Is the third time really a charm?
Game of Thrones, has recast Ser Gregor Clegane aka The Mountain That Rides, for the THIRD time. The character now be portrayed by Icelandic athlete Hafthor “Thor” Julius Bjornsson:
Ser Gregor was originally played by Conan Stevens in Season One, who was later replaced by Ian Whyte in Season Two. The character was kept out of Season 3 completely.
This comes just after the news that Michael Huisman’s mystery role is also a recast— He’ll be taking over the role of Daario Naharis, originally portrayed by Ed Skrein.
Games of Thrones‘ 4th season has found its Mace Tyrell, father of Maegaery and Loras Tyrell and the Lord of Highgarden, in actor Roger Ashton-Griffiths! Mace Tyrell will become a player in the plot surrounding Maegaery and Joffrey’s upcoming nuptials.
Ashton-Griffiths is best known for his roles in Gangs of New York, The Tudors, and Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant.