Game of Thrones' Mark Addy on King Robert's Exit and the Upcoming Power Struggle

game of thronesWhile Ned's (Sean Bean) betrayal to the Lannisters at the hands of Littlefinger (Aiden Gillen) was probably the biggest talking point of "You Win or You Die," episode seven of HBO'sGame of Thrones, something else happened in that episode: King Robert (Mark Addy) died. His death was handled rather quickly to make room for the bigger power play that was about to go down, but after being gored by a boar while hunting and trying his darndest to give Ned the title of Protector of the Realm until Joffrey came of age, Robert Baratheon died, quietly, offscreen. And then all hell broke loose. His younger brother Renly escaped King's Landing on horseback (don't worry, we'll see him later) and his older brother Stannis is currently the rightful heir to the throne (we'll see him as well), but Mark Addy's tenure on the show is finished. Talking to Access Hollywood, Addy shared on the king's death and what's in store for the future of Game of Thrones. Read More...


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