Ian joins Game of Thrones
Popular British actor Ian McShane will appear on the upcoming season of US fantasy drama TV series Game of Thrones. Although the details on McShane’s role are being kept under wraps, he will play a key role in the season’s plot with a small amount of screen time, reports ew.com. Production on season six of Game of Thrones has commenced, with the 10 episodes expected to air in the spring of 2016. McShane came into limelight by playing a homicidal frontier kingpin Al Swearengen on Deadwood, and then had roles in films like Sexy Beast (2000), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and John Wick (2014).