Game Of Thrones: what is the cast doing next?

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With just one episode left of Game Of Thrones' sixth season, here's where you can check in with the cast during the long wait for Season Seven...

Jon Snow (Kit Harington)

Game Of Thrones - Jon Snow

He died, he came back again and took the battle to the Boltons; Jon Snow has had a hell of a Season and he's soon to team up with the Red Woman once more...

Next on screen: The Western Brimstone, directed by Martin Koolhoven and co-starring Carice Van Houten, Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning. Shooting is complete but there are no release dates yet.

Attached to: Xavier Dolan's The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan, with Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain and Nicholas Hoult. Currently in pre-production.

READ THIS: Who are Jon Snow's real parents?

Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

Sansa Stark came into her own like never before this year and Turner is fast establishing herself as a rising star.

Next on screen: Matthew Coppola's PTSD drama Alone, co-starring Mark Kassen and Ray Liotta. Shooting complete, but no release date yet. Plus she's Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse, which is still in cinemas right now.

Attached to: Multi-director drama anthology Berlin, I Love You, with Jared Leto and Jack Huston.

Arya Stark (Maisie Williams)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 7

A Girl is no-one? Hardly. A Girl is rumoured to become one of the X-Men. The Many-Faced God would surely approve.

Next on screen: Bill Purple's drama The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea played at Tribeca in April but awaits a release date elsewhere. Sci-fi thriller iBoy and Mary/Percy Shelley romantic drama A Storm In The Stars are both in post-production awaiting dates.

Attached to: The Forest Of Hands And Teeth, adapted from Carrie Ryan's teen zombie novel, and the bucket-list drama Arrivals. She's also rumoured to be in the running for X-Men spin-off The New Mutants, as Scottish werewolf Wolfsbane.

Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright)

Brandon Stark

After a Season off, Bran made a triumphant return this year. Unfortunately, Hempstead Wright has nothing on the slate but Game Of Thrones.

Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

He drinks and he knows things. He's also the heart, soul and razor-edged tongue of the entire show. Frankly we'd watch Dinklage in pretty much anything.

Next on screen: Shooting is complete on the sci-fi mystery Rememory, co-starring Anton Yelchin in what's now, tragically, one of his final roles. Currently filming Martin McDonagh's thriller Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Neither film has a release date yet.

Attached to: The Thicket, an adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale's quirky Western novel. Dinklage will star and produce. He's also on board for the title role in the fantasy drama The Jester, and may have another HBO show in the offing, in paranormal detective series Beasts Of Valhalla, from George C. Chesbro's novels.

Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 6

SHAME! SHAME! No bell-ringing Septas for Cersei this summer – unless you count the Tonberry in Final Fantasy XV, that is.

Next on screen: Shooting is complete on Jordan Ross' thriller Thumper, although it doesn't have a release date yet. Headey is also the voice of Lunafreya Nox Fleuret in the animated Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, joining Thrones alumnus Sean Bean (Bean voices Regis Lucis Caelum). That one's out on DVD, Blu-ray and digital platforms in September.

Attached to: Horror The Woman Of The Woods, which seems stuck in development for the time being.

Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 8

The ever-watchable Coster-Waldau has a few irons in the fire... just don't mention Gods Of Egypt.

Next on screen: Ric Roman Waugh's crime thriller Shot Caller was filmed last year but hasn't yet surfaced. Coster-Waldau also stars in Jens Dahl's Danish thriller 3 Things, which is out in its home country in May, 2017. And yes, we said we wouldn't go there but you might still catch Gods Of Egypt on general release right now, if you're so inclined.

Attached to: Peter Flinth's thriller The Spinning Man and Cheap Thrills director E.L. Katz's Small Crimes. Both are listed as in pre-production, with no release dates yet. There's also the sci-fi The Unusual Shop On Persistence Street, which has been in development for more than a year.

Tommen Baratheon (Dean-Charles Chapman)


Tommen will take time out from becoming a militant royal zealot as Chapman has a role in the upcoming young-Shakespeare TV series Will. It's due to air on TNT sometime in 2017.

Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke)

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Daenerys Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, called Daenerys Stormborn, the Unburnt, Mother of Dragons and star of Thea Sharrock's Me Before You.

