Carice van Houten is best known to TV fans as Melisandre on "Game of Thrones." This announcement has some fans wondering what other "Game of Thrones" stars might be destined for biopic projects of their own. Here's a list of some "Thrones" actors who deserve a juicy biopic role.
Kit Harington"Game of Thrones" role: Jon Snow
Ideal biopic role: William Shakespeare
Harington has the right facial hair and facial shape to play a passionate young Shakespeare. He has the brooding sensuality that today's audiences have come to expect from actors playing The Bard of Avon. It's been some time since a decent biopic of Shakespeare was made. Kit Harington is just the man for the job.
Peter Dinklage"Game of Thrones" role: Tyrion Lannister
Ideal biopic role: Jeffrey Hudson
Today, Jeffrey Hudson is a mere historical footnote. This is a shame, because Hudson was a fascinating historical character who lived an incredible life filled with intrigue and adventure.
Hudson was a member of the court of Henrietta Maria of France in the 1600s. He was famous for his wit, his handsomely diminutive appearance, his interaction with pirates, and his success in a famous duel on horseback. His fantastic, tragic story could only be brought to life by Peter Dinklage.
Iain Glen"Game of Thrones" role: Jorah Mormont
Ideal biopic role: Ian Fleming
This "Thrones" and "Downton Abbey" star has the right blend of aloofness and passion to play Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond. Fleming himself was no stranger to intrigue, having worked as a naval intelligence officer during World War II. Glen can be menacing and charming in the same breath, which makes him the perfect candidate for a secret agent and a creative writer.
Lena Headey and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau"Game of Thrones" roles: Cersei Baratheon and Jaime Lannister
Ideal biopic roles: Posh and Becks
Headey and Coster-Waldau really do look a lot like Victoria and David Beckham. A Posh and Becks biopic would probably be a made-for-TV affair, but these two could take even the most humble, slapdash script and elevate it to something watchable.
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