‘Game Of Thrones’ prequel ‘House Of The Dragon’ gains seven new cast members

Stars from 'Fleabag', 'Devs' and 'Outlander' have joined the show

House Of The Dragon, the upcoming prequel to HBO‘s Game Of Thrones, has announced seven new additions to its ensemble cast.

The 10-episode series is currently filming, and is due to reach the streaming service in January 2022.

Joining the show are Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall (Vikings, Devs), David Horovitch, Graham McTavish (The Witcher, Outlander), Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson (Fleabag), and Gavin Spokes.

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Find the new cast’s character descriptions below.

Ryan Corr as Ser Harwin ‘Breakbones’ Strong: Harwin is said to be the strongest man in the Seven Kingdoms. Ser Harwin is the eldest son to Master of Laws Lyonel Strong and heir to Harrenhal.

Jefferson Hall as Lord Jason Lannister: The Lord of Casterly Rock and twin to Ser Tyland Lannister; and Tyland Lannister, a crafty and calculating politician, twin to Lord Jason Lannister.

David Horovitch as Grand Maester Mellos: A voice of reason and trusted advisor to King Viserys.

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Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling: Ser Harrold has served in the Kingsguard since the days of King Jaehaerys; he is a paragon of chivalry and honour.

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Matthew Needham as Larys Strong: Younger son of Master of Laws Lyonel Strong, brought to court by his father.

Bill Paterson as Lord Lyman Beesbury: Lord of Honeyholt and Master of Coin on King Viserys’s small council.

Gavin Spokes as Lord Lyonel Strong: Master of Laws to King Viserys and Lord of Harrenhal.

Earlier this year, co-star Olivia Cooke revealed details of her role in the show.

Cooke plays Alicent Hightower in the HBO series. Her storyline sees her go up against the house of Targaryen for control of the throne.

“She’s very complex and I think people are gonna want to see the worst in her,” Cooke told Collider.

However, she added: “What’s amazing about Game Of Thrones, like we saw in the past series, is that one season, you hate a character, and the next, you absolutely love them and will go to the ends of the earth for them.”

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