This Peter Dinklage Character Was Inspired by a Legendary Video Game Player

Pixels is a comedy action film with a penchant for silly humor.

While its reception did not live up to expectations, Pixels boasts a stellar ensemble cast featuring Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Kevin James, Josh Gad, and Michelle Monaghan, among others.

It even includes cameo appearances by celebrity tennis player Serena Williams and television personality Martha Stewart.

With dialogue lines such as “I am sitting on the floor sobbing, drinking wine out of a sippy cup,” Pixels is a film that encourages you to leave your logical faculties at the door and embrace the fun unfolding on the screen.

But, did you know that the four-time Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage had a crucial role in the video game film? Peter Dinklage played Eddie Plant in the film, and drew inspiration from a real-life video game prodigy.

The character of Eddie Plant was partly inspired by legendary video game player,…

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