New Characters are included in Season 6!

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Still there a lot of mysteries unfolded when it comes to Season 6 casting of Game of Thrones. Role of Lord Karstark will now be played by a new actor in this season. The batch of casting notices which was released in June described a role that sources have confirmed to be Karstark, scion to the previous lord Rickard which was portrayed by John Stahl. Lord Rickard was executed in season 3 by Robb Stark, which leads the Karstarks to stop the Stark cause.

Paul Rattray

The character is described in such words:

“Lord of Northern Stronghold: The show’s looking for an actor in his late thirties or forties to play another lord, one that’s ruthless and calculating. The frightening lord rules a vassal household with a castle stronghold.”

According to the notice issued the following character will be in 3 episodes of season 6. We now got to know that according to the information that has surfaced on the actor’s CV, the role of Harald Karstark will be portrayed by Paul Rattray. Rattray has already appeared in several British series such as Holby City, Doctors and Birdsong.

Some more new characters would also be seen in the upcoming season 6. Irish actor Ruairi Heading will be seen playing the role of the Green Recruit. Jack Bender is the director listed on his CV. The Green Recruit also appeared on the June Casting Notice List. It is just a small role that was scheduled for a one day filming. Heading has also appeared in the RTE series Rebellion and just acted in an upcoming film The Lost City of Z.

Ruairi Heading

One more new character will be seen in the upcoming season. Annette Hannah, a student of Pauline Quirke Academy got role of Frances. The official website of the academy has posted on their news page quoting,” CONGRATULATIONS to Annette (Hannah) who recently landed the role of Frances in Game of Thrones!” and shared a photo of the girl on the throne. The website also quotes Annette as saying,” I had such an amazing time and I wouldn’t change it for the world. I especially loved working with Lena Headey, Anton Lesser and Julian Glover!” Annette’s father also quoted on the website that,” I am so proud of the incredible professional way she worked on her first ever role. Watching her was amazing and the whole process of filming was fascinating.”

Annette Hannah

A scene was filmed at Shane’s Castle in December which involved Qyburn (Anton Lesser) and some child artists with him. I guess Hannah might be connected to this scene. It is still a mystery that who is going to do what which will be revealed soon on 24th April at 9pm on HBO as the Game of Thrones Season 6 will be premiering on that night. Stay tuned.

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