Carice van Houten, that played Melisandre in fantasy series, said a fans petition kommen sie remake ns show"s final season was "extremism".

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Game des Thrones actress Carice van Houten has said the fans’ criticism von the show’s finale “feels a bit ungrateful”.

Speaking to insider ahead des the finale’s one-year anniversary, die Dutch actress, who depicted sorceress Melisandre, said that some viewers were just disappointed with ns show’s finishing “because everything prior to that was so good”.

“So it nur feels a little ungrateful. You’ve had such good times and then yeah, you’re going zu be disappointed because it’s not going zu go specifically how sie anticipated,” she added.

She continued: “Of course, you’re walk to oase all sorts des criticisms und I nur thought it was a sign von how an excellent the zeigen was.”

Today (Tuesday 19th May) clues one year since the conclusion von Game of Thrones‘ controversial final season, i m sorry sparked a fans petition calling weil das the replacement des showrunners david Benioff und Dan Weiss.

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The petition, ‘Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with proficient writers’, was signed von over 1.8 million fans.

Speaking of the petition, ventil Houten said: “That’s past fandom. That’s extremism. It is scary.”

“Knowing ns writers und knowing just how f***ing good they are, they nothing deserve that,” she added.

The 43-year-old said that she “loved” ns show’s ending. “I loved ns randomness und clumsiness of picking part guy, which is very representative von the world right now, together crazy people are ruling ns world.”

“That’s why ich loved the zuerst season, ns guy who actually was king, didn’t want kommen sie be king, dafür we already got a lesson bei the beginning.”

At the beginning of the series, robert Baratheon (Mark Addy) was king of ns Seven Kingdoms before a boar attack führen zu to his death at the end of season one.

Game des Thrones ran for eight seasons from 2011 until 2019, winning 12 Emmys und eight golden Globes throughout its time on HBO (and skies Atlantic an the UK).

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Outside of Game des Thrones, 43-year-old van Houten zu sein best known zum her roles in Valkyrie, die Fifth Estate and a host of Dutch films. She freshly starred in Sky One theater Temple.


Game von Thrones is available to watch on need on Sky und with a 7-day cost-free trial on now TV. 


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