‘Game of Thrones’ Casts Ian McShane in Season 6 Mystery Role

Ian McShane will appear on the upcoming season of “Game of Thrones,” Variety has confirmed.

Details on McShane’s role are being kept under wraps, but he will play a key role in the season’s plot with a small amount of screen time, reports EW.

McShane’s stint in Westeros marks his return to HBO, home to his celebrated role on “Deadwood.”

Production on season six of “GOT” has commenced, with the 10 episodes expected to air in spring of 2016.

McShane is repped by ICM in the U.S. and Independent Talent Group in the U.K., along with Gallant Management and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern.

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