Two Israeli actors will appear in the upcoming sixth season of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
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It is unknown what roles Ania Bukstein and Yousef Sweid will play, the Times of Israel reported.
Bukstein, 33, is a household name in Israel for roles in shows and movies such as “Rabies,” “False Flag” and “The Secrets.” Sweid, 39, an Arab-Israeli, is known for parts in shows like “Homeland” and plays like “Walk on Water.”
According to the report, three other Israeli actors — Yuval Scharf, Neta Garty and Leem Lubany — have also tried out for “Game of Thrones” roles. Lubany is rumored to have secured a part.
The sixth season of “Game of Thrones,” based on the fantasy book series by George R. R. Martin, will air in April 2016.