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HBO’s hit Game of Thrones announced at SXSW that Ed Sheeran would play a guest role in the series’ seventh season and we have been jonesing for some details ever since.

And now Ed is finally dishing on his new acting gig! Kind of…

We can expect to see Sheeran in the first episode, but he’ll only be on for a about five minutes. Hey, we’ll take what we can get!

Additionally, Sheeran told the Daily Star:

“I do know which role I am going to play. I don’t die in it. I don’t die.”

Thank goodness! We don’t think we could handle that. Ed was also relieved he didn’t have to film a death scene and admitted he’d rather film a sex scene instead. We’d be down for that! Although we wonder what his girlfriend Cherry would think…

Sheeran has been a long-time fan of GoT and has actually been trying to nab a guest spot for the last five years. He was inspired after watching friend Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol appear.

So, I guess we don’t really know much about what Ed will be doing. But the element of surprise works well for him. His year off from music lead to the amazing success of his new album.

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Allie Bush is a Contributing Writer at Femestella. She is interested in creating and sharing entertaining and engaging content, in whatever form it may take. She is a proud TV junkie and in her spare time can be found watching late night talk shows, talking about Chrissy Teigen or Amy Poehler, or eating off of other people’s plates.