Hafthor Julius Bjornsson

'Game of Thrones' Review: "The Mountain and the Viper"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 01, 2014 11:56 PM
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‘Game of Thrones’ season 4 conjures its eighth episode of the season, “The Mountain and the Viper,” as Tyrion's trial finally comes to pass with a shocking conclusion, while Daenerys discovers a traitor in her midst, and Sansa faces a difficult decision on Petyr Baelish.

'Game of Thrones' "The Mountain and the Viper" Preview: Tyrion's Trial By Combat Begins

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 30, 2014 12:38 PM
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http://youtu.be/LCpWf_ybG3Y
'Game of Thrones' may have taken this past week off for Memorial Day, but this coming Sunday will more than make up for it, kicking off the final three episodes of season 4 with an epic duel between "The Mountain and the Viper." Tyrion's trial is far from the only item of interest in the full set of photos however, as Jorah looks to be in hot water with Dany, and Arya and the Hound finally reach their new destinations.

'Game of Thrones' Season 4: First Look at New "Mountain" Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 03, 2014 11:41 AM
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http://youtu.be/RHWBZbi9vl8
You know, for a series as intricate and continuity-dependent as HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' the acclaimed adaptation of writer George R.R. Martin's work doesn't mind making a few major recasts along the way. Most notably, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is set to take up the role of Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in season 4, inherited from Ian Whyte and in turn Conan Stevens. While we wait, check out a first look at Björnsson in character!

'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Recasts The Mountain...Again!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 04, 2013 09:30 AM
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Last week we were shocked to learn that 'Game of Thrones' season 4 had tapped 'Treme' star Michiel Huisman' to replace Ed Skrein in the prominent role of Daario Naharis, though it seems the George R.R. Martin-adapted HBO drama has made a mountain of another replacement. Icelandic actor Hafthor Julius Bjornsson will take over the role of Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane, a role that had itself already once been recast, so why all the change?