Sean Bean has been tapped to star in HBO’s "Game of Thrones," inspired by the George R.R. Martin fantasy books, the Hollywood Reporter says.
Bean will star in the lead role of Lord Eddard "Ned" Stark. Other actors who have already joined include Kit Harrington, Jack Gleeson and Harry Lloyd, Peter Dinklage, with Mark Addy also in final talks to join.
The project is still in the pilot stage and is set to begin production in Ireland in October.