Game Of Thrones star Isaac Hempstead-Wright says that a lot of unresolved storylines will start to come together in the show’s new series.
Hempstead-Wright returns as noble teenage prophet Bran Stark in season six, having missed out on season five.
Speaking at NME Awards, the actor told Loaded: “You’ll see things in season six that have never quite made sense before – and now it will all start to tie up.
“Stories all start to come together to make sense. I know we say this every season, but this series sees everything get bigger and bigger and bigger.”
Hempstead-Wright admitted he was disappointed that Stark missed out on season five. His character returns after losing the use of both legs, having been thrown out of a window by Jamie Lannister when Stark discovered his incestuous relationship with Cersei Lannister.
“I don’t doubt I’m going to release a single one day”
The 16-year-old said: “It was a shame not being in season five, but it was the right time for me to take a year out.
“I hadn’t done any acting in that whole year out, so it was quite a shock to the system to go back on a freezing cold film set. Once I was back into it, it was great fun.”
Kent-based Hempstead-Wright added that, despite his Game Of Thrones success, he is determined to go to university.
“I always wanted to study physics,” he explained. “But now I’m not so sure. I really love music, and I’d maybe like to study music now.” Asked if that meant he could one day release a single, like his Game Of Thrones co-star Iwan Rheon, Hempstead-Wright replied: “Yeah, maybe. I don’t doubt you’ll see a single from me.”
As well as Game Of Thrones, Hempstead-Wright has starred in horror film The Awakening and Channel 4 show Boxtrolls.
Game Of Thrones returns for series six on April 24 on Sky Atlantic. See below for our video interview with Natalie Dormer on the show’s return.
Loaded’s deputy editor John Earls has covered entertainment and sport across a range of national newspapers, plus several football and music magazines, since 1990. Follow him on Twitter at @EarlsJohn