James Cosmo Has Joined the Con of Thrones Special Guest Line-Up!

James Cosmo Con of Thrones

The news just keeps on coming! Con of Thrones announced today that Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo has joined the special guest lineup for Con of Thrones 2018! Cosmo played the gruff Lord Commander Jeor Mormont of the Night’s Watch in the first three seasons of Game of Thrones.

Cosmo joins an ever-growing lineup of special guests including Game of Thrones cast members Hannah Murray (Gilly), Sibel Kekilli (Shae), Esmé Bianco (Ros), Miltos Yerolemou (Syrio Forel),  Kate Dickie (Lysa Arryn), Sam Coleman (Young Hodor), and Aimee Richardson (Myrcella Baratheon), along with Game of Thrones sound designer Paula Fairfield, weapons master Tommy Dunne and popular podcasts A Storm of Spoilers, Bald Move and The Ringer’s Binge Mode.

The Scottish actor has had a legendary career, appearing in a massive variety of film and television series, with parts in movies such as Wonder Woman, Trainspotting, Braveheart, Troy, Highlander, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and many more. Not to mention a stint last year on the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother, where Cosmo won audiences’ hearts and went to the finals of the show.

Autograph and photograph experiences with special guests are now on sale. We also have programming news coming up, and more guest announcements are just around the corner, so stay tuned!

This will be year two for Con of Thrones, the premier convention for fans of Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the epic worlds of fantasy author George R. R. Martin. This year it takes place at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Dallas, TX, May 25-27, 2018. Tickets are on sale at ConofThrones.net!

Con of Thrones is produced by Mischief Management, and we at Watchers on the Wall are proud to be the official programming partner for Con of Thrones. For more info and to receive updates, visit the official Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and of course the Con of Thrones 2018 website!

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    1. AND NOW HIS WATCH … RESUMES! I loved James Cosmo in the role, and I’m pretty sure I just love James Cosmo as a person, so this is great news 🙂

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    2. I’m FANGIRLING in my office really bad right now. Like, I have the door closed. I’m SO EXCITED! What a GREAT lineup! James Cosmo is one of my favorite Actors. From Braveheart to Chronicles of Narnia to his recent cameo in Wonder Woman – he has more than 260 credits to his name. He is an AMMMMAAAAZZZZZIIIIINNNNGGGG Actor! Way to go Watchers on the Wall and Con of Thrones and Mischief Management! WAY TO GO!

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    3. Clob:

      Ha! I remember I had to watch that movie with subtitles on once just to find out what he said in that scene. I assumed it was McCulloch, but was so damn hard to distinguish.

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    4. “When dead men and worse come hunting for us in the night, do you think it matters who sits on the lron Throne?”
      “So l’ll only ask you once, Lord Snow. Are you a brother of the Night’s Watch or a bastard boy who wants to play at war?”

      – Jeor Mormont to Jon Snow, S1e10

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    5. Semi-Off Topic

      I suppose Bella Ramsey is too young to attend these events? She’d be quite a draw: The Old Bear and the Baby Bear.

      I’d pay good money for an autographed replica of the note Stannis received from “that wretched girl” Lyanna Mormont, the Lady of Bear Island and a child of ten:

      “We know no king but the King in the North Whose Name is Stark.” 🐻

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    6. Ten Bears,

      Oh Wow! Thank you Ten Bears……everytime I watch that scene I give a cheer. One of my top 10 quotes from GOT. Sod it, I’m going to watch it now🤗

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    7. Carole H,

      There’s that other quote I meant to look for… when he scolded Jon that if he wanted to learn to lead he had to learn to follow. Oh, and whatever he said when he gave Longclaw to Jon.

      James Cosmo: Such a good actor for such a good character.

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    8. James Cosmo first came to my attention in an excellent 2007 episode of Midsomer Murders, “The Axeman Cometh,” and I’ve adored him ever since.

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    9. Ten Bears,

      Words to the effect of:
      JM who am I , WHO AM I?
      JS Lord Commander Mormont
      JM do you want to lead some day?
      JS yes
      JM well learn how to follow
      I think he also points out that Jon is his steward
      I bloody love this programme!!!

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