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Meet Hodor and head to NYC in Dragon Wagon for Game of Thrones premiere contest, details!

Hodor (Kristian Nairn) in happier GoT times before the door scene. Pic credit: HBO
Hodor (Kristian Nairn) in happier GoT times before the door scene. Pic credit: HBO

Remember Hodor, the Game of Thrones giant who could only say “Hodor” and the tragic backstory of why that was?

HBO has arranged the coolest contest ever. The actor who played Hodor, Kristian Nairn, will be available for a photo op where fans can enter to win a trip from Boston to New York to attend the season 8 premiere.

Where is the contest held?

Sign up at the AT&T Flagship store in Boston (699 Boylston St) on April 2, 2019, between 12 pm to 6 pm, to enter for the opportunity to walk the red carpet at the premiere of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones in New York City.

What is the prize?

Sweepstakes winners will get a seat on HBO’s Dragon Wagon luxury bus that goes from Boston to New York on April 3 in time for the Game of Thrones world premiere.

What do I need to do?

Head to the Boston AT&T Flagship store at 12 pm ET on Tuesday, April 2, and you will have a chance to meet Kristian Nairn who will be greeting Game of Thrones fans, taking photos and “holding the door” for the activation.

Who was Hodor?

Only the coolest — and sadly not with us anymore — GoT character!

Game of Thrones killed off our beloved Hodor in the episode called The Door.  It occurred when an army of wights descended on Bran and company.

This attack caused the flashback where we saw a teenage Hodor (when he was called Wylis) suffer a mental break, destined to only be able to utter the phrase “hold the door” after Meera kept telling him to “Hold the door”

Sadly the man remained childlike, the gentle giant who served as Bran Stark’s legs:

Game of Thrones is back for the last season on Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c on HBO and will be available to stream anytime on HBO GO and HBO NOW, in addition to HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.


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