Archives for Rory McCann

The Battle of the Cleganes: The History and Breakdown of the Clegane Bowl

HISTORY The Clegane Bowl. Its been talked about and desired ever since the two brothers faced off in the Game of Thrones Season 1 episode, Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things. That battle was so long ago that it seems like it was a totally different Mountain. Of course it was, as the Mountain was played that season by Conan Stevens, who was a giant in his own right at 7’1″ tall. In that confrontation, younger brother Sandor held his own against the brute strength of Ser Gregor. However, the Hound was possibly saved from decapitation when King Robert ordered an end
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It’s the Hound and Arya Show in Imagined Sitcom Spinoff Trailer

Say what you will about Game of Thrones’s latest episode or season eight in general, what “The Last of the Starks” did give us was a callback to some of the best moments from the HBO series. Somewhere in between seasons three and four, we were given an unlikely pairing with the Hound and Arya Stark. The grumpy older warrior had the bad-ass in the making as a traveling companion and while the two butt heads at times, it was really great to watch. Their time together came to an end when we all thought Brienne of Tarth killed Sandor
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The Hound Survived the Battle of Winterfell, Now Let’s Get to Cleganebowl

For a while, it wasn’t looking good for anyone during Game of Thrones’ latest episode, The Long Night. That it was; a long battle that looked like we would have to come to terms that most of our favorites would not be making it out alive. We lost Theon, Jorah, Lady Mormunt, Beric, Edd, and Melisandre, but many of the big name characters were left alive and we know that that is because another battle has to be won after dealing against the Wights. For one particular character, dying at Winterfell would only mean fans wouldn’t get something that they
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‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Rory McCann Opens Up About His Most Emotional Scene

With the seventh and last season of Game of Thrones coming next year, many of the actors who have been there through it all have begun to take stock of their experience and their remembrances. Rory McCann has played cynical and outspoken Sandor Clegane, aka the Hound, for six seasons. While speaking at the Tampa Bay Comic Con earlier last week, McCann spoke about what he thought was the Hound’s most emotionally demanding scene: “I would say when the Hound went on the road trip with Arya and he started opening up about what happened to him with his burned face. That
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