'Game of Thrones' Cast to Get Big Pay Raises for Seasons 7 & 8
The lead cast of Game of Thrones is set to receive big pay bumps for their work on the seventh and eighth seasons of the show, if their characters survive until then that is!
It has been rumored that season eight might be the final season of the smash hit HBO series and the five leads – Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) – all will get big raises.
The five stars will each “earn upward of $500,000 per episode of season seven and in the likely eighth season,” according to THR.
This pay increase will make the actors some of the highest paid stars on cable TV!