Jesse Metcalfe: After Watching Game Of Thrones ‘I’m Amped!’
First Published: June 2, 2012 1:04 PM EDT Credit: HBO/Helen Sloan/Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- With its beheadings, shadow babies, dragons and wildfire, “Game of Thrones” keeps fans on the edge of their seats — including TNT’s “Dallas” star Jesse Metcalfe.
“‘Game of Thrones’ is great. Love it,” Jesse told AccessHollywood.com as he promoted his new show, “Dallas,” which premieres on Wednesday, June 13 at 9/8c.
“But the thing is, I end up watching it late at night. I’ll have it TiVo’d and I’ll end up watching it when my girlfriend’s asleep. After I watch it — I’m amped. I’m not ready for bed,” Jesse laughed. “I’m ready to like, go fight somebody or something, or just do something crazy. That show really gets the blood boiling.”
Jesse has actually spent plenty of time in Britain, where most of the “Game of Thrones” stars hail from, and in his travels, he managed to cross paths with at least one of the cast members — Season 2’s Natalie Dormer — who plays Margaery Tyrell.
“She’s amazing. She’s an amazing actress,” Jesse said of his respect for his fellow thespian. “She has a real mischievous kind of sexualized presence on screen. I think she’s great.”
The “Game of Thrones” Season 2 finale airs Sunday at 9 PM on HBO. For more of Access’ chat with Jesse about playing Patrick Ewing’s son Christopher in “Dallas,” log back on to AccessHollywood.com next week.
-- Jolie Lash
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