The actress, who has had roles in both Matrix sequels, the Australian (and original) version of The Slap andThe Babadook, will reportedly play a member of a traveling theater troupe in Braavos who stages a play titledThe Bloody Hand. During the Thrones' play-within-a-show, Davis will take on the role of Cersei Lannister.
Davis becomes the latest new face to join Game of Thrones for season six. The actress, whose casting leaked after fans of the series posted photos from the set online, joins a roster of season six additions includingRichard E. Grant, Freddie Stroma (UnREAL), Pilou Asbæk, Max von Sydow and Ian McShane.
Game of Thrones returns in the spring on HBO.