Kit Harington is world famous for his leading role in the HBO TV series, “game of ThronesHis character, Jon Snow, earned him global recognition and numerous accolades; two Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Jon Snow’s character was reputed to be a tireless and charismatic leader. Being ostracized and treated differently from the Snow Stark family made him a fan favorite, as people could relate to his plight. Also, Harrington’s being easy on the eyes earned him more love from female fans. After the show, he took a break from acting to focus on his well-being, before returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Eternal.
Why did Kit Harington decline the role of superhero?
Harrington revealed that Eternal That was not the first comedic role he was offered. in an interview with total movie magazine, Harrington previously spoke of rejecting a separate superhero role. At the time of the proposal, he was still invested in the role of Jon Snow and was unwilling to part.
Harrington was still filming Game of Thrones and described his role as very demanding. He said, “It didn’t feel like the right thing at the right time, and I think I was right. My head was then in Jon Snow’s world.”
Although Harington never revealed which role he turned down, he also said that he did not like the role and it was not a good fit for him. In an interview on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle ShowThe actor talks about his mental health struggles during filming game of Thrones.
He needed a break, which explains why he was not ready to play a different role. “I think I kind of took a break after ‘Thrones’ where I said, ‘I don’t want to work for a year. I really want to focus on myself. I’m really glad I did that. did,” he said.
Kit Harington on playing the Black Knight in ‘Eternal’
Harrington makes his MCU debut Eternal As Dan Whitman, Black Knight, starred alongside major names including Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden. If you are well acquainted with the legend of the Black Knight, you know how he lost his glory when he became a villain. After being mortally wounded, the Black Knight falls into battle and hands over his magic sword to his nephew, Whitman. He sets Whitman on a mission to restore the glory of the Black Knight.
Unlike the superhero role, which he turned down, Harrington said Whitman felt right for him. The character’s immortality sold him on the role. He felt he could relate to Whitman and executed the role with ease.
What is the future of the Black Knight and Harrington in the MCU?
Whitman is the third reincarnation of the original Black Knight. From the previous comics, we can see that Whitman has a rich history. he painted in defenders And was involved in the Avengers-Defenders war. Miracle Fans expect to see more of Whitman, especially since he is portrayed by an outstanding actor.
Although he is just a mortal, Whitman’s lineage prepares his character for longevity. He was earlier with his ancestor, Sir Percy and whose spirit travels back in time to possess the former Black Knights. Harrington said he’s not sure whether the character moves forward, but he’s also hopeful.
Kit Harington is definitely a household name in Hollywood and is only rising more prominently. If his intrinsic role is appreciated, it will set him up for a bright future in the world of humour. Maybe even a single Black Knight series. In the meantime, we can only speculate, but seeing how well Harrington’s career has fared, we can expect greatness. In the actor’s own words, “And hopefully, I think this is just the tip of the iceberg for my character. I hope.”
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