"Extra! Read all about it! Rita Skeeter moves from Hogwarts to Westeros!"
That's true. Miranda Richardson, who played the bad reporter in the Harry Potter franchise, joins the next, still untitled Game of thrones prequel series, according to TV Line. The show takes place thousands of years before the events of the current series of HBO, while Westeros has gone from a prosperous "Age of Heroes" to "The Long Night". we do not know who plays Richardson, it's just an important role.
Richardson, a two-time Academy Award nominee, whose varied career also includes projects such as The crying game, Rubicon, and Chicken coop, joins a cast that stars Naomi Watts in a lead role as well as Naomi Ackie (Star Wars Episode IX), Georgie Henley (Chronicles of Narnia)Ivanno Jeremiah (Human)Denise Gough (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunting), Jamie Campbell Bower and Toby Regbo (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald)Sheila Atim (Prostitutes)and Alex Sharp (How to talk to girls at parties) in supportive roles.
The franchise creator, George R.R. Martin, produces the show and Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First class) is the showrunner. The driver should shoot later this year, so we will not wait as long as we did for the upcoming season of The Thrones to see his follow-up.
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