(WARNING: this article contains a spoiler for "Game of Thrones" Season 8, Episode 3)
What would be the final season of the hit HBO fantasy series "Game of Thrones" without a viral challenge?
After the episode on Sunday, "The Long Night", where Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) defeats the evil Night King and stabs him with his steel sword Valyrian, Twitter users have gone to the social networking platform with the viral " #AryaChallenge. "
THE ACTOR OF THE NIGHT OF THE KING "GAME OF THRONES" SAYS THAT THE SCENE OF ICONIC BATTLE WAS "VERY DIFFICULT" FOR THE MOVIE
The "challenge" is simple: participants can basically use any element (an umbrella, a banana, a remote control, a cell phone and more) to recreate the moment when Arya, despite being drowned by the Night King, leaves Drop the sheet from one of your hands in the other and stab the fictional character. For the challenge, however, the participants simply "stab" the air.
Thousands of people accepted the challenge, including an Army lacrosse player who used his cane to imitate the movement.
Separately, the Night King himself (the experienced actor and the specialist Vladimir Furdik) broke his silence after the scene of Season 8, Episode 3, which is so much talked about.
"It was a very emotional day and night. It was so strong. I spent all my energy playing, and she [Maisie Williams] also, "Furdik, 48, told The Hollywood Reporter this week.
"It was not an easy day. It was cold. There was rain She was on a wire, in a harness, jumping many times. It was not just once; Maybe it was 15 times. When I have to hug her under the jaw and it seems like she dies, we had to spend a lot of energy in that particular scene, "he continued, noting that doing it right was" very, very difficult ".
THE NIGHT OF THE KING "GAME OF THRONES" THE ACTOR IS NOT RECOMMENDED SELECT TO THE FANS OF SHOCK
"We are very good friends, we know each other, it was not easy for me [pretend to] hurt her When I grabbed her under the jaw, it was not easy [on a practical level]. If you make a bad move, if you do not get it right, you could suffer an injury. So I was under pressure and she was under pressure. It was not an easy day, "he added.
In fact, Furdik said filming the episode in its entirety, a process that took three months, he said, was "one of the most difficult jobs in [his] lifetime."
Check out some of the #AryaChallenge videos below.