Harington, for one, is unimpressed.
“There’s a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can’t somehow go hand in hand,” the Jon Snow favourite told Variety.
“That we can’t have someone in a Marvel movie who’s gay in real life and plays some super hero. I mean, when is that going to happen?”
Kevin Feige, the Marvel boss, has recently promised that diversity in sexual orientation will soon be seen on-screen.