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Things We Saw Today: Peter Dinklage Is Set to Star in Sony’s Rumplestiltskin Movie

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Peter Dinklage, best known as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones, is attached to play the title role in Sony’s upcoming Rumpelstiltskin. Dinklage is also attached to produce the film, with Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls) writing the screenplay. With Game of Thrones ending its epic run next year, the series’ ensemble cast is in high demand. Details are still forthcoming about the film, but fingers crossed it will be a Maleficent-style re-imagining of the classic Brother Grimm fairy tale told from the point of view of Rumple himself.

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Chelsea was born and raised in New Orleans, which explains her affinity for cheesy grits and Britney Spears. An pop culture journalist since 2012, her work has appeared on Autostraddle, AfterEllen, and more. Her beats include queer popular culture, film, television, republican clownery, and the unwavering belief that 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' is the greatest movie ever made. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, with her husband, 2 sons, and one poorly behaved rescue dog. She is a former roller derby girl and a black belt in Judo, so she is not to be trifled with. She loves the word “Jewess” and wishes more people used it to describe her.