HBO started casting new characters for the 7th season of its huge hit, Game of Thrones. The latest addition to really classy and talented actors who took part in Game of Thrones such as Charles Dance, Jonathan Pryce, Sean Bean, Julian Glover and Ian Mcshane is  Jim Broadbent.

Most of you will remember Jim Broadbent as Professor Horace Slughorn while he also appeared in movies like Birdget Jones’ Diary and Hot Fuzz in addition to being a famous actor for British TV.

It was Entertainment Weekly who broke this news claiming Boradbent will play an important role in season 7. Supposedly there is a leaked casting call in relation to his role and it goes as follows:

Priest, in his 60’s. He’s a venerable priest with moral authority and gravitas. The show is seeking a white actor, using an RP accent, with characterful face for this part. He’s scheduled to shoot one week, from September 22nd.

Game of Thrones’ fans already started speculating about what his role could be and so far, the most popular guess is Marwyn, the archmaster of the Citadel. Then again, there is a good chance that he can play a character that has not evne appeared in the books as of now. He is the first new casting for the 7th season, we’ll be updating you about all these news, follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to get daily updates!