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    "Game Of Thrones" Turns 10 Today, So Here's What Everyone Looked Like In The Pilot Vs. Now

    Winter has been coming for literally 10 years now.

    If you can believe it, today marks 10 years since Game of Thrones first hit our screens.


    Me realizing how quickly time has passed.

    So in honor of this anniversary, here’s what the cast is up to now:

    Sean Bean as Ned Stark:

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    What he's up to now: You may have recently seen Sean in the Snowpiercer TV series. He also recently said that he'd "love to reprise the role" of Ned Stark in a Game of Thrones prequel, but he's a bit worried he's too old.

    Michelle Fairley as Catelyn Stark:

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    What she's up to now: In 2018, Michelle gave an award-winning performance as Cassius in the play Julius Caesar. She also recently starred in the TV series Gangs of London.

    Kit Harington as Jon Snow:

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    What he's up to now: Kit recently welcomed his first child with wife and Game of Thrones costar Rose Leslie. You can see him on the big screen again this November in the Marvel movie Eternals — which will also star Richard Madden.

    Richard Madden as Robb Stark:

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    What he’s up to now: You can currently listen to Richard on the sci-fi thriller podcast From Now with Brian Cox. He's also just started filming The Citadel, an Amazon Prime series, which he'll star in alongside Priyanka Chopra. And, as mentioned above, he’ll be costarring with his GOT brother Kit in Marvel’s upcoming film Eternals.

    Maisie Williams as Arya Stark:

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    What she's up to now: You may have recently caught Maisie as Rahne Sinclair in The New Mutants. Soon, we'll be able to catch her in the FX series about the Sex Pistols, Pistol. She also wears a lot of nice matching outfits with her boyfriend, Reuben Selby.

    Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark:

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    What she's up to now: Sophie gave birth to her first child with husband Joe Jonas last summer. Soon she'll be voicing Princess Charlotte in the animated HBO show The Prince.

    Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark:

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    What he's up to now: He's starring in an upcoming sci-fi, Voyagers, with Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, and Colin Farrell.

    Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy:

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    What he's up to now: Currently, Alfie is filming period BBC drama SAS: Rogue Heroes, which will be made by the same fella as Peaky Blinders.

    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister:

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    What he's up to now: Nikolaj is another Thrones star making moves in audio — he's starring in the upcoming scripted serial killer series Mask of Sanity. Just in case that wasn't enough murder, he'll soon start filming the thriller God Is a Bullet with Jamie Foxx.

    Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister:

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    What she's up to now: Lena's currently working on a bunch of stuff, like action flick Gunpowder Milkshake with Karen Gillan. She also recently gave Piers Morgan the finger on Instagram, so there's that.

    Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister:

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    What he's up to now: You may have recently caught Peter in the award-winning movie I Care a Lot with Rosamund Pike. He's also just been cast in the Toxic Avenger reboot.

    Jack Gleeson as Joffrey Baratheon:

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    What he's up to now: Jack largely retired from acting following Game of Thrones, but he was recently in a small part in Sarah Pascoe's BBC series Out of Her Mind.

    Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo:

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    What he's up to now: For one, fans can see Jason as Aquaman in Zack Snyder's Justice League. Plus, his GOT costar Pilou Asbaek — aka Euron Greyjoy — is reportedly in talks to join Jason in Aquaman 2.

    Finally, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen:

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    What she's up to now: Emilia has also joined the voice acting world and is slated to be in the upcoming animated Terry Pratchett adaptation The Amazing Maurice. She also recently said of the GOT prequel series, "Godspeed, everyone! You do you, you go, Glenn Coco!"

    There we have it, folks! Are you also interested in the GOT prequel? LMK in the comments!

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