That’s according to German website Bild, reporting that the Murder She Wrote star holds a role in two of the upcoming seven episodes that are slated to premiere in the summer of 2017. HBO didn’t comment on the speculation at the time of going to press, but we do know the network is actively casting for new additions, having recently plucked Jim Broadbent – star of Moulin Rouge, Gangs of New York and Eddie the Eagle – for an undisclosed role.
Besides, this wouldn’t be the first time that Game of Thrones has recruited a bona fide acting legend to its ranks. Over the past six seasons, HBO’s fantasy flagship has filled its truly massive ensemble with everyone from Charles Dance to Ian McShane and Dame Diana Rigg to Max Von Sydow. »
- Michael Briers