Ed Sheeran is headed to HBO. Us Weekly reports the musician will appear on season seven of Game of Thrones.
The epic fantasy drama stars Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Jonathan Pryce, and Iain Glen.
At SXSW this week, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss revealed Sheeran’s casting:
We knew that Maisie Williams was a big fan of Ed Sheeran. So for years we tried to get Ed on the show so we could surprise Maisie, and we finally did it.”
Season seven of Game of Thrones debuts on HBO on July 16th.
What do you think? Do you watch Game of Thrones? Are you a fan of Ed Sheeran?