‘Game of Thrones’ star Pilou Asbaek joins ‘Salem’s Lot’ cast


Actor Pilou Asbaek, best known for his role in HBO’s hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” landed a key role in “Salem’s Lot,” which is New Line’s adaptation of the best-selling Stephen King novel. . According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 39-year-old actor has joined previously announced actors including Lewis Pullman, Alfre Woodard, Makenzie Leigh, Bill Camp and Spencer Treat Clark.

Gary Dauberman, known for his work on the 2017 hit movie ‘It’, wrote the adaptation and is the director’s chair for the upcoming horror thriller, which is currently in production in Boston. Pullman will play author Ben Mears, a man who returns to his childhood home in the Lot of Jerusalem in search of inspiration for his next book, only to find that his hometown is the prey of a vampire. , which leads him to form a ragtag group that will fight the evil presence.

Meanwhile, Asbaek will take on the role of Richard Straker, the vampire familiar who prepares the arrival of his master and does a lot of dirty work. Asbaek just shot the movie “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” directed by James Wan. Wan is one of the producers of ‘Salem’s Lot’. Wan produces with his Atomic Monster banner partner Michael Clear, with Roy Lee of Vertigo and Michael Wolper.

Michael Bederman, Judson Scott of Atomic Monster and Andrew Childs of Vertigo are the executive producers, as does Dauberman. The horror thriller is slated for release on September 9, 2022. Asbaek has been busy since meeting her demise in the final season of “GOT.” It has MGM’s superhero thriller “Samaritan,” which stars Sylvester Stallone, as well as the independent sci-fi film “ISS” starring Chris Messina.

The actor will next be seen in Blumhouse’s “Run Sweetheart Run” and Scott Waugh’s “Snafu”, starring John Cena and Jackie Chan. (ANI)

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