Game Of Thrones Casts Pirate

Lucian Msamati joins what’s fast becoming the biggest cast in television history, surely?

Lucian Msamati, who best know for his role in The No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency , and also appeared in Doctor Who ’s “The Vampires Of Venice”, has joined the ever-growing cast of Game Of Thrones .

According to Entertainment Weekly , he will play Salladhor Saan, a notorious mercenary pirate who’s pledged to Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane) brother a late King Robert.

Msamati is the latest to join the large and impressive guest cast for season two of the HBO fantasy drama. Newcomers include Robert Pugh, Hannah Murray, Roy Dotrice, Liam Cunningham, Carice van Houten, Gwendoline Christie, and The Tudors ’ Natalie Dormer.