Actors Who Refused Game Of Thrones Roles

HBO’s Game of Thrones, and there’ve been plenty of A-list celebs who’ve tried to get on the hit series to no avail. But there was a time when that wasn’t the case. Whether it was because of the grueling overseas filming schedule, gripes with the cast’s payscale, or sheer confusion over the George R.R. Martin-inspired story, here’s a look at some actors who refused Game of Thrones roles…

  • Tamzin Merchant | 0:27
  • Jennifer Ehle | 1:02
  • Jamie Campbell Bower | 1:35
  • Brian Cox | 2:08
  • Dominic West | 3:20
  • Gillian Anderson | 4:09
  • Jonathan Pryce | 4:53
  • Perdita Weeks | 5:48
  • Ray Stevenson | 6:35
  • Lily Allen | 7:22