Home Film & TVFantasy Ed Sheeran Guest Starring on ‘Game of Thrones’

Ed Sheeran Guest Starring on ‘Game of Thrones’

by Neil Bui

Musical artist Ed Sheeran will be a guest star on Season 7 of Game of Thrones, the epic fantasy drama on HBO.

Ed Sheeran will be making a guest star appearance on 'Game of Thrones' season 7.

Ed Sheeran will be making a guest star appearance on ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7.

The news was revealed by show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss March 12 at SXSW (South by Southwest) during a panel moderated by stars of the show Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.

Benioff said:

For years, we tried to get Ed Sheeran on the show to surprise Maisie, and this year we finally did it.

No details whatsoever have been released about Sheeran’s role.

The “Shape of You” singer is joining a group of other artists who have been featured on the show in cameo roles such as Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, Will Champion from Coldplay, Sigur Rós, and Mastodon.

Weiss said:

A lot of [music artists] say they would like to [be on the show], and then we tell them [shooting a scene] is so boring. You’re gonna hate this – yo’re going to be sitting around three days for 12 hours a day.

Game of Thrones returns to HBO for season 7 July 16.

Thanks for reading this article!

If you’d like to share your thoughts in reaction to what you just read, then feel free to leave a comment below or click here to submit your own opinion piece. The Dorkaholics Team is always on the look for new, additional voices to join us, share their own unique perspectives, and contribute to the diverse platform we are building in our corner of the internet and pop culture community.

Join the discussion

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.