The next Game of Thrones spin-off has just cast its main character, and she’ll probably wind up dead after her lover stabs her right through the heart with a magical sword in Episode 2.

On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter reported that actress Naomi Watts has been tapped to star in the Game of Thrones prequel series from Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, Kingsman) and Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin. “Watts will play a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret,” is the only detail we know so far.

But given the fact that Watts is the first actor cast for a show set towards the end of Westeros’ “golden Age of Heroes,” she’s probably going to be a prominent figure from that era that’s only casually referenced in Westerosi mythology: Nissa Nissa.

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