Jim Broadbent Joins “Game of Thrones” Cast

One of the last British acting legends who has NOT been a part of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is finally joining the lavish fantasy series in its upcoming seventh season – the one and only Jim Broadbent.

As usual with ‘Thrones’ now that we’ve gone beyond the books, everything is being kept top secret. All that’s known about Broadbent’s role is that it will be significant.

Filming on the new season wiil take place in Northern Ireland, Spain and Iceland, with a debut slated for Summer 2017 on HBO. The upcoming season will also be shorter than usual with just seven episodes.

Broadbent has been in several films this past year including “Eddie the Eagle,” “The Legend of Tarzan” and next month’s “Bridget Jones’s Diary”.

Source: EW