‘Game of Thrones’ Ser Davos Actor Liam Cunningham Says Season 8 Is an ‘Honorable’ Ending

With HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones” final season  approaching, Davos Seaworth actor Liam Cunningham spoke with IGN at the TCA winter press tour about the decision to end the series after 8 seasons. got-davos-oathbreaker“I get asked all the time, ‘What the hell are you guys thinking? You could run Game of Thrones forever.’ If you want to stay cool, and the show is cool, the best way to stay cool is to not overstay your welcome,” Cunningham explained. “It would be dishonorable to stay on longer than we should. There’s a portion of me that will miss it dearly, and it will probably read Liam ‘Game of Thrones’ Cunnigham on my headstone. But it was time to get out and wrap up that story… People deserve the end of that story and to not drag it out just because there’s a book to be made. I think it’s very honorable what they’re doing.”


Cunningham was at TCA promoting his new science-thriller series, called The Hot Zone. Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, the series centers on Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies), who risks her life to stop a deadly Ebola outbreak from spreading in the United States in 1989. Cunningham plays Wade Carter, a scientific recluse with a mysterious past. The Hot Zone is set to drop on May 27, 2019.


The eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” will premiere Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c on HBO. Follow “Game of Thrones AfterWord” for all breaking news on Facebook.  

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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