It’s a “boy who lived” showdown, apparently. Kit Harington, the actor who plays Jon Snow on Game of Thrones, and Harry Potter have a lot more in common than we thought.
“I always wanted to be in a Potter movie. I always wanted to be Harry Potter,” Harington told People during the Toronto International Film Festival. The actor, who married former Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie in June (Ygritte & Jon 4Ever), was in Canada to promote his new movie, The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
The actor also commented on his appearance post-GoT, since the cast has already wrapped filming on the final season. “We just finished filming. You can’t tell because I look exactly the same,” Harington said. “They own me; they’ve just kept me like this,” speaking of HBO and his *luscious* dark locks and beard.
While the 31-year-old may be a bit too old to play a teenage wizard now, there’s still hope for a post-Hogwarts sequel about grown-up Harry, Ron and Hermione…right? (J.K. Rowling, we need this.)