‘Game of Thrones’ Star Peter Dinklage Joins Cast of Adam Sandler’s ‘Pixels’

Peter Dinklage
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“Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage is set to join the cast of Sony’s “Pixels,” starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James.

Josh Gad is also set to star in the pic with Sandler’s Happy Madison shingle producing. Chris Columbus is directing the pic.

Story is an adaptation of Patrick Jean’s short film, which depicted popular ’80s videogame characters attacking New York City. The movie follows a group of videogame experts who are recruited by the government to help deal with the threat.

Dinklage can be seen next in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and is also set to star in the Paramount pic “O’ Lucky Day.” The fourth season of “Game of Thrones” bows on April 6.

He is repped by CAA, manager David Ginsberg, and attorney Karl Austin. TheWrap first reported the news.

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  1. Karl says:

    Is this movie animated? It says so on imdb, but not here.

  2. Bryan Dowling says:

    Why Peter Why? He is way too good to be in a D comedy starring Adam Sandler. He should be in smart comedies or maybe try to push his acting past comedy and do drama.

  3. April says:

    I love Peter Dinklage but not enough to get me to watch an Adam Sandler movie.

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