Could this be a ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Spartacus’ overlap?
Imagine a series that combines both elements of “GoT” and “Spartacus”? Sounds dreamy, right? Well, read on and get to know more about this fantastic news.
The two hit series will not quite be merging, hold your horses—but trust that both essentials from the two shows will be combined as Joseph “Joe” Naufahu (“ The Last Saint”, “The Kick”, “Go Girls”) joins the stellar cast of “Game of Thrones” Season 6.
“GoT” Season 5 presented new characters in exchange for the deceased ones who were unfortunately killed off in preceding seasons, reports Movie Web and now it’s time for more fresh personalities to join the star-studded ensemble.
Stuff New Zealand reports that Naufahu currently maintains and manages a gym in Auckland called Ludus Magnus but is supposedly overseas taping in Europe until around January.
He is best known for his role as Liscus on “Spartacus” (via Deadline), as well as for his stint on local series “Go Girls”. The critically acclaimed drama “The Last Saint”, marked his brother Rene Naufahu’s directorial introduction.
The “Spartacus: Vengeance” actor will join fellow Kiwi Keisha Castle-Hughes in HBO’s well-loved fantasy series.
While the specifics of Naufahu’s character are still strictly classified, Deadline Hollywood reports that the star has engaged a “re-occurring arc” on the show. A fan site contemplated that Naufahu would play a Dothraki warrior named Khal Jhaqo.
Stay tuned for more updates on Naufahu’s integration into “GoT”.
Additionally, here’s more info on the forthcoming new season: James Faulkner of “Downton Abbey” will be making his debut as Randyll, Sam Tarly’s father. “Pitch Perfect 2” actor Freddie Stroma will join the cast as Sam’s younger brother. Also making their first appearances are Richard E. Grant and Essie Davis, although their roles have not been revealed yet. Ian McShane’s cameo has also been stretched into the impending season
“Game of Thrones” Season 6 will be back on HBO in Spring 2016.
Photo Source: Stuff New Zealand