Max von Sydow, the exorcist in William Friedkin's film The Exorcist, is the newest biggie to join the cast of Game of Thrones Season 6. The actor is known for many other famous roles as well and will also been since in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
Von Sydow will play the Three-Eyed Raven, the mysterious part-tree-part-human-part-crow tutor of Bran Stark, who was briefly seen in the season 4 finale (where the character was portrayed by a different actor).Earlier on Saturday, Entertainment Weekly reported that Ian McShane from Deadwood has joined the cast as well. McShane’s role, however, has not yet been disclosed.
Deadwood star Ian McShane joins Game of Thrones. (Shutterstock/Twitter)