The cast of House of the Dragon just got bigger and better. The Game of Thrones prequel series has just added Castlevania star Graham McTavish along with six other actors for interesting new roles.
The official House of the Dragon Twitter account shared the news. The show will add McTavish along with Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Gavin Spokes, Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, and David Horovitch.
McTavish will play Ser Harrold Westerling while Needham was cast as Larys Strong. Paterson is confirmed as Lord Lyman Beesbury, Spokes will play Lord Lyonel Strong, and Corr will portray Ser Harwin 'Breakbones' Strong. Hall will portray twins Lords Jason and Tyland Lannister while Horovitch has been cast as Grand Maester Mellos.
McTavish's casting is great news considering that the former Outlander star has been attached to some of the most popular fantasy franchises. He portrayed the dwarf Dwalin in the Hobbit trilogy and was cast as King Atlan in Aquaman. McTavish also played the Saint of Killers in Preacher and provided the voice of Dracula in Castlevania. In addition to that, he has worked on several video games including Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
House of the Dragon will also star Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith and Emma D'Arcy as the main cast while Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno were confirmed for supporting roles. The series has not yet been given an official release date but is already set to premiere on HBO in 2022.