Rose Leslie Wouldn't Speak to Kit Harington for Days After He Spoiled Game of Thrones's Ending

Helen Sloan, HBO
Helen Sloan, HBO

Though the premiere of Game of Thrones's final season is just a little over two months away, it feels like a lifetime to some fans. While they've been obsessively digging through Reddit for new theories of what may come, friends and family of the show's cast members are beginning to hear some major spoilers—whether they want them or not. Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, revealed that she has told “a few people” how the series ends (though her fiancé, Joe Jonas, has stated he doesn't want to know). Now, Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, has also let some important details slip.

In October, Harington told Esquire that he hadn’t told his wife—former co-star Rose Leslie—how Thrones ends, even going so far as to claim he wouldn’t be telling anyone. Leslie, who played Jon’s Wildling lover Ygritte in the show, obviously has a deeper connection to the story than just any everyday fan. Though Harington was adamant about not telling her, he appears to have reconsidered his silence.

While speaking on the Kiss Breakfast radio show on Friday, the actor confessed that he did tell Leslie the ending of Game of Thrones ... and regretted it.

"I told my wife last year how it ended, and she wouldn't talk to me for about three days," Harington said. "And she'd asked!"

This is why spoilers are never a good idea, no matter how badly we think we want them. Also, "last year"? Was Harington lying back in October when he promised he was keeping his mouth shut, or did Leslie get Harington's retelling of the finale as a Christmas gift?

When asked if he was satisfied with the ending, Harington wasn't able to give a firm yes or no. "It's a weird one to answer that," he said. "I can't really answer whether I'm happy or not. I don't think it's about happy or sad really. I’m satisfied with what they did, but I don't know whether I'll be really satisfied until I see it."

Game of Thrones returns to HBO on April 14, 2019.

Mark Hamill Confirmed How He'll Be Returning in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

We can always count on Mark Hamill to give us some early intel on the next Star Wars movie—whether the studios like it or not. And earlier this week, the 67-year-old actor came through for us yet again.

While attending the Child’s Play premiere, the Associated Press asked Hamill about The Rise of Skywalker and whether he would be involved in the final film in the Skywalker Saga. Hamill confirmed that he would indeed be making an appearance, and shed new light on how.

When asked if this would be his final appearance in the Star Wars franchise, Hamill replied, “I sure hope so,” before elaborating, “I had closure in [The Last Jedi]. The fact that I’m involved in any capacity is only because of that peculiar aspect of the Star Wars mythology where if you’re a Jedi, you get to come back and make a curtain call as a Force ghost.”

The fact that Hamill will appear as a Force ghost doesn’t come as a big shock to fans, as most have been convinced that was the only way he could return to the franchise. (He did die in the previous film, The Last Jedi, after all.) However, suspicious fans have been speculating about other ways he could come back, with some using promotional photos as possible evidence that Luke will be resurrected.

Despite knowing a major part of Luke Skywalker’s return in The Rise of Skywalker, we still have plenty of questions. We’ll just have to wait until the film debuts on December 20 to find everything out.

[h/t Associated Press]

Fans Are Rallying for Macaulay Culkin to Play Joker in The Batman

Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone (1990).
Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone (1990).
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After months of speculation, it was only recently announced that Robert Pattinson will be the next actor to don the Dark Knight's iconic cape in Matt Reeves's upcoming film The Batman. Unsurprisingly, the response to the casting news was mixed.

While it’s believed The Batman will center around a younger version of Bruce Wayne than we’ve seen previously, there is still a lot of mystery surrounding other major plot points—including which villains will be included, and who will play them.

We Got This Covered reports that various DC characters are being rumored to appear in the film, including Penguin, Catwoman, Riddler, Firefly, Two-Face, and the Mad Hatter. But fans are desperate to know if the most notable Batman villain will be included on the roster: the Joker.

Though there has been no mention of the Joker in conversations surrounding the new film, that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill—nor has it prevented fans from offering up their ideas on who could nail the iconic role, and Macaulay Culkin is apparently at the top of the list.

The former child star has not commented on the validity of the rumors, but many DC fans are on board with it, including digital artist Bryan Zapp who created an image of what Culkin would look like as the Joker.

Meanwhile, Todd Phillips's Joker, a standalone film focusing on the villain’s origin story and starring Joaquin Phoenix, is set to hit theaters on October 4.

Although it could get confusing, The Batman will be part of the DCEU, while Joker will not live in the shared universe, which means there could very well be two portrayals of the same character at the same time. Whether or not Culkin would take on the role—or if there will be a Joker at all—is only up for speculation right now.

[h/t We Got This Covered]

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