Next on screen: Romantic drama Me Before You is just out and still in UK cinemas. Nothing else is currently in the can. And don't expect to see her in any more Terminators...

Attached to: Philip Noyce's action thriller Above Suspicion, based on Joe Sharkey's book. Also real-life WWI drama The Guns Of August, from the book by Barbara Tuchman: to be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. Clarke's name has also been linked to the dating comedy The Set Up, but that doesn't seem a sure thing yet. None of the above currently has a release date.

Brienne (Gwendoline Christie)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 - Brienne

Slayer of Stannis and terror of The First Order, Brienne will be back in both suits of armour next year. In the meantime though...

Next on screen: In Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, out in the UK on July 1. There's also the small matter of Star Wars Episode VIII, where she'll return as Captain Phasma. That's due on December 15, 2017. And she'll make an appearance in the second series of the BBC's Top Of The Lake, which will start on BBC2 sometime in 2017.

Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3

Poor old Davos. He lost is fingers, then he lost his king. Let's hope things go better for him now he's joined team Stark.

Attached to: A thriller called Reciprocal Beat, to be directed by Tomer Almagor. Cunningham will co-star with Polyanna McIntosh, with whom he also shared the screen in Let Us Prey, but it's still at the script stage with no start date yet.

Melisandre (Carice Van Houten)

Carice van Houten as Melisandre in Game Of Thrones

Melisandre owned one of this year's most surprising scenes when she bared all and showed her true self. But what does R'hllor have planned for her now?

Next on screen: The aforementioned Brimstone), with Kit Harington, currently in post-production and awaiting a release date.

Attached to: Scottish-set crime drama I Feel Fine. Also Paula van der Oest's drama The Parts You Lose. Both are in development currently, with no start dates yet. Van Houten is listed as a producer on an as-yet-untitled biopic of Greta Garbo, but may not appear in front of the camera on that one.

Samwell Tarly (John Bradley)

Samwell Tarly

Sam the Slayer has travelled South to warmer climes, though he's apparently trading wights for some more traditional zombies.

Next on screen: Zombie horror Patient Zero filmed in the UK last year and is due out in 2017. Currently filming the thriller American Satan. No dates for that one yet.

Attached to: Daniel Fridell's historical adventure New Amsterdam, with Conleth "Varys" Hill, is in pre-production. Also in line for the black comedy The Debt Inherited, with Iwan Rheon.

Gilly (Hannah Murray)

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Wildling, you make our hearts sing.

Next on screen: Shooting is complete on Antonio Chavarrias' historical drama The Chosen, about an attempted assassination of Leon Trotsky. It's yet to find a release slot.

Attached to: Kathryn Bigelow's so-far untitled next film about the Detroit riots of 1967.

Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen)

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Grayscale can't keep a good man down, especially when there's a final Resident Evil movie in the offing.

Next on screen: Yorkshire-set family comedy Dusty And Me wrapped last autumn and is due out sometime later this year. Klaus Menzel's drama What About Love, is out in February, 2017. Glen has also completed two new entries in his Jack Taylor series of TV movies (for Ireland's TV3), based on Ken Bruen's novels about the Irish private investigator. And he can currently be seen in the Australasian sci-fi series Cleverman, airing as we speak. Then there's Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, in which he returns as Doctor Isaacs. That's out on February 24 next year. He's also completed filming on the drama Beautiful Devils, and he's currently shooting Roger Michell's My Cousin Rachel, adapted from the Daphne Du Maurier novel. That's due in cinemas sometime in 2017.

Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 7

Out of the High Sparrow's dungeon and into his good graces. Or is she?

Next on screen: The aformentioned zombie horror Patient Zero is finished and due sometime next year.

Attached to: Justin Chadwick's whistleblower drama Official Secrets, with Paul Bettany, Harrison Ford, Martin Freeman, Gillian Anderson and Anthony Hopkins, currently in pre-production. As is the thriller In Darkness, which Dormer co-wrote and in which she plays a blind musician. She's also pencilled in for Todd Komarnicki's drama The God Four, which is still in development.

Loras Tyrell (Finn Jones)

Loras Tyrell

The Knight of Flowers is Iron Fist. Yes, Iron Fist!

