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Thursday, October 13, 2011

HBO confirms Game of Thrones castings for people who aren't the Reeds

George R. R. Martin has updated his clue post with confirmation of what many had already guessed: John Stahl will be plaing Rickard Karstark in season two of Game of Thrones. This character had been played by a featured extra in season one, but now that Karstark has more of a role to play, they have recast the part. John Stahl is a veteran actor of stage and screen. The Scottish actor has had roles in Holby City, Doctors and Being Human on TV. He has appeared in numerous West End productions including Much Ado About Nothing, The Globe Mysteries, Macbeth, Othello, and the Danny Boyle directed Frankenstein. Rickard Karstark is a bannermen to King Robb Stark of Winterfell and joins him in his war against the Lannisters. Read more at ONTD: