While it has been announced that 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 will premiere in Spring 2015, fans of this fantasy drama television series on HBO are still looking for more details about the upcoming season and what they can expect when it returns next year.
According to a report by Screencrush, the producers of the show will not hesitate to modify things and also introduce several elements that do not exist in the George R.R novel series, 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
Beyond that, Kristian Nairn revealed in an interview recently that his character, Hodor, and Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) and Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick) will not appear in Season 5. Their storyline seems to have surpassed the others shown in the popular HBO series.
Nairn said, "We're not actually in Season Five, by the way. We have a season off. We have a year's hiatus...Solely because, I imagine, our storyline is up to the end of the books."
Meanwhile, Slashfilm has endorsed Nairn's statement, in light of the fact that George R.R Martin has yet to publish another addition to the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.
Substantiating its view, the website wrote, to some extent, "Seasons 3 and 4 of 'Game of Thrones' covered Book 3 of George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire', but it also pulled in certain elements from Books 4 and 5. The fifth book being 'A Dance with Dragons,' the last ASOIAF novel released to date. Bran and Hodor's Season 4 storyline in particular relied heavily on material from 'A Dance With Dragons', and even added some scenes invented just for the TV series. There's not much of their arc left to adapt at this point."
Then again, it is unlikely that Nairn will be left idle or out of work. A report by The Verge said that the actor is also set to undertake a DJ tour based on his hit television series. Nairn is set to host "Rave of Thrones" dancing parties all over Australia, which requires attendees to dress up like the characters in Westeros.