The Untold Truth Of The Night King

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  • Published on:  Sunday, May 12, 2019
  • One of Game of Thrones' longest-running bad guys remained a mystery to readers and viewers until the HBO series' eighth and final season: the Night King, the ancient creature who created and led the formidable Army of the Dead. We still don't know much about the White Walker king, but from behind-the-scenes tidbits to fan theories, here's the untold truth of this menacing bad guy. Slovakian actor Vladimir Furdík might be the most recognizable face of the Night King at this point, but the truth is, he only started playing the character in the show's sixth season, prior to that, the role was played by Richard Brake, best known for films like Batman Begins or Kingsman: The Secret Service. Brake and Furdík actually overlapped: while Brake was playing the Night King, Furdík played the high-ranking White Walker that Jon Snow shatters to pieces with his Valyrian steel sword. The transition between the two actors was so seamless that many may not have noticed, though some fans found Brake's appearance even more frightening.Furdík was an indispensable part of the Thrones team long before he stepped into the Night King's frozen shoes. He worked on everything from the fight scene at the Tower of Joy as well as performing and working on everything from high falls to intense sword fights. When it came time to recast the Night King, there was no better choice than Furdík, who knew the show's action set pieces inside and out. Keep watching the video to see the rest of the untold truth of the Night King!#GoT #GameOfThrones #NightKingPlayed by a stuntman | 0:20One of the First Men | 1:12Unintended consequences | 2:03Late in the Game | 2:31Different from the books | 3:10Erase the world's memory | 3:53The Night Bran? | 4:48A Night nobleman | 5:36Not much to go on | 6:24You're fired | 7:11Night King dethroned | 7:56One last, long night | 8:49


  • Zain M  1 months ago

    "untold thruth" learned nothing new about the NKD&D would be so proud of you

  • Mario  23 days ago

    @vnguyen96 doosh and dooshier. they basically ruined 7 seasons worth of character development and GOT lore because they wanted Arya to be a Mary Sue and couldnt resist using green screens for everything.

  • S_Duckyy* *  23 days ago

    After reading this comment I didn't even bother watching

  • Curtis  1 months ago

    The fact that there was no additional back story for the night king just pisses me off

  • Ayush kr141  6 days ago

    It's called bloodmoon

  • Metal 4K  29 days ago

    Thats what happens when you add a character that never existed in the original story.

  • Mitch Williams  1 months ago

    I miss the army of the dead. They were cool as hell.

  • D4RK Wolfz  19 days ago

    Mitch Williams yes they were

  • Stephen Stephen  22 days ago

    missing Drogon here

  • 1st Monty  1 months ago

    Night king:Bad writing: Im about to end this man's career

  • siege1cj1  21 days ago

    @Shakshi Das What ever you need to tell yourself cupcake

  • MUD PIE  21 days ago

    eh no gmae of thrones actors are in a way selling like hot cakes.

  • Seauxphie Sanders  1 months ago

    The hype surrounding the Night King that spanned 7 seasons, and then. He just became nothing but a MID-SEASON VILLAIN lmaoo!!

  • Näiwit  18 days ago

    @blueMJS the night king isnt named in the books, but the white walkers are. Theyve been prepared just as the night king in the series

  • CarlS.  18 days ago

    the oldest and most powerful villain in modern GoT was done in by a drop kick and a short pointy thing in one of thee most cheesiest moments ever.

  • 04hutchn  1 months ago

    At this point who cares? We arent going to find out anything about him. All that build up for Nothing!!!

  • Rosie  6 days ago

    agriperma yes exactly thank you. A sensible comment. People who were fans of this show now call it a trash!!! Just because they didn’t like the ending they call the other 7 seasons trash! This is how ungrateful people are

  • Asmodis  16 days ago

    Read the books

  • WRO  1 months ago

    D and D turned the Night King into a Scooby Doo villian of the week.

  • FoobsTon  17 hours ago

    And he would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for those pesky Snow kids...

  • Tony Scalze  17 days ago


  • Zuzu  1 months ago

    The children of the forest: Can you kill the humans so we can win this war?White Walker: _Must. Kill. Everything._The children of the forest: Wait what.

  • Retro MouseX  9 days ago


  • Azii Azi  27 days ago

    Ultron : enters the chat🤖

  • BaoZakeruga  1 months ago

    This was literally 10 minutes of stretched out stuff we all know. Is this entire channel like this?

  • Rusafa H  19 days ago

    But i like it. Good recap

  • allypezz  20 days ago

    Thanks guys, this channel is officially going on my 'ignore channel' list.

  • ITSGameTime  25 days ago

    NK was easier to kill than Gregor Clegane