Did 'Game Of Thrones' Showrunners Confirm That Major Jon Snow Theory?


Kit Harington may not be the best at keeping secrets, as his uncut hair at Wimbledon revealed over the weekend. But we expected a lot more secrecy from "Game of Thrones" showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff.

Spoiler alert for the "Game of Thrones" Season 5 finale.

As it turns out, the two writers practically confirmed a major Jon Snow fan theory months ago, and we all missed it. As fans of the show know, Harington's Jon Snow was killed off in the "GoT" Season 5 finale. While this could mean Jon is simply dead, fans have speculated numerous ways the former Lord Commander of the Night's Watch could eventually return. One of those theories is that Jon will warg into his direwolf Ghost, or that he possibly already warged in the final moments of the episode. While this is just a theory, Weiss and Benioff have already discussed it in public.

Earlier this year, Weiss, Benioff, Harington and John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) discussed the series during a roundtable at the Oxford Union. When a fan asked what other character Harington and Bradley would want to play on the series, Harington said, "I'd like to be a warg. I'd like to put myself into a wolf." Yes, Harington actually said those words before we ever saw Jon Snow get stabbed. 

Even more shocking is what Weiss said in response. "Two words for you: Season 6." Either Weiss was just joking and playing into the fan theory, or he accidentally let a huge spoiler slip. Following the Season 5 finale, Harington flat out told Entertainment Weekly that he's "dead" and "not coming back next season." But that doesn't necessarily mean we won't see Jon outside of his physical body, whether that happens in Season 6 or possibly Season 7. Or perhaps it was just a cruel joke and Jon is really gone for good.

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