Despite playing one of the most beloved characters on HBO’s “Game of Thrones”, Kit Harington admits he has struggled in the past portraying the famed Jon Snow.
In a new interview featured in Time magazine, which shines a spotlight on the many characters of the fan-favourite show set to debut its seventh and final season on July 16, Harington explains his personal plight acting as the late Ned Stark’s bastard son.
Take a look behind the scenes at Kit Harington’s cover shoot for TIME magazine⠀ ⠀ Harington, who plays Jon Snow, tells TIME “I mean, I don’t know where you go from here. I don’t know what you do from here. I don’t know how you ever kind of top the cover of TIME.”⠀ ⠀ Read more about the iconic series on TIME.com and in this week’s issue of TIME magazine.⠀ ⠀ Photograph by Miles Aldridge (@MilesAldridge) for TIME, video by @rscafuro
“I made mistakes and felt that he wasn’t interested enough,” the 30-year-old British actor says of playing his hit role. “That sounds weird, but I’ve never been quite content with him. Maybe that’s what makes him him. That angst.”
Providing a glimpse into his role in this upcoming season, the actor reveals, “This year, there is this huge seismic shift where all of what he’s learned over the year, suddenly… He’s still the same Jon, but he grows up.”