‘Westworld’ Season 3 Casts Vincent Cassel As Its New Big Bad

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed Vincent Cassel (Irreversible) has joined the cast of HBO’s hit series Westworld.

According to the trade, Cassel is set to take on the role of the new big bad in the third season which is set to air on the premium cabler in 2020. Executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy released a statement expressing their excitement to have Cassel board the series.:

“We’re incredibly excited to work with Vincent Cassel. We’ve been longtime fans of his and are thrilled for him to join the Westworld team.”

Further details on Cassel’s role remain under wraps. Cassel will make his stateside series regular debut in the third season of Westworld. He joins newcomers Aaron Paul and Lena Waithe.

Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Tessa Thompson, Fares Fares, Luke Hemsworth, Louis Herthum, Simon Quarterman, Talulah Riley, Rodrigo Santoro, Gustaf Skarsgård, Ed Harris, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Clifton Collins Jr., Angela Sarafyan, Katja Herbers, Shannon Woodward, Zahn McClarnon, and Anthony Hopkins as Robert Ford.

Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

Westworld Season 3 is set to debut in 2020.

Source: THR

‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Episode 3 Images Tease The Epic Battle Of Winterfell

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Game of ThronesHBO has released six new images from this week's new episode of Game of Thrones, teasing the epic Battle of Winterfell with the Army of the Dead.

Last week's episode ended with tension at an all-time high for the hit fantasy series as the White Walkers approached Winterfell, teasing the massive upcoming battle that took a total of 55-nights to shoot. Miguel Sapochnik, best known to Game of Thrones fans as the director behind the Battle of the Bastards episode, returned to helm the Battle of Winterfell. The images offer a new look at stars Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Conleth Hill.

You can check out the brand new images from Game of Thrones in the gallery below.

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David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill have written the final six episodes which have been directed by David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik, with Benioff and Weiss helming the series finale. Benioff and Weiss returned to executive produce the final season alongside Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield, with Bryan Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin serving as co-executive producers.

While the series is coming to an end, Game of Thrones will be followed by a prequel spin-off which is expected to premiere as early as 2020 and stars Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse (Poldark). Naomi Ackie, Denise Gough, Jamie Campbell Bower, Shella Atim, Ivanno Jeremiah, Georgie Henley, Alex Sharp, and Toby Regbo. S.J. Clarkson will direct the series pilot.

Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont, and Hannah Murray as Gilly.

Here is the synopsis for HBO’s Game of Thrones:

George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” depicts two powerful families — kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men — all playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne. Winter is coming.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the final season of Game of Thrones as we learn it.

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

News Editor, Film/TV Reporter at Heroic Hollywood.