Would people really quit watching the show if an actor from the Harry Potter movies left for several seasons? Seems like GoT didnt suffer from Sean Bean leaving, I don't know the exact numbers, but Bean is a much more well-known actor.
I think it would be smart of the producers to send Osha with Rickon, if she is an expensive actor to hire it would free up funds for other things next season. Besides, she doesnt get that much screen time as-is and if they really love her that much I would love to see updates to Rickon's journey anyways.
I'm not saying people would stop watching because her going offscreen and not coming back until who knows when. I'm saying her being onscreen is a draw to other fanbases that might not start watching otherwise. I'm just looking at practical real word reasons they seem to have for cutting characters and it's hard to see them getting a bigger name like her in a ongoing role and not switching things around to make her more prominent in the story. Of course Bean is an even bigger name, would he have signed up to the show if he wasn't one and done in the first season?
I'm disappointed the Reeds haven't shown up despite the fact I expect so little from this show. I don't mean that in a bad way, this show could be the most expensive show in the history of television and every actor and actress cast to meet the character rather than for their name and it'd still be hard to see it even coming close to the books.
Edited by bloodymime, 30 April 2012 - 05:13 PM.