‘Game of Thrones’ Adds Essie Davis for Season 6

Australian actress Essie Davis has joined the cast of the upcoming season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Variety has confirmed.

Davis will play an actress who stars in a play called “The Bloody Hand,” which is meant to mirror the world of Westeros. Davis’ character will play a version of Cersei Lannister.

The actress is known for her work in horror hit “The Babadook” and two “Matrix” sequels.

She joins recently announced “Thrones” newbies Ian McShane, Pilou Asbæk and Freddie Stroma.

Davis is repped by WME and RGM Artists in Australia.

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