Game of Thrones: You won’t believe which Oscar winner was REJECTED from show


Chuck director Nina Gold has admitted that there is one Oscar title-holder that she wishes she had offered a role to. 

Earlier this year, somebody of Moonlight, Mahershala Ali, confessed that he had auditioned for the hit HBO series but was unsuccessful. 

He agreed on to describe the audition as «one of the worst» he had ever done in his career as an actor. 

Discharge the audition, Nina decided to pass up on having the Luke Cage illustrious play Qarth king Xaro Xhoan Daxos in favour of Nonso Anozie. 

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Mahershala Ali confessed his Game of Thrones audition was the worst of his vital spark

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Nonso Anozie took the role of Xaro Xhoan Daxos in Plot of Thrones

But now she has revealed that she wished she had offered Mahershala the part now that he has change one of the most in-demand actors. 

Speaking to Vanity Fair, she admitted: «Wow, how could I hold ever turned down Mahershala Ali?»

Despite expressing regret once again letting the star slip through her fingers, she did praise Nonso, opining that he was «b****y great» at the role. 

It comes after HBO

Sophie Turner celebrities as Sansa Stark in the hit HBO series

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Sophie confessed that she was worried about mutating into Sansa

«Being a 13 year old girl and going red, of practice you kind of get mercilessly teased about it,» she told W magazine.

«But I spoke to the financial managers before I got the role and they explained to me that it is so integral to the part and her ancestry and it’s a suggestive message to the audience about her mother and Robb and then Arya’s closeness to Jon and her frame. 

«Once they explained, I realised it was kind of amazing that for my before all role, I got to transform myself. That was pretty cool.»

Game of Thrones recrudescences to HBO on July 16 and will be simulcast in the UK at 2am on Sky Atlantic. Catch up on season one to seven on NOW TV.

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