"Game of Thrones" has reportedly cast a small but pivotal Season 3 role -- Roslin Frey -- according to fansite Winter Is Coming. British actress Alexandra Dowling is rumored to have scored the role, after WIC discovered the credit on Dowling's resume. A request for confirmation from HBO was not immediately returned.
While fans of the books already know why Roslin's casting is so important to the story, we'll try to keep it spoiler-free for those who haven't read the novels. Suffice it to say, Robb Stark (Richard Madden) was betrothed to an unspecified daughter of House Frey in Season 2 of the HBO drama, but broke that agreement to wed the healer Talisa (Oona Chaplin) at the end of last year, much to his mother's chagrin. The sprawling Frey family, headed by Lord Walder Frey (David Bradley) should play an integral role in Season 3, if the series adheres to the storyline of George R. R. Martin's third book, "A Storm of Swords."
Winter Is Coming also reports that Lord Frey's great-grandson, Black Walder, will be played by Tim Plester, but that is also yet to be confirmed.
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