During last night’s Game of Thrones premiere, you might have found yourself asking: I’m sorry, who is that? The person in question was Euron Greyjoy, a big fan of fratricide and Game of Thrones ‘s new resident bad boy. During the premiere episode, Euron (Pilou Asbæck) asks — demands? — Cersei Lannister’s (Lena Headey) hand in marriage in exchange for “1,000 ships and two good hands.” Last we saw Euron, he was floppy-haired and ruinous, trying to take the Salt Throne from Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen). He was scruffy and devilish in an avuncular way — more pesky wannabe than actual viable Game of Thrones villain.
Season 7 Euron Greyjoy is different. His hair is shorter. The mutton chops are trimmed. Refinery29 recapper Anne Cohen called him “a cross between Joshua Jackson and Captain Jack Sparrow.” Twitter called him “General Zod if he fronted an emo band.”
Euron Greyjoy is General Zod if he fronted an emo band pic.twitter.com/VAVChKFscF
— Cowherd: (@davelozo) July 17, 2017
It’s as if he got an injection of Bill Nighy’s character in Love Actually. On his way to King’s Landing, he must have bought himself a pair of tight leather pants and …read more