Game of Thrones is Casting Tiny Tots for Season 8

TVGuide.com | 9/13/2017 | Lindsay Macdonald
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Now that the well has run dry for new Game of Thrones episodes, it's time to turn our eyes to the future and final season. Since the show is back in production, spoilers can and will start leaking out, and the first "leaks" are casting calls for two new roles in Season 8.

Both roles are for children, according to Watchers on the Wall, one for a young girl, age 8, and another for a boy, age 8-12. Child casting typically means flashbacks, but we're not ruling out current characters for these kids just yet.

Girl - Girl - Someone - Remarkable - Dauntlessness

The girl is described as "a straight-talking Northern-accented girl, someone remarkable for her dauntlessness and integrity." Her grit probably comes from being brought up in family of fearless soldiers, and the character description makes sure to note her fighting spirit. This role sounds remarkably like Lyanna Mormont (Bella Ramsey), but there's simply no way they're recasting that role. Not only is the age requirement too young, there's just no way they're going to find someone as powerful as Ramsey to play her. The character could wind up being another member of House Mormont or one of the other Northern houses that might come into play now that the White Walkers are invading their territory.

On the other hand, if we look into flashback territory, there's always a chance that this girl could be a young Arya (Maisie Williams), or even Lyanna Stark (Aisling Franciosi), who we know had a...
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