Game of Thrones season five cast announced at Comic Con!

Many fans were hoping that HBO would take the opportunity to announce the new additions to Game of Thrones season five at today’s SDCC panel, and they did not disappoint, introducing the new cast in a video.

With official confirmation and descriptions from HBO, the new cast members are:
Alexander Siddig

  • Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell. Doran Martell is the ruling lord of Dorne and older brother to the late Prince Oberyn Martell. Unlike his brother, Doran is even-tempered and deliberate. Now, all of Dorne waits to see how their lord will react to his brother’s death.

Toby Sebastian

  •   Toby Sebastian as Trystane Martell. Trystane Martell is Prince Doran’s son and heir to Dorne. His father betrothed him to Myrcella Baratheon as part of the alliance offered by Tywin Lannister, then Hand of the King.


Nell Tiger Free

  •   Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon. Myrcella Baratheon is officially the eldest child of Cersei Lannister and the late King Robert Baratheon, though in truth her father is Cersei’s own brother, Jaime Lannister. For years, she has been a guest and ward of Prince Doran, betrothed to his son, but her position has become tenuous with the death of Oberyn Martell, thePrince’s brother.

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Game of Thrones SDCC Panel live discussion

SDCC logoThe Game of Thrones Q&A Panel at San Diego Comic-Con will be beginning shortly in Hall H, hosted by Craig Ferguson and featuring several cast members. The panel lasts for one hour, and many are hoping that the panel will feature some big announcements or special unreleased footage as a treat for the fans.

The official SDCC programming notes:

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, HBO’s Game of Thrones concluded its 10-episode fourth season in June and will begin filming its fifth season this summer. The series, executive produced and written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, is an epic story of treachery and nobility, set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years. Featured cast include (in alphabetical order) Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Natalie Dormer as Margaery Baratheon, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Rose Leslie as Ygritte, Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane (“The Hound”), Pedro Pascal as Oberyn Martell, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, and Maisie Williams as Arya Stark.

John Bradley will also be joining the panel, though he was not included in this original announcement.

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A Message From the Creators of Watchers on the Wall

Raven LogoWelcome to, your new go-to source for Game of Thrones news!

The founders of the site have begun with simple goals: to enjoy Game of Thrones together with other enthusiastic fans and to implement a few new ideas that we’ve always wanted to try.

What will WatchersOnTheWall offer fans? Here you’ll find Axechucker’s colorful interviews and Twitter recaps, HmR’s passion for analysis and ratings, Bex’s humor and love for building the community, and Oz’s Unsullied episode recaps and speculative pieces with his fresh perspective. As always, we’ll be reporting the latest filming news and casting scoops of Game of Thrones, providing commentary and offering editorial posts for your enjoyment.

The center of WotW is the blog section but we also have a Forum, as fans have been requesting, and we’re looking into adding Chat as well. The site is opening a week ahead of schedule, so we’re still fiddling with a few things, like the forum design and some blog commenting options. But we’re dying to talk about Comic-Con and the Game of Thrones panel today with everyone, so we’re throwing open the doors.

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