While HBO is taking new safety precautions against spoilers ahead of the premiere of Game of Thrones season 6, Ian McShane, who has a small but important role in the show, is not going to keep secrets. Although the actor did not reveal his character's name, he did give a few hints about who he is and highlighted his importance for the upcoming season.
"My character is a former warrior who became a supporter of peace. Well, I lead the group people, something like a cult, a peaceful tribe. I'm bringing back one of my favorite characters, whom everyone considers dead, "- in particular McShane said in an interview with BBC Breakfast.
McShane's last words may concern many characters, presumed dead, however, given new information about McShane's hero's past, it can be assumed that we are talking about a man named Elder Brother, the abbot of the septria on the Quiet Island, with whom Brienne of Tarth meets in the novel "Feast for Vultures."
, its role in the narrative outline is important. It was he who found the dying Sandor "Dog" Clegan (Rory McCann), who was last seen in the series in the fourth season finale, left to fate by Arya Stark (Maisie Williams). Confirmation of this theory can be considered rumors that in August 2015 McCann was spotted in Belfast, where the shooting of the sixth season of the show was taking place at that time.
Recall that the day before it became known that Ian McShane was approved for the role of Mr. Wednesday in the movie adaptation of "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman,
The Topic of Article: Ian McShane talks about his Game of Thrones hero.