Quote: "My main mission as UNDP Goodwill Ambassador will be to raise awareness and support for the Global Goals for a better future for all, which cannot be achieved without empowering women and protecting our planet." Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has been appointed the latest Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Development Programme.
Fact: Game of Thrones hunk Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has finally claimed his GQ France International Star Of The Year honour, two months after the Paris terror attacks forced organisers to postpone the prizegiving. The 45-year-old hit the red carpet with his wife Nukaaka on Monday night (25Jan16) for the event, staged as part of Paris Fashion Week. The ceremony was originally scheduled for 18 November (15), but it had been postponed following the ISIS attacks.
Quote: "This new season is bloodier and more shocking than ever before. That's pretty much the only thing I can confirm. Viewers won't be bored, put it that way. You read the script and think, 'whoa, are they really going to go that far.' It's the beauty of the show." GAME OF THRONES star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau insists the shocking show has pushed boundaries in its forthcoming fifth season.
Quote: "I was in the gym in the shower and the guy next to me started saying, 'What the hell are you doing here?' Then he started having a conversation about Game Of Thrones. I was trying to be polite, but at the same time, I was like, 'Can we do this after - when we're a little more dressed?'" Game Of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau felt uncomfortable discussing his role as Jamie Lannister with a fan while they were in the nude.
Quote: "There are some very intense fans. We did a premiere last year in Seattle, and I got a taste of it. It was a little claustrophobic. All these people wanting to take a picture with me. One guy was like, 'Do you mind if I take a picture of your shoe? I have a thing with shoes.'" Game Of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau remembers a bizarre fan encounter.
Fact: Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush has joined Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in ancient history epic Gods Of Egypt. The Australian actor has reportedly signed on to play sun god Ra in director Alex Proyas' ambitious movie. Game of Thrones star Coster-Waldau will portray Horus, while Butler is very close to signing up for the role of Set, the god of the desert.