Game of Thrones is currently filming in several exotic locations throughout the world, and like ravens sent from Castle Black we keep receiving bits of distressing news from far-off lands.
First we learned that a Croatian church was trying to stop Lena Headey from getting naked for a crucial scene. (That issue has thankfully been resolved.)
Now, we come to find out that at least one fan-favorite character won't be appearing in season five at all!
Naturally, spoilers lie ahead:
Kristian Nairn - who plays man of few words Hodor on GoT - revealed in an interview with Australian TV station today that his character won't be featured in the upcoming season. And he might not be the only one: