A Conversation with Conan Stevens - HBOWatch.com Interview
It was November of 2008 when HBO gave the green light for the pilot of the upcoming Game of Thrones television series. I remember the day when I read a post in an online A Song of Ice and Fire forum suggesting possible candidates to play Ser Gregor Clegane, one of my all-time favorite characters from the book series. From the moment I saw Australian stunt actor Conan Stevens, he had my vote. At 7’ ¼”, 315 pounds, Conan, a non-competitive bodybuilder and former Australian Professional Wrestling champion, certainly had the size and the physique to bring The Mountain That Rides to life. The fandom agreed, Conan was the Ser Gregor we’d all been hoping for.
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Recently, I had the pleasure of talking to Conan about his role as Ser Gregor, his future, and what it’s been like to climb the ladder of success. Here’s what the stunt actor, MENSA member and former chess champion had to say …
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**Includes Conan’s original Game of Thrones audition footage!**
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OT: Interview with the great Conan Stevens, Season 1 Ser Gregor Clegane! Conan talks about playing Gregor & working with Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane. (Cross Posting for family at thebrothersclegane.com)
You lived your life like a sleeping swan
Your time has come
To go deeper
There was a time when love was blind
And the world was a song
And the song was exciting
Aidan Gillen on the set of Game of Thrones Season 3
Oh! Sweet she was, and pure and fair. The maid with honey in her hair
30 Day Art Challenge Day 18/ A Couple (Any two people)
Well! This one proved difficult because I couldn’t decide on what couple to draw, I was going to do Snow and Charming from Once Upon a Time but that felt impersonal, then I thought a picture of my boyfriend and I would be a bit daggy.
So I came back to my OTP Sansa and Sandor. *sigh* I don’t think I’ve properly drawn them in the BoB scene before and I really really wanted to. This time I had a crack at making them look a little bit more their age. :P
I just re-watched both seasons and am now bouncing in my seat waiting for the third. I may be forced to re-read the books too but I don’t know if my heart could handle it.
Am I crazy, or is he kind of attractive?
“You don’t want any more blood on your pretty little hands.”