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Bran Stark and Hodor Won't Appear in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5

Bran Stark and Hodor Won't Appear in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5

HBO's Game of Thrones will be leaving a few popular characters on the sidelines when it returns for Season 5. According to actor Kristian Nairn, who plays Hodor, he is taking a one year hiatus along with Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark and Ellie Kendrick who plays Meera.

This means the popular fantasy series will not be going beyond the wall when it returns. The reason seems to be that Hodor and Bran's storylines have caught up with George R.R. Martin novels. the end of Season 4 found Hodor, Bran and Meera finally making it to the "weirwood tree" where they encountered the Three-Eyed Raven Bran had been dreaming about. When they enter the cave of children in the forest, Bran is promised a number of different things. Their storyline won't continue until 2016, when HBO debuts Game of Thrones Season 6.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Won't Go Beyond the Wall

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Won't Go Beyond the Wall

HBO's Game of Thrones easily has one of the largest cast of characters on all of TV, which is getting even bigger with the nine new additions announced at Comic-Con 2014. However, a few fan favorite characters won't be present in Season 5, with actor Kristian Nairn revealing that his Hodor character, along with Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) and Meera (Ellie Kendrick), are sitting this year out, which means the show won't be exploring North of the Wall.

Rave of Thrones is Kristian Nairn's global DJ tour where he hosts a series of dance parties for Game of Thrones fans. At the end of Season 4, Hodor, Bran and Meera finally made it to the "weirwood tree" and the Three-Eyed Raven that Bran had been having dreams about. When they entered the cave of children in the forest, Bran is promised a number of different things.

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