Jaime Lannister has gone through quite a character arc on Game of Thrones. But through all that, his love and devotion to his twin sister Cersei has been an anchor for the knight who slowly regained his initially lost honour over the course of seven seasons. But Nikolaj-Coster Waldu, who portrays Jaime Lannister on the hit HBO show, is just a fan like the rest of us. And like us, he shares the same skepticism with regards to Cersei’s pregnancy. He shared some thoughts with InStyle:
“I mean, I think she is. But I don’t know how. I’m just not so sure anymore. It might be that she was just playing all of us.”
He’s also heard the fan-theories regarding what could be Cersei’s eventual demise at the hands of either their younger sibling Tyrion, or possibly Jaime himself. A fan-theory that has considerable weight within the mythology of Game of Thrones, as it was foretold by Maggy the Frog that Cersei would be killed by ‘valonqar’, which means ‘little brother’ in High Valaryian.
Coster-Waldu added, “It makes sense. He killed the Mad King and now he’s killing the Mad Queen.” And the actor also acknowledges the fundamental shift that occurred during their final scene in season seven, when Cersei seemed to order the Mountain to kill him but Jaime successfully called her bluff:
“When he says ‘I don’t believe you’, I think that means: I really don’t believe you. I don’t believe in you and me. But they’re always going to be connected.”
With the final season of Game of Thrones not arriving until possibly 2018, we’ll have a lot of time to ponder where that relationship, and a myriad of other ones, will end in the grand scheme of things.
Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Nikolaj-Coster Waldu, Iain Glen, Alfie Allen, John Bradley, Aidan Gillen, Conleth Hill, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jerome Flynn, Nathalie Emmanuel, Rory McCan, Julian Glover, Ben Crompton, Daniel Portman, Carice van Houten, Kristofer Hivju, Jacob Anderson, Charles Dance, Natalie Dormer, Jack Gleeson, Michelle Fairley and Ian McElhinney
Game of Thrones season eight will premiere sometime in 2018 on HBO.
7 Epic Things Likely To Happen In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8
Game of Thrones season seven is done, so now audiences have to wait for about a year or so to find out what the epic ending will be. While that may seem like a lot of time, just remember book readers have been waiting six years to find out things that were given away in scenes filled with poorly written exposition.
Regardless, season eight is set to be quite explosive! Not only will audiences be treated to watching the fall of the Night King, but Cersei Lannister is likely to finally learn how cruel karma can be. There are gonna be small, emotional moments like the reunion between Bran and Jon and massive fight scenes like the confrontation between Theon and Euron Greyjoy. No matter what happens, fans will have to accept that this is the end of the Game of Thrones story. Hopefully, the team behind the biggest TV phenomenon in decades will bring everything to an exciting, well written conclusion!
Hit Next to learn about seven epic things likely to happen during the final season of Game of Thrones.