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Aug 13, 2011

GAME OF THRONES: Season 2 Casts Michael McElhatton, Robert Pugh, Hannah Murray

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Michael McElhatton, Robert Pugh, Hannah Murray cast in Season 2 of Game of Thrones. Michael McElhatton, Robert Pugh, Hannah Murray will play Roose Bolton, Craster, and Gilly respectively in Season 2 of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Michael McElhatton’s Roose Bolton, Lord of the Dreadfort, is “a sworn ally to Winterfell but his family used to be an enemy of the Starks.”

Robert Pugh’s Craster is “a wildman who lives north of the wall and is hospitable to members of the Night’s Watch.”

Hannah Murray’s Gilly is “one of Craster’s wives and his own daughter.”

Other Game of Thrones: Season 2 cast includes:

Stephen Dillane (John Adams, King Arthur) as Stannis Baratheon and Carice van Houten (Repo Men) as Melisandre. More additions include Liam Cunningham (Camelot) as the onion knight Davos, Natalie Dormer (The Tudors) as Margaery Tyrell, Gwendoline Christie as the knight Brienne, Nonso Anozie as a merchant prince, Tom Wlaschiha as the assassin Jaqen H’gar, Roy Dotrice as a pyromancer, Oliver Ford Davies as Maester Cressen, a maester in service to Stannis Baratheon, Ben Crompton (“Man Stroke Woman”) as Dolorous Edd of the Night’s Watch, and Gemma Whelan as the axe wielding Yara Greyjoy.

If you are new to the series, Game of Thrones is

an HBO adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy novel series “A Song of Ice and Fire”. Set in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime, Game of Thrones chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the kingdom’s seven noble families for control of the Iron Throne.

Season 1 of Game of Thrones starred Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Aidan Gillen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Richard Madden, Alfie Allen, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jack Gleeson, Rory McCann, Peter Dinklage, and Jason Momoa.

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Source: Dailyblam