Next on screen: Currently filming Netflix's next Marvel series Iron Fist, in which he plays the title role, Danny Rand. This means he's also attached to The Defenders, which will team Iron Fist with Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Iron Fist will likely appear on Netflix early in 2017. Luke Cage is due in September this year.

Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen)

Theon Greyjoy

Half the man he used to be (well, certainly less of one) but there's fight in old Theon yet.

Next on screen: In Stephen Poliakoff's BBC historical drama Close To The Enemy. Due on BBC2 sometime in the near-ish future.

Yara Greyjoy (Gemma Whelan)

Game of Thrones - Yara

The woman who would be queen of the Ironborn. She's called Asha in the books but the showrunners thought people would confuse her with the now-deceased Osha. True story.

Next on screen: In Alice Lowe's "post-feminist" British indie horror-thriller Prevenge, which filmed just before Christmas last year. There's no release date so far.

Attached to: Psychological lucid-dreaming thriller Thanatos, in development with director Tom Sands.

Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbaæk)

Euron Greyjoy

The Crow's Eye himself. He's not had much to do so far except put a bit of flotsam on his head. Still, there's plenty of time.

Next on screen: As Pontius Pilate in Timur Bekmambetov's Ben-Hur, out on August 26. Has completed filming on the drug-paranoia drama Woodshock, with Kirsten Dunst. And he's Batou in Rupert Sanders' live-action Ghost In The Shell with Scarlett Johansson, which just wrapped shooting in New Zealand and Hong Kong and is currently due in cinemas in March, 2017.

Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel)

Game of Thrones - Missandai

She's become Dany's right hand, risen from slave to consigliere and can curse you out in about fifteen different languages.

Next on screen: In Lennart Ruff's sci-fi The Titan, which shot earlier this year but doesn't yet have a release date. sam Worthington co-stars. Emmanuel also returns as Ramsey in Fast & Furious 8, in production as we speak, with F. Gary Gray directing. It's out on April 14, 2017.

Lord Varys (Conleth Hill)

Game of Thrones - Varys

Our little birds have brought songs of Varys' whereabouts and this is what they had to say...

Next on screen: As we said, in New Amsterdam with fellow Thrones alumnus John Bradley.

Attached to: Hill has already provided the voice for Lord Cecil Rhodes in Mark Macauley's historical animation I Am Khama, due out in May, 2018.

Petyr Baelish (Aidan Gillen)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 4

More slippery and slimy than a slippery, slimy thing, Littlefinger has shelved his scheming for a spot on Guy Ritchie's cast list.

Next on screen: In Ritchie's Knights Of The Roundtable: King Arthur, playing a character called "Goosefat Bill". Filming is complete, post-production is well underway, and the film's out in March, 2017.

High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce)

Game of Thrones - Jonathan Pryce

He used to be a cobbler, don't you know. Of course, that was before all the sackcloth-wearing, zealot-inciting, head-shaving and shame-walking.

Next on screen: As Colonel Fitz in the adventure The White King, which just played in Edinburgh but awaits a release outside the festival circuit. Has also completed filming on the comedy The Healer. Currently filming the one-off BBC drama To Walk Invisible, with Sally Wainwright directing.

Attached to: The drama The Wife, along with Logan Lerman, Christian Slater, Glenn Close and Frances McDormand. He's also been named in connection with a biopic of Noel Coward, with Vanessa Redgrave and Ian McKellen.

Tormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju)

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Tormund Giantsbane, the Thunderfist, husband to bears, father of hosts, breaker of ice, speaker to gods and star of Fast and Furious 8.

Next on screen: In the Norwegian action adventure The Last King, due out in the UK on June 26. Currently shooting Fast 8 along with Natalie "Missandei" Emmanuel. Due, as we said, next April.

Attached to: Scandinavian sci-fi Exodus: Humanity Has A Price, which, if it goes ahead, will co-star Brigitte Nielsen. Also part of the Scandi biographical drama Mango: Life's Coincidences, co-starring Thale's Silje Reinåmo and currently in pre-production.

Jaqen H'ghar (Tom Wlaschiha)

Game of Thrones - Jaqen H'ghar

A Man will appear in a couple of films, mainly wearing his own face.

Next on screen: In Ken Duken's German thriller Berlin Falling, which wrapped filming early this year and is due out in Germany in November. Currently shooting a German comedy movie for TV called Eltern Lügen Besser ("Parents Lie Better").

Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

Boo! Hiss! This year's principal villain and utterly irredeemable shit, Ramsay will be 90% less likely to flay people in any one of the following...

Next on screen: Has completed filming on the sci-fi Sum1 and the drama Daisy Winters, both of which should arrive later this year (although actual dates aren't yet in place).

Attached to: The black comedy The Debt Inherited with John Bradley and Saffron Burrows, and the comedy Moving Pictures. The latter, set during World War II, involves the stashing of the National Gallery's art treasures in a Welsh village.

Roose Bolton (Michael McElhatton)

Roose Bolton

The Lord of the Dreadfort will team with Littlefinger for Guy Ritchie's Arthurian saga. Though after the Red Wedding we refuse to believe anything this man says.

Next on screen: Will appear alongside Aidan Gillan in Guy Ritchie's Knights Of The Roundtable: King Arthur. He plays "Jack's Eye" in the film, which is due out next March. He's also completed filming on horror The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (with Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch, no release date); period thriller Jadotville (with Mark Strong and Jamie Dornan, expected before the end of the year); school drama Handsome Devil (with Andrew Scott and Ardal O'Hanlon, no release date); and historical drama The Zookeeper's Wife (with Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl, out next March).

The Three-Eyed Raven (Max von Sydow)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3

We have seen the future and it involves far fewer White Walkers and far more of Brian Blessed's magnificent facial hair.

Next on screen: In Vic Armstrong's historical fantasy Victrix, with Rutger Hauer and Brian Blessed. Pre-production started in April.

Hodor (Kristian Nairn)


HODOR! The star of this Season's best episode and the biggest loss so far. Do yourself a favour and check out one of his club nights. Hodor selecta!

Next on screen: Also in Victrix (see immediately above), and has completed shooting on John Lyde's fantasy Mythica: The Godslayer, due out in the US in October. You can also catch him DJing at his Rave Of Thrones nights in a variety of locations between now and October.

The Waif (Faye Marsay)

The Waif

The stabby Waif is no more, having been soundly schooled by Arya. However, she'll have her face firmly back in place for Nick Hornby's latest.

Next on screen: Her Nick Hornby-scripted BBC series Love, Nina has just finished; as of right now you can still catch the final episode on the BBC iPLayer.

Attached to: Daisy Aitkens' comedy Fish Without Bicycles, in which she'll play a gay career woman with an unplanned pregnancy. David Tennant and Lucy Punch are also currently aboard, but shooting hasn't begun yet and there's no release date so far.

Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick)

Game of Thrones - Meera

Really? She couldn't pull the sled even a little bit faster? Poor effort.

Next on screen: Has completed filming on the romance Love Is Thicker Than Water and the drama The Levelling, described by its director Hope Dickson Leach as "a rural set father-daughter story set in a world of grief". Both are in post-production and neither yet has a release date.

Sandor Clegane (Rory McCann)

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The Hound's return was a fan highlight this Season. Vin Diesel doesn't stand a chance.

Next on screen: Plays a character called "Tennyson Torch" in Vin Diesel threequel xXx: the Return Of Xander Cage. D.J. Caruso directed, and it's out in the UK on January 20.

Gregor Clegane (Hafthor Júlíus Björnsson)

The Mountain

Not so much with the talking of late but he's still not someone you'd want to meet in a dark alley – especially not while mid pee, having made lewd comments about Cersei.

Next on screen: Currently filming Kickboxer Retaliation - the sequel to the remake of the Jean-Claude Van Damme film. Alain Mouusi and Mike Tyson co-star, and Dimitri Logothetis is directing. Björnsson has also completed filming on the Swedish horror Zon 261, which awaits a release date.

Attached to: Icelandic fantasy-horror Beast and British gangster-horror Devilish Deeds, co-starring Jamie Forman. The latter currently has a UK release date of October 27, 2017.

Grand Maester Pycelle (Julian Glover)


The weaselly Pycelle has yet to get his comeuppance. Give it time, though.

Next on screen: Shot Sacha Bennett's Brit-gangster sequel We Still Steal The Old Way (follow-up to We Still Kill The Old Way) last year, but it's still on the shelf looking for a release. Also has the fantasy drama Indifferent in post-production, and is currently shooting Gangster Kittens (not what it sounds like; it's a crime drama) for directors Ash and Naseem Mahmood.

