Game of Thrones veterans star in medieval comedies, spy dramas and more
The iron Throne stars are getting new gigs left and right, starting with Bella Ramsey, who Obtained fans will remember the indomitable Lyanna Mormont, starring in an adaptation of the medieval YA novel Catherine, called Birdyabout a feisty 14-year-old living in the English village of Stonebridge in the year 1290.
Ramsey’s character is arranged to marry a much older man in an alliance, which is very The iron Throne of her, but it doesn’t fit her modern sensibilities. “His recklessness, his joy and his passion do not correspond to the societal role that has been assigned to him,” Ramsey said. teen vogue. “[The film] talks about his fight against these customs with justified rage and humor and an open mind. She’s basically trying to forge her own path in a world stacked against her in that regard.
It’s something Ramsey has addressed in much of her acting work. “All of these girls have the odds against them,” she said of the various characters she’s played. “They are all living the kind of life they are forced to live. Lyanna Mormont obviously being the ruler of this great island and all these men, she didn’t choose this. Same for Birdy, she didn’t choose to be the future lady of the mansion, and Ellie [from the upcoming HBO series The Last of Us] did not choose to grow up in a post-apocalyptic world. They are all trying to make the most of the circumstances in which they were placed and in which they were born.
Catherine, called Birdy is written and directed by Lena Dunham. It will be released in theaters on September 23 and will stream on Amazon Prime Video on October 7.
Michelle Fairley, Pilou Asbæk and Charles Dance all get new gigs
Ramsey is far from alone The iron Throne cast member tearing it up in show business. Variety reports that Michelle Fairley, who played the tragic Catelyn Stark, will star in the upcoming movie Nobody has to know. She will play Millie MacPherson, a babysitter who cares for a middle-aged man suffering from memory loss after a stroke. Millie tells Philippe that they were secretly in love with each other before her memory failed her… which isn’t true.
Why is she telling this lie? Guess we’ll have to wait for the film to be released in the UK and Ireland later this year to find out.
Moving along, The Hollywood Reporter does Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy) appear in Danish period drama Befrielsen (roughly translated into Release). He will play a school principal living in Denmark during an influx of German refugees in 1945. The refugees are placed in internment camps, and Asbæk’s character must decide whether to help them or support the position. anti-German of his country.
Befrielsen will be released in Denmark on September 23 this year.
To finish, The envelope reports that Charles Dance, aka Tywin Lannister, is joining Kiefer Sutherland in the Paramount+ series rabbit holeabout an agent in the world of industrial espionage accused of murder.
Sutherland plays the main guy. We don’t know who will be playing Dance, but we do know that just about everything he’s into is better because he’s there.
The eight episode rabbit hole will premiere on Paramount+ later this year.
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