Utopia Series 2 casts Rose Leslie and Ian McDiarmid

Game Of Thrones’ Ygritte and Emperor Palpatine join the cast of Utopia’s second series

Rose Leslie as Ygritte in Game Of Thrones
Rose Leslie as Ygritte in Game Of Thrones

Star Wars‘ Emperor Palpatine Ian McDiarmid and Rose Leslie, best known for playing Jon Snow’s Wildling lover Ygritte in Game Of Thrones, has joined the cast of the second series of Utopia.

Digital Spy reports that McDiarmid and Leslie will be joined by Tom Burke (The Hour), Trystan Gravelle (Mr Selfridge) and Michael Maloney (The White Queen).

The dark sci-fi drama about a conspiracy surrrounding a mysterious comic book was one of the year’s best series, and it will return in 2014.

You can read our review of Utopia Series One here and you can buy Utopia on Blu-ray for £12 at Amazon.co.uk.