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New ‘Game of Thrones’ video gives us an early look at this year’s big villain

Game Of Thrones Prosthetics Video

The Night’s King — the supernatural entity who commands the White Walkers — has for the most part been a behind-the-scenes threat so far in Game of Thrones. Starting in season 6, however, it looks like this villain is going to come more to the forefront as a major antagonist in the show. HBO on Tuesday posted a new video that gives us an early closeup look at the Night’s King by highlighting the work done by Game of Thrones’ prosthetics department.

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Here is the mold that is used by the actor playing the Night’s King:

This is what it looks like when it’s donned by the actor:

It looks like he’s going to have quite the army of undead behind him as he tries to attack southern Westeros this year:

This looks like the mold for one of his undead minions who would fit right in an episode of The Walking Dead:

Here’s an early look at what looks like a different creature than any we’ve seen before:

The whole video is really cool and it gives us some interesting teasers about what we’ll see in season 6. Check it out below.

Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.