'Leaked' cast list reveals fate of two specific Game of Thrones characters ahead of final season 7 months ago

'Leaked' cast list reveals fate of two specific Game of Thrones characters ahead of final season

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Right. Before we get into the thick of this, let us warn you that what follows may contain Game of Thrones spoilers.

**Warning: What follows may contain Game of Thrones spoilers**

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Excitement is building ahead of the final season of Game of Thrones, which, as you're probably more than well aware by now, premieres in April.

Obviously, there's a lot of unanswered questions following the finale of season seven, which saw the Night King and his army decimate The Wall with the help of  Daenerys' fallen dragon Viserion, advancing on Westeros.

In that final scene, many assumed Tormund and Beric Dondarrion, who had both been on The Wall as Viserion brought it crashing down, had perished.

They were last seen jumping from the ancient structure as it crumbled.

Now though, according to Watchers On The Wall, an online community of GoT fans, both characters may have survived.

This, they claim, is because of a cast list for the opening episode of season eight which was allegedly leaked on Friday.

The names of Kristofer Hivju and Richard Dormer - the actors who play Tormund and Beric respectively - are both said to feature.

As you might expect, HBO have declined to comment on the rumours.

Only last month, it was claimed one of the season eight teaser trailers had included a hint that Bran Stark, who featured in it along with his siblings, was in actual fact the Night King.

One thing we can be sure of in the time before the show finally returns is that there will be plenty more speculation along the way.

Buckle in. There's only a couple of months to go.