Jon Snow Actor Kit Harington to Play Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare‘s Villain


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Kit Harington, the actor who brought Game of Thrones character Jon Snow to life (ha) will play the part of the villain in upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Activision and Infinity Ward have announced in a press release.

“Kit is an amazing talent, and the consummate pro,” said Taylor Kurosaki, narrative director, Infinity Ward. “Our story is about an epic showdown of opposing forces, and Kit immersed himself into the role and truly became the embodiment of the enemy, the Settlement Defense Front. We can’t wait for fans to see Kit play an entirely different kind of character.”

In addition, Activision and Infinity Ward say that they have “worked closely” with director Guy Ritchie on developing Harington’s character.

“Guy Ritchie is a friend of the franchise, so it was great to have him back to work with us, assisting in bringing Kit Harington’s character to life in Infinite Warfare,” said Dave Stohl, studio head, Infinity Ward. “It meant a lot to us to develop the role into everything it could be. We’re excited about the performance Kit delivered and can’t wait to get it out to the public. We’re committed to delivering a compelling story with rich character depth, and this was a special opportunity to add to our fantastic cast.”

“Gathering this level of talent together for this role speaks to our studio partner’s drive to deliver a powerful narrative in Call of Duty,” said Tim Ellis, chief marketing officer, Activision. “We challenge ourselves to constantly be fresh and expansive in creating gripping, immersive experiences that are exciting to play for our fans every year.”

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare releases on 4th November for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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