The roughly two million Game of Thrones fans who signed a petition for the Emmy-winning series’ final season to be remade might be excited to hear that the shed film a different resolve — but equally disappointed to know that they’ll probably never see it.
Kristofer Hivju, who frisked Tormund Giantsbane in the line, recently revealed that there is an alternate pointing to the contentious finale, which saw Bran Stark( Isaac Hempstead-Wright) referred King of the( now) Six Kingdoms.
“Well, we shot an alternative ending, ” Hivju told Metro UK. “That was mostly for enjoyable but I don’t know if I’m allowed to tell you about that.”
Hivju stood mum on more detailed information, telling the outlet “I won’t tell you! ” when pressed for more information.
He did, however say that “it was fun” to shoot the intersperse ending.
HBO did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s is asking for comment on the reported change ending.
The Season 8 finale concluded with Jon Snow( Kit Harington) returning to the Night’s Watch and foreman beyond the Wall — after he killed his lover( and aunt) Daenerys Targaryen( Emilia Clarke ). Sansa Stark( Sophie Turner) was named Queen in the North, while her younger friend Bran was worded king.
The backlash surprised the cast, and HBO Programming president Casey Bloys has said that it didn’t factor in to the premium cable network’s spinoff schemes, but instead proved how intense a fan locate GoT has.
“I take all of the activity around the finale as, there are very, very few downsides to having a hugely popular testify, ” Bloys said in July at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. “One I can think of is when you try to end it, many people have minds on how it should end. That comes with the territory. A application registers a good deal of devotion and affection for the see, but it wasn’t something we seriously considered.”
Despite the backfire circumventing the finale of the beloved delusion successions, it certainly concluded its eight-season run to critical acclaim, snagging 12 allotments at this year’s Emmys, including impressive drama series.
Read more: people.com