Pedro Pascal Joins “Game of Thrones”

Chilean actor Pedro Pascal (“The Good Wife,” “Red Widow”) has scored the key role of Prince Oberyn Martell in the upcoming fourth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”.

‘Oberyn’, aka. The Red Viper, will be one of the first characters in the series from the previously mentioned but so far unseen Dorne peninsula.

The character comes to King’s Landing to obtain justice for his sister’s murder at the hands of Ser Gregor Clegane (Ian Whyte) several years before during the overthrow the Mad King Aerys Targaryen.

He also becomes an important character in the events surrounding Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) during the season. Pascal marks the first major casting addition for the show’s fourth season.

Source: The Live Feed