Naomi Watts

'Game of Thrones' prequel casts Naomi Watts in lead role

'Game of Thrones' prequel casts Naomi Watts in lead role

Naomi Watts will star in the "Game of Thrones" prequel pilot at HBO that hails from Jane Goldman, Variety has learned.

The exact details of Watts' character are being kept under wraps, but it is known she is playing "a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret."

It was recently announced that Watts had signed on to play Gretchen Carlson in the Roger Ailes limited series currently in the works at Showtime. She previously appeared in Showtime's revival of "Twin Peaks," and is known for her roles in films like "Mulholland Drive," "I Heart Huckabees," "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),"...

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