It looks as though Game of Thrones will be dipping further into A Dance with Dragons territory for Theon Greyjoy this year. This will come as little surprise to fans, since fourth season casting for other storylines (such as Dany and Bran’s) included characters not encountered until the fifth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. According to the CV of British actor Grahame Fox, he’ll be playing the role of Kenning in an upcoming episode directed by Alex Graves. In the novel, Ralf Kenning is an Ironborn captain stationed at Moat Cailin, in a very tense situation. Whether the same stronghold will figure in the show, or … […]
It might be a sleepy time of year but Game of Thrones casting updates are trickling in nonetheless! Here’s a roundup of the latest news: The Nolan Muldoon Agency confirms that Andy Kellegher will be reprising the role of Polliver in this upcoming season. The menacing Lannister soldier who stole Arya’s Needle and killed Lommy Greenhands was last seen in season 2. It looks like we’ll be seeing….[…]
NOTE: The last bulletpoints in the post re: Darren Kent contain spoilers!
Thanks to an update to the young actress’s modeling résumé, we now know what role Octavia Alexandru will be playing in the fourth season of Game of Thrones. Her casting was first discovered in July on her agency’s web page. Alexandru’s role involves material from A Dance with Dragons, and is therefore considered SPOILER territory! […]
Yeah, filming is just about wrapped. That doesn’t mean there can’t still be casting news! HBO has officially announced, via Entertainment Weekly, that the wildling leader Styr will be played by Russian actor Yuri Kolokolnikov. Kolokolnikov has appeared in numerous Russian films and TV shows, but this looks to be his first English-language role. Styr is a leader of a group of wildlings called the Thenns..
It looks like a mysterious figure from beyond the Wall will be making an appearance on Game of Thrones in season 4. According to his agency resume, British actor Struan Rodger has been cast in the role of the Three-Eyed Raven. The character (called the Three-Eyed Crow in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels) is connected to Bran Stark and his quest for understanding the visions that have come to the boy since he was pushed from the tower at Winterfell. Rodger is..[…]
More news from the Vale! According to her CV, Paola Dionisotti has joined the cast of Game of Thrones as Lady Anya Waynwood for the show’s fourth season. The actress is best known for her work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, most recently in productions of King John and Richard III. On British television, Dionisotti played recurring roles on Harbour Lights and Forever Green, and guest-starred on programs such as Doctors, Midsomer Murders, and Poirot. Lady Waynwood.. […]
In another exclusive by Entertainment Weekly’s James Hibberd, it has been revealed that the indie band tradition continues this season as well. The producers have booked the Icelandic band Sigur Ros! They are shooting their appearance in Croatia at the moment. Based on previous…
We’re two months into filming as of yesterday, and there’s finally news from the Vale. According to his CV, English actor Rupert Vansittart has been cast as Lord Yohn Royce on Game of Thrones. Vansittart will be playing the head of House Royce, bannermen of House Arryn and loyal to Lady Lysa. The character is[…]
After much speculation, the role Sherlock co-creator and co-star Mark Gatiss will be taking on for Game of Thrones is a mystery no more. The actor’s casting on the HBO show was announced in July by Entertainment Weekly, but without a character name attached. After months of leaving fans wondering what part he’ll have in season 4, the character has been revealed. According to..[…]