Liam Cunningham expresses eagerness to reprise his role as Sir Davos Seaworth in HBO’s upcoming Jon Snow spinoff series within the “Game of Thrones” universe. The actor, promoting his part in the upcoming Dracula movie “The Last Voyage of the Demeter” in an interview with Den of Geek before the SAG-AFTRA strike, shared that he personally contacted “Thrones” co-star Kit Harington to discuss the return of Davos to the screen.
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“I did send [Kit] a text saying, ‘Better Call Davos,’” Cunningham revealed. “I haven’t heard anything back. You probably know more than I do. I wish them the best to whoever’s involved in it, and if the check is big enough, I might even show up again!”
Cunningham made his first appearance as Davos in the second season of “Game of Thrones.” Initially serving as the right-hand man to Stannis Baratheon, the character transitioned to become one of Jon Snow’s most reliable advisors following Stannis’ demise in Season 5.
In June 2022, Variety confirmed that HBO was in the early stages of developing a Jon Snow spinoff featuring Kit Harington. The original series concluded with Jon’s exile from Westeros, as he ventured beyond the Wall to join the wildlings and embark on a new chapter. The spinoff is expected to continue the narrative from this point, with George R.R. Martin revealing that Harington himself conceived the idea for the series.
While the prospect of Cunningham reprising his role as Davos is uncertain, he remains confident that the legacy of the “Game of Thrones” franchise will endure.
“I think ‘Game of Thrones’ is one of those things that after each decade, people are going to discover as if the previous decade had forgotten it,” Cunningham remarked. “I think it’s going to be rediscovered. I think it’s a bit like Dracula. Dracula gets rediscovered and reinterpreted every few years. The original ‘Game of Thrones’ was a phenomenon. Nobody could have predicted that it would turn into some kind of cultural phenomenon, and they’re very, very difficult to design. You build it, and they come or they don’t come. In that case, they came in droves.”
Drawing parallels to the enduring appeal of “Star Wars,” Cunningham noted, “‘Star Wars’ has been going on forever, and some of them have been great quality, and some of them not so great. It’s a world that people are fascinated with, and long may it continue.”
“Game of Thrones” is available for streaming on HBO Max.