connectVideo’Game of Thrones’ fans furious after the series finale did not meet the expectations
After eight seasons of dragons, sword fights, ice zombies and giant battles, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans finally get the answer to the question: “Who will ultimately end up on the Iron Throne?’ Unfortunately, for many fans, that answer was quite disappointing. With large swings be taken to the left and to the right in the series finale, it seems opinions on the HBO hit show’s last season were as cold as the winter came.
Richard Madden’s life literally changed overnight.
Before landing his breakthrough role on “Game of Thrones” as the noble Robb Stark, the once-struggling actor could not pay his rent and barely had enough money for one meal per day.
During an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Thursday, Madden confessed he was alive from about $5 per day.
“I had two options: I could either buy a meal or a newspaper and a pint,” he revealed. “It went the other way.”
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When Madden got the call about “Thrones,” he thought the series should have, a small cult, because the book’s popularity. He had never thought that it would spiral into the biggest show on TV.
“I was on my last month’s rent,” he recalled about that period in his life. “I asked my agent for an advance, and that helped me get through the next little bit.”
And if his acting career didn’t work out, Madden said that he was willing to go back to his parents ‘ house and evaluate things.
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The 32-year-old played Robb in the first three seasons, but was tragically killed in what is now known as The Red Wedding. In 2018, Madden landed a major role in the BBC thriller “Bodyguard.”
The series was picked up by Netflix, and his talent earned him a Golden Globe award for best actor in a TV drama.
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“I thought that this would only be a small show in the united kingdom,” he said Fallon. “And then it is also a little bit carried away with himself, so I was super excited about it.”