Newswire: Sean Bean picks his favorite onscreen death

It’s accepted Hollywood wisdom: Cast Sean Bean in something, and he’s probably going to die. The “Sean Bean Always Dies” meme has generated any number of web sites, compilation videos, and even some speculation from Bean himself, who once told Larry King that he frequently plays villains so nasty that audiences absolutely want to see them dead. But the question remains: What is Sean Bean’s personal favorite out of his many cinematic demises?

Unsurprisingly, Bean bypassed getting dropped onto a satellite dish by James Bond or jammed on a boat hook by Harrison Ford, instead going for one of the many heroic, stoic deaths that have dotted his career. Skipping past Game Of Thrones’ Ned Stark, or his calm poetry reader from Equilibrium, Bean opted for what might be the most iconic Sean Bean death of them all: Boromir from The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship …

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