'Game of Thrones' star Isaac Hempstead Wright says his mum had to give him the sex talk early because of Bran's iconic scene on episode one

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBOIsaac Hempstead Wright at the premiere of the final season of ‘Game of Thrones.’
  • Isaac Hempstead Wright reminisced about the first episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” during a Wednesday appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
  • On the series premiere, Hempstead Wright’s character, Bran Stark, was pushed out a window after witnessing Jaime and Cersei Lannister, who are twins, having sex.
  • “I was pretty much told what was going on,” Hempstead Wright, who was 10 years old at the time, told Kimmel.
  • “But it just sort of meant that my mum had to give me the sex talk a little earlier,” he said. “And with some sort of topics that probably aren’t covered by general sex talks.”

During a Wednesday appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Isaac Hempstead Wright reminisced about being cast as Bran Stark on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” when he was just 10 years old.

Of his character’s infamous scene at the end of the series premiere, when Bran was pushed out a window after witnessing Jaime and Cersei Lannister, who are twins, having sex, Hempstead Wright said, “I was pretty much told what was going on.

“But it just sort of meant that my mum had to give me the sex talk a little earlier,” he continued. “And with some sort of topics that probably aren’t covered by general sex talks.”

Game of thrones season one jaime lannister bran starkHBOJaime Lannister tried to kill Bran Stark on the very first episode of ‘Game of Thrones.’

The premiere of the eighth and final season, which aired Sunday after much anticipation, featured a stare-down between Jaime and Bran in the courtyard of Winterfell.

The two characters haven’t seen each other since their fateful encounter on the first episode, when Jaime tried to kill Bran, leaving him in a coma and paralysed from the waist down.


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Fans went wild over Bran’s first sight of Jaime, joking about his intense stare and making memes about the coming confrontation.

But funnily enough, Hempstead Wright said the reason he got so good at Bran’s “intense stare” was that he couldn’t see on set without his glasses.

Watch the actor’s interview with Kimmel:

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