The fans of the HBO show who haven’t read the books might not be too familiar with him, but the book-nerds know him very well. In fact they can tell you at length about about how annoyed they were when the character got recast and subsequently had very few scenes. We’re talking about ‘The Mountain’, brother of ‘The Hound’, whose biggest moment on the show was cutting a horse in half. He isn’t a pleasant person. Anyway, he has been recast this season, for he has a prominent role to play. And the guy who’s going to play him is callled Hafthor Julius Bjornsson. Yes, he has ‘thor’ in his name. And here he is, in costume: (via instagram)
Are you ready for Game of Thrones? SPOILER: This season is going to be awesome.