Casting details revealed for Game Of Thrones Season Two

Members of Clash Of The Titans, Outcasts and Valkyrie added to the ensemble

About to begin filming in Northern Ireland, the wait for the brilliantly profane second series of Game Of Thrones feels like the longest ever, luckily we’ve some casting news to break up the drought and feed the anticipation.

Irish actor Liam Cunningham (pictured left, in Centurion with Michael Fassbender), who most recently appeared in Clash Of The Titans and Outcasts, is set to play smuggler-turned-knight Davos Seaworth, Stephen Dillane is to play Renly Baratheon, the as unseen other younger brother to the dead King Robert, and Dutch actress Carice van Houten, seen in Valkyrie and Repo Men, will play priestess Lady Melisandre .