Bad News: Kit Harington May Be Taking a Bit of a Break After Game of Thrones

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 2/20/2019 | Corinne Sullivan
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Jon Snow may know nothing, but to us, he's everything. Thirty-two-year-old English actor Kit Harington has portrayed the incredibly sexy Lord Commander of the Watch on Game of Thrones for almost a decade now, and it's difficult to imagine him doing anything other than guarding the Wall and battling White Walkers (especially since Harington married his onscreen lover, Rose Leslie, who played wildling Ygritte). But as the premiere of GoT's season eight approaches, we must acknowledge that Jon Snow's watch will soon end. So what exactly is next for Harington?

As heartbroken as we are about losing the Lord Commander, Harington himself is ready to ditch his furs and sword to take on new roles. "I'd like to step away and enjoy the obscurity, cut my hair, make myself less recognizable as the character, and go and do some other things with a completely new look and tone," Harington told Entertainment Weekly. He added, "I can't go into my next role looking the same. This role was brilliant, but I'll need to get rid of Jon Snow."

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While filming GoT, Harington took on several roles outside the world of Westeros, starring in films such as 2014's Pompeii, 2016's Brimstone, and 2018's The Death and Life of John F. Donovan. However, we're sorry to say that Harington doesn't currently have any film roles lined up for after GoT airs its final season. Filming for the last season was grueling, Harington admits, because even though it is only composed of six episodes, it took nearly a full year in Belfast to film, since every episode is practically the...
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