If you still haven’t watched the final episodes of Game of Thrones and have managed to escape all spoilers about the ending, we strongly suggest you steer clear of Fast and Furious spinoff Hobbs and Shaw.
Ryan Reynolds appears in the film as CIA agent Locke, who is one of the many Game of Thrones fans who hated the last episodes of the show.
You’re probably thinking it’s quite strange and random for there to be GoT spoilers in a Fast and Furious movie, and we’d have to agree, but it turns out it’s all thanks to Ryan.
Locke repeatedly makes references to GoT in the flick with director David Leitch telling RadioTimes.com the reason behind it.
“That’s Ryan’s twisted brain I think. When I asked him to do the scene in the Pancake House [at the beginning of the film] and to be this character Locke who gives the exposition of the virus, I asked him to help jazz it up.
“Ryan always has a lot of great ideas, and he wanted to riff on Game of Thrones, obviously it’s in the pop zeitgeist and it’s such an iconic show, and he’s like ‘let’s go after Game of Thrones for fun.'”
The spoiler appears at the end of the film in one of the many post-credits scenes. In the scene, Hobbs and Locke are on the phone talking about a powerful virus that’s being created and then Locke spoils how things end for Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.
Locke, apparently, can’t get over the fact that Jon Snow slept with his aunt, then (spoiler alert!) killed her and no one wants to talk about it.
Leitch added, “When we finished editing the movie and we brought him back for the coda, we were looking at things we could sort of dredge up from the original scene and what could be paid off, and that was one of them and he said, ‘Let’s find some Game of Thrones stuff.’ And by that time, the finale had come out, and it just felt like the right joke at the right time.”
Is it weird that we kind of love the fact Reynolds decided to throw the spoiler in? It pretty much proves he’s basically Deadpool in real life.