Attached to: In-development 19th-Century boxing drama Prizefighter, in which he'll play Lord Byron for directors Kyle and Liam Bashford.

Bronn (Jerome Flynn)


We still can't see Bronn without looking around for Robson Green but we could watch him bully Podrick Payne till the cows come home.

Next on screen: Returns as Detective Sergeant Bennett Drake in the fifth series of the BBC's Ripper Street, likely on air at the start of 2017. He also voices Dr Gachet in the extraordinary, fully-painted Van Gogh animation Loving Vincent, which is currently in post-production and waiting for a release slot.

Izembaro (Richard E. Grant)


Brief but effective as the acting troupe's luvvie star, Izembaro survived the Waif but will he survive the Wolverine?

Next on screen: In the as-yet untitled third solo outing for Hugh Jackman's Wolverine. Shooting is underway with James Mangold directing.

Lady Crane (Essie Davis)

Lady Crane

Crane, of course, wasn't so lucky. Still, you can't have everything.

Next on screen: In Julian Barratt's comedy Mindhorn, about an Isle Of Man private detective with a bionic eye. Shooting is complete and a release date is pending.

Attached to: A Starz mini-series adaptation of Philippa Gregory's The White Princess. Davis will play Elizabeth Woodville, wife of King Edward IV. Pre-production started in May.

Qyburn (Anton Lesser)


Maker of zombies and schemer of schemes, Qyburn will be back in blue for Inspector Morse.

Next on screen: In the fourth series of ITV's Morse prequel Endeavour, returning as Chief Superintendent Bright. It'll likely air in the first quarter of 2017. He's also in TNT's young-Shakespeare drama Will playing Francis Walsingham.

Thoros of Myr (Paul Kaye)

Thoros of Myr

He's resurrected Beric Dondarrion more times than even he can count but there's more to him this year than acting as the Red God's defibrillator.

Next on screen: Has finished shooting Mark Murphy's comedy The Comedian's Guide To Survival and Martha Pinson's post-military homecoming drama Tomorrow. The former doesn't have a release date yet, and the latter is out on September 1.

Attached to: Jeremy Woodling's musical Chocolate Cake, co-starring Sally Phillips and Mark Williams. Pre-production began in December but filming has yet to start.

Brynden Tully (Clive Russell)

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The Blackfish has swum his last, which is a shame given how much fun he had, tossing withering stares from the Riverrun battlements. You should have got in the boat with Brienne, you fool!

Attached to: Warwick Davis' crime caper comedy Shortfellas, which remains in development having failed to achieve funding on Kickstarter last November. Also aboard Jon Eckersley's British thriller Running On Glass, in pre-production since the start of this year.

Edmure Tully (Tobias Menzies)

Edmure Tully

Have the Lannisters broken him? Or is it part of an ever-so-cunning fake-out?

Next on screen: Plays "Mark" in Benedict Andrews' drama Una (AKA Blackbird), starring Ben Mendelsohn and Rooney Mara. That one's due out in the US and Australia later this year, but doesn't have a UK date yet. Also plays the new leader of the Lycans, "Marius", in Underworld: Blood Wars, out in October.

Brother Ray (Ian McShane)

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 7

He was in it for one episode and stole the whole damn show. Did you really expect anything less from the man who was Al Swearengen?

Next on screen: Reprising the role of Winston in John Wick: Chapter Two, out on February 17, 2017, and has completed filming on Johnny Harris' boxing drama Jawbone. That one's due out sometime unspecified next year. Also in Seth Henrikson's comedy Pottersville (release TBC). And he's playing Mr Wednedsday (AKA the Norse god Odin), in Starz' TV series adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods. Shooting on that is underway right now for a premier next year.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about Game of Thrones season 6

Season 6 - Episode review guide

Episode 1 - The Red Woman

Episode 2 - Home

Episode 3 - Oathbreaker

Episode 4 - Book of the Stranger

Episode 5 - The Door

Episode 6 - Blood of My Blood

Episode 7 - The Broken Man

Episode 8 - No One

Episode 9 - Battle of the Bastards

Episode 10 - The Winds of Winter