Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Alexander Siddig will be joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones for Season Five.
The announcement that Siddig would be one of nine new actors joining Game of Thrones came Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con.
In Game of Thrones, Siddig will take on the role of Doran Martell, ruler of Dorne, and older brother to Price Oberyn. Oberyn “met with a grim fate” during Season Four.
The other eight actors include: Toby Sebastian as Doran’s son; Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon; DeObia Oparei as Areo Hotah, a captain of Martell’s palace guard; Enzo Cilenti as Yezzan, a former wealthy slave trader, Jessica Henwick as Nymeria Sand; Rosabell Laurenti Sellers as Tyene Sand; Keisha Castle-Hughes as Obara Sand and Jonathan Pryce as High Sparrow.
Season Five of Game of Thrones will air on HBO next April.
Source: The Los Angeles Times