Richard E. Grant Joins “Game of Thrones”

Famed British actor Richard E. Grant has joined the cast of HBO’s big-budget fantasy series “Game of Thrones” for its upcoming sixth season.

It’s unclear at present what role the “Withnail & I” and “Downton Abbey” actor will play and what episodes he will appear in.

Grant marks the latest name to join the cast of the series for the new season which includes Ian McShane, Freddie Stroma, Pilou Asbaek and Max van Sydow.

Production will continue on the sixth season through the rest of the year ahead of an April 2016 premiere.

Source: Variety