Dragons’ breath won’t be the only hot thing in Daenerys’ future: British actor Joel Fry is joining Game of Thrones‘ fourth season as Hizdahr zo Loraq.
According to EW.com, which first reported the casting, Hizdahr is the young heir of a well-established Meereenese family.
To avoid spoiling The Unsullied among you, this is all we’ll say of Fry’s character (at least, based on the books): He shows up in A Dance With Dragons, the fifth installment in the series of novels on which Thrones is based, and he figures prominently in Khaleesi’s life for a good chunk of time.
Fry’s credits include the film 10,000 BC and the British sitcoms White Van Man and Trollied.
Thrones will return to HBO in 2014.
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