The upcoming season of HBO’s popular TV series, Game of Thrones already has all its fans losing their minds over all the theories and speculations about it. While a lot of hints are being dropped by the old cast itself, more can be speculated about the series’ seventh season by just taking a keen look at the cast, especially the ones returning and being added. So without much ado. Let us have look at some of the prominent additions and returns in the cast:
Game of Thrones Season 7 Cast – New & Old
Playing probably the most loved as well as pitied Friendzonedcharcter in the series, JorahMormont, Iain Glen is all set to return for the next season. The actor was spotted on a plane to Belfast. However, the fans were half expecting him after his departure in season 6 where the Khaleesi sent him away on a mission. It will be interesting to know what the fate and the writers have for him.
If we were to make a list of characters that we really miss and would like to see more, Gendry is very likely to be on top. One of Robert Baratheon bastard, Gendry had fans looking for him since his departure in season 3. Seeing the actor Joe Dempsie at going quite under a hood at the Belfast airport has again set fans hoping to see him in the next season
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Okay-okay, yes, you saw KhalDrogo dying in season one. But the sources and more evidently the Instagram pic that the actor Jason Momoa himself posted alongside the show creators D.B. Weiss and David Benoff tell a different story altogether. It is being highly anticipated that in some form or the other, the fans might witness their fearsome shall return, unless of course, he has some evil twin somewhere down the plotline.
While these were the prominent names that are expected to make a return in the series, there are some new additions to the plot as well. Let us have a look at them too
You’ve seen him as perform for his Academy Award winning character of the loving husband, John Bayley in Iris. You saw him as crazy professor of potions in Harry Potter. And now he’s going to be there in the nest Game of thrones season. Jim Broadbent is to pay a significant role in the series. While everyone is out of wits to predict what role he must be playing, a thin chance is of him having a negative role. Since, the last season witnessed the departure of the two most prominent antagonists, Ramsay Bolton and Walder Frey, in a grand Game of Thrones way, the series needs another good villain to keep the plot spicy. And Jim’s addition to the cast might be more than a mere coincidence
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In other news, Angel Lansbury, the actress you probably remember as detective Jessica Fletcher from the popular TV series Murder, She Wrote is also likely to be a new member of the Game of Thrones cast. According to sources, the actress is believed to be approached to play a significant role in two episodes in the next Game of Thrones season.
However the roles for both the new additions to the cast remain unknown, it would be really interesting to see them perform in the series. Now, that the plot for the series is somewhat independent of the book that R.R. Martin has not completed yet, fans are really curious to know what fate lies for all the characters including the new ones.
As per the old cast, there have been some hints dropped by actors Masie Williams aka Arya Stark and Sophie Turner aka Sansa Stark about their characters, including Kit Harrington’s Jon Snow are to show their negative sides in the next season. While it would also be interesting to see LeanaHeadey’sCersieLannister ruling as the ‘Mad Queen’. But we pledge by the old cast and the new, and also the ones returning, that whatever happens the next season is going to be a real blast for the viewers gaining more Emmy Nominations, more fans and more and more curiosity or season 8.