As we've learned so well in seven seasons of Game of Thrones : Everyone is dying, but nobody is really dead in this show. And now, Watchers on the Wall – the normally reliable fan page by Game of Thrones – says she has received the Game of Thrones cast list of Eighth Eight, which contains some unexpected names. 19659002] This list includes Kristofer Hivju and Richard Dormer, who play Tormund and Beric Dondarrion. When we last saw them, Tormund and Beric were up on the wall when the Night King tore them down with his Ice Dragon. But when the wall fell, it was unclear whether Beric and Tormund had collateral damage while running. In the seventh season, Dormer told me that his character ̵
That means fans must be worried that we'll never see his burning sword again. As for Tormund, he was another fan favorite, especially because of his sexual tension with Brienne von Tarth. Even Hivju himself had doubts about whether the figure was still alive after the seventh season.
"I really do not know," he told the Hollywood Reporter . "It does not look good, does it? … Realistically, when you're on an ice wall and it's hundreds of feet high … When I was younger, I was a competition climber. I have to say, it does not look good man, it really does not look good. "
Now these two actually seem to return. Performers also include some characters who have made shaky conclusions in the seventh season, including Carice van Houten (who plays Melisandre who was last after Volantis) and Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy, who was imprisoned by Euron).
Great to see that they may be back before they all inevitably die.