I agree. And I heard nothing about this. I just happened to flip past the Sunday @ 9:00 slot, to see what was filling in, while we wait for GoT to re-start and was totally drawn in.
From Matt's flashback character of a scrawny "Sherlock meets Dexter", to his modern day character that looks like a homeless burn-out, he's waaay out of his comfort zone (and his weight class?!). He normally just smiles and takes his shirt off.
Can't wait to see how he gets from A to B.