Jim Broadbent’s “Thrones” Role Revealed

British acting legend Jim Broadbent has seemingly revealed his not-so-secret role in the upcoming season of HBO’s fantasy saga “Game of Thrones”.

Speaking with ScreenCrush, the “Harry Potter” actor revealed the nature of his role and confirmed he’s in five of the season’s seven episodes. He adds that he plays “an archmaester…I’m an old professor character.”

He also indicated that most of his scenes are with John Bradley’s character, Sam Tarly. In the books there is an archmaester at the Citadel in Oldtown where Sam has gone to train to become a maester.

“Game of Thrones” returns to screens this summer.