Game Of Thrones prequel casts Miranda Richardson as she joins host of stars in series

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She's the multi-award-winning actress best known as Queen Elizabeth in beloved comedy series Blackadder.

And Miranda Richardson, 61, is now set to join a new generation of stars in the hotly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel.

Actress - Sky - Curfew - Series - Regular

The actress, who is currently appearing in Sky's Curfew, has been cast as a series regular in the yet-untitled prequel, Variety reported.

The new show, which was created by Games of Thrones mastermind George R.R. Martin and showrunner Jane Goldman, is set thousands of years before the start of the beloved HBO series.

Prequel - Network - Secrets - Westeros - History

And the prequel, according to the network, will unravel 'the horrifying secrets of Westeros' history to the true origin of the White Walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend'.

Miranda, who has been nominated for two Academy Awards throughout her impressive career, will join previously announced lead Naomi Watts, 50, and Josh Whitehouse, 28.

Cable - Network - Month - Actress - Naomi

The cable network announced last month that British actress Naomi Ackie 27, would join the prequel's cast in a leading role.

And 38-year-old Irish stage actress Denise Gough is also set to join the prequel's cast as one of its leads.

Addition - Productions - People - Places - Things

In addition to starring in well-received productions of People Places And Things and Angels In America, the actress was recently seen opposite Keira Knightley in Colette.

Sweeney Todd and Twilight actor Jamie Campbell Bower, 30, has also been added to the cast in a supporting role.

Stage - Actress - Sheila - Atim - Force

And 27-year-old stage actress Sheila Atim is likely to add some dramatic force to the upcoming series.

She won an Olivier award for her performance in Girl From The North Country and...
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