From Winter Is Coming to Ginger Is Coming and sharing faces of Ed Sheeran over his various anticipated avatars in Game of Thrones, the internet has sure gone crazy and so have the fans.

Ed Sheeran - GOT

It was during a Q&A session at the SXSW panel that creators of GOT, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed Ed Sheeran’s cameo in the upcoming Seventh season of Game of Thrones.

“For years we were trying to get Ed Sheeran on the show to surprise Maisie and this year we finally did it.”

Ed Sheeran - GOT

Ed Sheeran has always been a big fan of the Game of Thrones while Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark, is a big fan of Ed Sheeran and apparently, the cameo was meant to be a surprise for her.

 

As to, what character would be played by the ginger-haired singer and what side he would choose or what role he shall play in the battle between the fire and the ice dragons.. well, it’s all under wraps for now! But, we are super-excited to see Ed Sheeran’s acting talents and from the looks of it, he will fit right into the frame of GOT.

 

The Seventh Season of Game of Thrones shall premiere July 16.