The actor played noble Eddard “Ned” Stark in the successful HBO adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy novels.
Fans of the series will remember Stark’s memorable death at the end of the first season when he was beheaded at the behest of King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson). The series then tells the story of his children’s lives.
But for Bean, Ned’s execution is where the series ended.
the the Lord of the Rings The star revealed that he had seen nothing more than the death of his character.
When asked if he had watched the controversial final episode of the show’s eighth season, Bean asked time: “No, what happened? “
Fighting the writers’ concerns that they would ruin everything for Bean if he wanted to watch the show in the future, the actor replied, “I’ll have forgotten by then just keep going. ”
Hearing the show’s ending, which sees Bran Stark become King of Westeros and Sansa Stark as Queen of the North, Bean asked, “So, has Winterfell stayed apart? Oh, good for them.
The hugely popular fantasy series came to an abrupt end in 2018, with many fans complaining about its hasty final season. Millions of viewers have signed a petition demanding that season eight be re-filmed.
Game of thrones Star Charles Dance, who played Tywin Lannister, joined the choir, saying he was also “disappointed” with the closing chapter.
Elsewhere in the interview, the 62-year-old compared the show’s fictional location, King’s Landing, in Hollywood, describing LA as “a very shallow and quite depressing place.”
“My mentality didn’t quite match theirs,” he said.
Following the success of Game of thrones, a spinoff series called House of the Dragon, starring Olivia Cooke and Matt Smith, is currently on HBO.
This is one of six separate Game of Thrones-related projects in development at the studio.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Jon Snow becomes King of Westeros when in fact Bran Stark does.