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George R.R. Martin to Guest Star in Syfy’s ‘Z Nation’

George R.R. Martin to Guest Star in Syfy’s ‘Z Nation’


Syfy’s Z Nation will welcome a zombie of ice and fire during its second season.

The best-selling author, who penned the A Song of Ice and Fire series that inspired the hit HBO show Game of Thrones, will appear in an upcoming episode of the Syfy series as the zombie version of himself.

“I just want to prove to my fans that even in the Zombie Apocalypse, the Song of Ice and Fire books will still come out!” said Martin of his appearance in a statement.

Martin will appear in the 8th episode of the series as a zombie who “has been imprisoned by a character called the Collector, who captures celebrity zombies and keeps George chained to a desk for his own nefarious purposes,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

In case you still haven’t checked out the series, here’s a quick synopsis thanks to Syfy:

In Z Nation, three years have passed since the zombie virus has gutted the country, and a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood. Although the antibodies he carries are the world’s last, best hope for a vaccine, he hides a dark secret that threatens them all. With humankind’s survival at stake, the ragtag band embarks on a journey of survival across three thousand miles of rusted-out post-apocalyptic America.

Want to see more photos of an undead George? Head on over to Entertainment Weekly!

Z Nation returns to Syfy this Friday, September 11th.

Image Credit: Daniel Sawyer Schaefer/Go2 Z Ice/Syfy/Entertainment Weekly

Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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