Game of Thrones has had anumber of memorable characters over the years and one character features right at the top, and that’s Hodor. Hodor didn’t speak any word other than Hodor and compared to other characters, he didn’t have a lot of scenes. Still he managed to capture our hearts, thanks to the wonderful portrayal by Kristian Nairn.
We now know that Kristian Nairn, has been cast in the upcoming HBO Max pirate comedy titled Our Flag Means Death.
Nairn, who’s also a professional DJ has been cast as a pirate named Wee John Feeney. Post working on Game of Thrones, Nairn also appeared in films like The Appearance and Robin Hood: The Rebellion. He also had his concert tour that was called Rave of Thrones.
Our Flag Means Death has cast five more actors for the series: Nathan Foad (Bloods), Samson Kayo (Truth Seekers), Rory Kinnear (Penny Dreadful), Con O’Neill (Chernobyl) and Vico Ortiz (Vida) and Oscar winner Taika Waititi will play the role of the feared pirate Blackbeard. Waititi is also going direct the pilot and executive produce the project.
The story is based on the real-life adventures of Stede Bonnet, “A pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate.”