While HBO endlessly teases us about Jon Snow’s fate, here’s one of Ned Stark’s sons we can definitely say is coming back to Game of Thrones: Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) will return next season after spending a year off the show and EW has your first look photo below.
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We last saw Bran meeting the cave-dwelling mystical Three-Eyed Raven (now played by Max von Sydow) in the season 4 finale as Bran sought to control his fledgling psychic powers. As you can see, the 16-year-old actor has grown plenty since we last saw him. He now has short hair and is around six feet tall (poor Hodor’s back!).