean fans are ready to see the series rebooted just yet. Yes, that would mean more movies to feed one’s obsession, but the general consensus is that it would be entirely too soon. Don’t believe us? A new poll might just prove it. asked more than 2000 Potterheads if Warner Bros. should reboot the Harry Potter movie series, and a whopping 72 percent said they’re against it. The website also asked fans if reboots were made, how they should be done. Of those polled, 41 percent voted for it to be a direct sequel about Harry’s son, 35 percent voted for a spinoff TV series, 13 percent wanted another Fantastic Beasts spinoff, and a measly 11 percent showed support for a remake of all eight original films.

While it doesn’t look like a reboot will be in the works anytime soon (J.K. Rowling’s representatives just debunked a report about a TV series), that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for the future. Even star Daniel Radcliffe has entertained the idea, saying he believes he won’t be the last Potter portrayal he’ll see in his lifetime. But as long as Rowling and fans are against it, we probably won’t have to worry about it for a while.