‘Game of Thrones’ prequel casts Naomi Watts as a ‘socialite’ with a secret
The prequel series to HBO’s Game of Thrones has its first star: Naomi Watts.
Watts has signed on as “a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret,” though all other details, including her character’s name, remain a mystery. The casting brings to an end to what Deadline describes as the “lengthy negotiations” that led to the show’s first cast member signing on.
As we previously learned, the prequel series is set thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones. It unfolds during the late stages of Westeros’s so-called “Age of Heroes,” a time that featured — among other things — humanity’s first clash with the White Walkers. Read more…