To similarly slake people’s imaginations, when young actors like Harington sign up for a show like Game of Thrones, one common stipulation in their contract is that they are obliged to disrobe as required. Harington sees this as, in principle, perfectly fair and proper. “It’s only right, if you’re going to make a show where nudity and sex is a large part of it, that you be a part of that.”
So you’re happy to brandish your manhood if so commanded?
He pauses. “I wouldn’t say I’d be happy about it.”
But you would do it?
Another, longer pause. He looks up at me as though I’m walking him into a trap. “I’m not saying. Because I don’t know. It would have to be fucking well deserved.”