Andrew Scott Trades Hot Priest for Hot Mystery Explorer Role in ‘His Dark Materials’

/Film | 8/19/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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You’ve met Hot Priest, now meet…Hot Mystery Character That We Can’t Reveal Too Much About Yet. But either way, Andrew Scott will be making much use of his brand of hot dishevelment as the newest addition to the His Dark Materials cast for the second season of the HBO/BBC fantasy series.

The His Dark Materials Twitter account revealed Monday that Andrew Scott has been cast as Jopari, a character set to appear in season 2 of the fantasy-action series based on Philip Pullman‘s acclaimed novels. Scott celebrated his joining the His Dark Materials cast in what seems to be a behind-the-scenes picture with to Lin-Manuel Miranda, who stars in the series as the hot air balloon pilot Lee Scoresby.

Northwards - Caption - Line - Jopari - Tells

“So I have summoned you here, and you are to fly me northwards,” the caption reads, referring to a line that the mysterious Jopari tells Lee, who happens upon the grizzled explorer by more than mere coincidence.

"So I have summoned you here, and you are to fly me northwards”

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Scott, hot off his role as Hot Priest (that’s what he’s called, I swear!) in the award-winning drama series Fleabag, is in high demand as of late, recently appearing in an episode of the newest season of Black Mirror and starring in Sam Mendes’ upcoming war drama 1917. Though Scott has been stealing scenes for years (you may remember him as Moriarty in BBC’s modern-day Sherlock series), Hot Priest in Fleabag was a breakout role of sorts that has turned the frequently disheveled, pale actor into a...
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