Kit Harington is attached to reprise the role should a series move forward. The actor was twice nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of an action-hero
’ eighth-and-final season, Jon Snow discovered his true name was Aegon Targaryen, a potential heir to the Iron Throne.
In the series finale, he was exiled from Westeros and journeyed North of the Wall with the Wildlings to leave his old life behind.
Since completing his work across eight seasons of
, Harington has appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, co-starring in 2021’s
Perhaps most boldly from a creative standpoint, the project would upend
’ final season as the last word on the fates of the surviving character
in HBO’s most popular and Emmy-winning series of all time. In theory, the project could open the door for other surviving characters from the
universe to reappear – such as Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) and Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie).
This development news means there are now seven
projects in the works in addition to the upcoming
House of the Dragon
which debuts Aug. 21.
tells the story of a civil war within House Targaryen and is set about 200 years before the events in