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Danish star 'barred' from Game of Thrones set

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Danish star 'barred' from Game of Thrones set
A Lannister always pays his... entrance fee? Photo: HBO
12:31 CEST+02:00
One of the stars of the fantasy TV drama Games of Thrones, Danish heart-throb Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, has won new Spanish fans after he coughed up the entrance fee at Seville's Alcázar Palace — even though scenes from the show are being filmed there.
For the past week, sections of the stunning Alcázar Palace in Seville, Spain, have been cordoned off to prevent tourists from catching a glimpse of the biggest show in town: the filming of scenes for season five of Games of Thrones.
 
But Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau — who plays Jaime Lannister on the show — almost saw himself barred from filming recently when staff at the massively popular tourist attraction failed to recognize him, asking to see his ticket before he could enter the complex.
 
Instead of making a scene though, the actor simply returned to the ticket office, paid his €9.50 ($12.00) admission fee and reentered.
 
"He didn't say anything," one of the staff who checks tickets at the palace — the oldest royal residence in Europe still in use — said later.
 
The incident also recalls the family motto of the character played by Coster-Waldau: "A Lannister always pays his debts."
 
The Local Spain has more on the filming of the new season of Game of Thrones.
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