1. Ian McShane will play…someone!
As the show has more or less caught up with the books the showrunners are keeping their cards closer to their chests than ever before – every casting announcement could give away huge spoilers ahead of both Season 6 and the release of The Winds of Winter. It’s therefore not especially surprising that it hasn’t yet been announced who the Deadwood star will play.

According to Entertainment Weekly, McShane has a “relatively small amount of screen-time during the season, yet his character is of key importance.” Make of that what you will.

The most commonly held opinion is that McShane will play Randyll Tarly, Sam’s dad, who we’ll meet once Sam arrives at the Citadel. Some suggested he would be playing Theon’s uncle, Euron Greyjoy, but…

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