AUSTIN (AP) – Ed Sheeran will guest star in the upcoming season of “Game of Thrones.”READ MORE: State Fair Of Texas Welcomed 2.2M Visitors During 24-Day Run
The show’s producers made the announcement Sunday night during a panel discussion at the South by Southwest festival in Texas.READ MORE: Tarrant County Wants Voters' Approval To Spend $400M For Roads
Producer David Benioff told the audience that they’ve been trying to get the 26-year-old British singer a spot on the show for years to surprise Sheeran fan Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark on the HBO fantasy drama.
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