Once again Entertainment Weekly broke the news on another piece of Game of Thrones casting. Reportedly, the legendary actor Max von Sydow will be joining the cast of Game of Thrones in the upcoming sixth season. Sydow is known for his incredible work on movies such as The Exorcist, Minority Report, and Shutter Island - Sydow has also been cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Surprisingly though, Sydow has been cast in a recast role. Sydow will be taking over the reigns of the Three-Eyed Raven. The role was previously played by Struan Rodger, during the season 4 finale.
In the article, Entertainment Weekly adds that Sydow is not expected to have a lot of screen time, however the role will be crucial. With all that said I can't wait to see this amazing actor on the screen, even if its only for a few scenes.