During a Tuesday appearance on Live!, the 46-year-old actor — who plays Jaime Lannister on Thrones — spoke about the rise of a new Jon following his miraculous resurrection. After the host criticized him for leading him to believe the former Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch was permanently dead, Coster-Waldau built on the hype surrounding the confirmation of the popular R+L=J theory in the season six finale.
“He was [dead],” he said. “The thing is, Jon Snow is dead, but Jon Stark-Targaryen has risen from the dead.”
Of course, the HBO drama’s cast is famous for deliberately misleading fans, so it’s best to take anything they say with a grain of salt. “I mean, I’m just making that up,” he added after a pause.
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