Game of Thrones will pause production for a very unexpected reason

We didn't see this one coming...

From the editors of InStyle US
Words by Olivia Bahou

Game of Thrones doesn’t have a great history with celebrations (see: the Red Wedding, Sansa and Joffrey’s reception), but at least fans have one wedding to root for when former co-stars and on-screen lovers Kit Harington and Rose Leslie get married. And according to Harington, Jon Snow and Ygritte’s real-life nuptials will be attended by so many cast members that filming will come to a halt.

The actor appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show over the weekend and recounted calling up a Game of Thrones producer to tell him the news. ‘I rang him up and I said, “I’m getting married and it’s your fault, actually,”‘ he joked, according to The Telegraph. ‘I was like, “You need to factor in a Game of Thrones wedding, by the way. [The cast] have all got to be there, so the whole thing has got to shut down.”‘

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But as to whether the wedding guests (and even bride and groom) will come in full GoT costume, Harington delivered a blow to Thrones fans. ‘There is absolutely no chance of me convincing [Rose] of that,’ he told Ross.

While this news means we could have to wait even longer for the final season of Game of Thrones to air on HBO, it’s worth the sure-to-be epic cast photos we’ll get from this wedding.

Considering production has begun on Season 8 and is expected to wrap up next summer, it sounds like the co-stars are expecting to wed within the year!

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