Golden Globe laureate Ian McShane (Deadwood) returns to HBO. According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor was cast in the sixth season of the fantasy series Game of Thrones. Who exactly will play McShane is not disclosed, however, sources of the publication say that the role will be small, but key.
In previous years, HBO usually announced the names of new characters and performers of their roles, some time after the end of the next season ... But this year McShane is the only actor whose name is confirmed for the next season. The plot of the sixth season is unknown, as the show mostly used material from published five of the seven books of the George R.R. cycle. Martin "A Song of Ice and Fire". The release date for the sixth novel, The Winds of Winter, has yet to be announced.
McShane, known for his roles as bad guys, scoundrels and thieves, is currently guesting on the third season of Showtime's "Ray Donovan" drama. The next projects with the participation of the actor - "Bolden!" and "The Man on Carrion Road."
During the Television Critics Association conference, HBO Programming Director Michael Lombardo announced that the network intends to movie at least eight seasons of Game of Thrones. The sixth season, which has just begun production, will premiere in spring 2016.
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