Some of the actors who are playing smaller roles in the show initially came to our attention because they read for the part of Jon Snow. We looked at many people, and Kit Harington really, really stood out. He was one of the strong contenders, right from the first. He had a great look for the character. His performance was wonderful. Prior to that, his biggest thing was the British stage play called War Horse, which I believe has just come to Broadway as well. He was very acclaimed in that, and we knew about that. He was a fabulous find for us. - George R.R. Martin
I’ve been in love with her since I was 11 years old and she’s the best thing that’s happened to me in my entire life.
“I love you present tense,” I whispered, and then put my hand on the middle of his chest and said, “It’s okay, Gus. It’s okay. It is. It’s okay, you hear me?” I had—and have—absolutely no confidence that he could hear me. I leaned forward and kissed his cheek. “Okay,” I said. “Okay.”
What Ward did:
- Insulted Maria Hill with a sexist comment after she insulted him about being a lapdog
- Made a comment that is commonly misinterpreted as a rape threat but was actually an unhealthy display of his affection for Skye (no rape threat, none at all)
What everyone else…
"I started by asking myself what I thought was sexy, and I came up with an answer pretty quickly. It had nothing to do with getting all dressed up in a skintight dress. For me, being sexy is about feeling comfortable enough to do something totally brave, like walk up to a cute guy and spark a great conversation.”
“Are you planning to follow a career in Magical Law, Miss Granger?” asked Scrimgeour.
“No, I’m not,” retorted Hermione. “I’m hoping to do some good in the world”
Happy 35th Birthday, Hermione Jean Granger! (September 19th, 1979)