"In the Game of Thrones, you win or you die".
While the producers were ready to dismiss Harrington immediately, the actor persisted.
The pop star will show up on "Game of Thrones" this season, following in the series' tradition of famous-musician cameos.
He ends his series of awful tryouts with a character from a completely different fantasy series.
Meanwhile, Sophie Turner has also dropped some hints about what's in store for her character Sansa Stark, including how she feels about her half-brother being named King of the North, her relationship with Littlefinger and her state of mind as we enter season 7.
"It's more what David and Dan would do to me", Harington said.
She added: "We made a decision to remove it, but then when he went to see Cersei (Lannister), we put it on".
But, if you're paying attention (which apparently Cersei isn't) there's still one part of that prophecy left; namely, the part about a younger, more lovely queen taking her place.
He's become iconic for his role of Jon Snow on HBO hit show Game of Thrones.
With only seven episodes this year, I expect "Game of Thrones" to be more focused than ever before, but that doesn't mean the scale is going to shrink at all.
He said: "I've worked more days this season than I have in quite some time".
Bran is then seen in a newly built wheelchair as he faces the weirwood, likely at Winterfell; he is the only character who knows Jon's true lineage and relation to Daenerys.
As there has been intense interest in the upcoming shows, Kit has been sworn to secrecy about all storylines but has revealed that he has been involved in a number of scenes created to stop fans from figuring out the narrative details.
At the end, however, he posed as Harry Potter, arguing with the unseen "casting director" that the Chosen One should be in Game of Thrones.
"I think when Tommen goes, her last child, it's nearly... a relief for her", Headey continued.