Entertainment Weekly reports that the actor has landed the fan-favorite role of the Faceless Man of Braavos, an assassin and one of the criminals being transported to The Wall in the North alongside Arya Stark, currently posing as the boy Arry.
There isn’t much more that can be added here about Jaqen without spoiling some cool twists, so let’s just leave it at this: read the book and you’ll see why Jaqen is so completely awesome!
The “Thrones” casting news keeps a-coming: yesterday saw Gemma Whelan nab the part of
Asha, err, Yara Greyjoy, and in addition to Jaqen’s casting, there are two new announcements today.
Westeros.org, one of the finest “Ice and Fire” online destinations out there, got tipped off on who’s playing Xaro Xhoan Daxos in the second season of “Thrones.” British actor Nonso Anozie, who appears in this summer’s “Conan the Barbarian” alongside the late Khal Drogo, Jason Momoa, has wooed his way into the Qartheen merchant prince’s shoes. Xaro holds a prominent role in the second book in the “Ice and Fire” novels, “A Clash of Kings,” as he crosses paths with the reenergized and freshly anointed dragon mama Daenerys Targaryen in lands far from Westeros. He’s willing to help her on her trails, of course, but not without a price.
Kerr Logan, meanwhile, has secured the part of Matthos Seaworth, son of Davos, played in the second season by Liam Cunningham.
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