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Star Trek Into Darkness Actor Lands Game Of Thrones Role

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Joseph Gatt will be moving from space to Westeros this year. He’s landed a gig on HBO’s Game of Thrones but who will he play?

We’re not quite sure. The Hollywood Reporter writes:

“HBO confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that the actor has been cast in the upcoming fourth season of the hit, but isn’t revealing what role he’ll be playing. Speculation online (fueled by Gatt’s IMDB page) has him pegged as Styr, Magnar of Thenn, the wildling leader known for his muscular build and hairless body.”

Well, that would make sense. We previously heard word of three George R.R. Martin characters making their debut on the series in Season 4 and Styr was one of them. The other two, Mace Tyrell and Prince Oberyn Martell have already been cast as Roger Ashton-Griffiths and Pedro Pascal respectively.

Mark Gatiss has also been cast in an unrevealed role but we’re going to go out on a limb and say he wouldn’t make a better Styr than Gatt.

(via The Hollywood Reporter)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."