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Kit Harington just confirmed he is in Game of Thrones season 6

Kit Harington is probably a little fed up with all of our Jon Snow questions. For months, the actor has been pretending that the fan-favourite character is dead (opens in new tab) - despite all the evidence (opens in new tab) proving otherwise - but his tune has finally changed.

Speaking with Time Out (opens in new tab), Harington admitted that he did film scenes for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones (opens in new tab), but only as a corpse: "Look, I’m not in the show any more. I’m definitely not in the new series. I filmed some scenes of me being dead – [jokily] it’s some of my best work. I know how long I’m a corpse for, but I can’t tell you that!"

So there you have it; Jon Snow will be back in Game of Thrones, although it looks like he'll still be dead. Whether or not he remains that way has been a hot topic of debate (opens in new tab) ever since the final moments of the season 5 finale, with the most popular theory pointing to resurrection by Melisandre.

Or, Snow could actually be staying dead. It's not like Harington would ever lie to us...

Game of Thrones season 6 premieres on HBO on April 24, 2016 in the US, and on Sky Atlantic a day later in the UK.

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Amon Warmann
Amon Warmann

Amon is a contributing editor and columnist for Empire magazine, but is also a Film and TV writer for GamesRadar+, Total Film, and others. He has also written for NME, Composer Mag, and more, along with being a film critic for TalkSport. He is also the co-host of the Fade to Black Podcast, and a video mashup creator. Can also do a pretty good Bane impersonation.