Total Nerd 2015 Movies Starring Actors from Game of Thrones  

Lisa Waugh
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Have they killed off or tortured your favorite Game of Thrones character? Not to worry. You’ll be able to see Game of Thrones actors in movies in 2015 and for years to come. A successful show like the Emmy-winning series will spawn a lot of work for Game of Thrones actors in other projects. When you’re on a hit series, you’re going to be on every casting director’s roster.  

The actors from Game of Thrones in movies do not disappoint. Emilia Clarke is John Connor’s mom in Terminator Genisys. Peter Dinklage plays up his comedy strengths in the much-maligned Adam Sandler film Pixels and also speaks German quite well in the film Taxi. Aidan Gillen uses his fantastic Irish accent in You’re Ugly Too and the next installment of the Maze Runner series, The Scorch Trials. Richard Madden is Prince Charming in Cinderella and Kit Harington plays a delightfully stupid tennis player in 7 Days in Hell  

The young actors on Game of Thrones are getting some nice meaty roles; the older, more experienced actors are seeing an infusion of work. Even Sean Bean, for once, doesn't die right away in Jupiter Ascending and has a role in Ridley Scott's The Martian as well.

If you see any of these talented actors at a wedding, attacking the Crows, or running from Wildlings on GoT, just remember you’re going to see these actors from Game of Thrones somewhere else soon.

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She may not be the star, but scoring a role in this J.J. Abrams incarnation of Star Wars, is a big deal and Gwendoline Christie is deserving of as much screen time as she can get. Her Game of Thrones work as Brienne of Tarth has been mighty and she has managed to shine within a huge cast. She plays Captain Phasma in The Force Awakens and her costume is rad. There is a split second glimpse of her at 1:20 in the eye-popping trailer. 
 
Source: What Culture

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In this Ridley Scott film Sean Bean (Ned Stark) plays NASA flight director Mitch Henderson, who is tasked with helping the rescue mission of a stranded astronaut. Hopefully no one told Matt Damon’s character (the stranded astronaut himself) that Sean Bean’s character was involved. No one wants to be bummed out by those odds.  
 
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Michelle Fairley, ie Catelyn Stark, was talented enough to be added to this cast. Ron Howard takes the 1820 giant sperm whale attack on a New England whaling ship to the big screen, telling the tale of the account that inspired the book Moby Dick, by Herman Melville.

Fairley plays a stranded crew member, Mrs. Nickerson, who fights to survive for 90 days lost at sea.  

Source: The Hollywood News

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Gwendoline Christie and Natalie Dormer get in on the President Snow butt kicking in part two of the Mockingjay story. Christie and Dormer know how to hold their own in a big cast and a hugely popular book-to-screen scenario, so they were excellent casting choices.

Christie plays Commander Lyme, a former Hunger Games victor and current military leader of District 2. Dormer returns for her second Hunger Games film as Cressida, a Capitol escapee and producer who uses media to inspire revolution.  
 
Source: Cinema Blend

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