Game of Thrones season 7: King Arthur's Charlie Hunnam had to turn down role in HBO show

He is/was an obvious fit for the show

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has been accused of being a Game of Thrones derivative and not a particularly good one, so there's an element of irony in how lead actor Charlie Hunnam had to turn the HBO show down.

“I would love to do a Game of Thrones cameo,” Hunnam told The Sun this week.

“They offered me a cameo on that show a little while ago but I was shooting something else so I wasn’t able to do it, but maybe in the future, who knows.”

The Sons of Anarchy actor wasn't specific about which season he was offered a part in, but it's very possible it was the upcoming season 7, as he would have been too busy shooting King Arthur and his next movie, Papillon.

Hunnam's name was previously mentioned on fan actor wish lists for Rhaegar Targaryen, who it has been posited could feature in one of Bran's visions.

Game of Thrones season 7 is set to arrive on HBO and Sky Atlantic on 25 June - we've still yet to see a proper trailer for it, despite yesterday looking like a likely day for one.