This Game of Thrones alum could return to HBO for a big superhero role


With Wonder Woman 1984 and The batman on the horizon, it’s safe to say that the DC Extended Universe is in a pretty good place. In fact, the franchise is arguably in the best shape it has ever been. So naturally, Warner Bros. hopes to keep that momentum strong with both movies and TV projects on HBO Max. Now the latest rumor has a The iron Throne star joining the DCEU.

The Cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ at the 71st Emmy Awards | ROBYN BECK / AFP via Getty Images

Game of Thrones cast already have Marvel and DC ties

Of course, the talented ensemble cast of HBO The iron Throne feels like the perfect breeding ground for future superhero stars. The show has already proven to be a phenomenon in its own right. And there are certainly a lot of crossovers between the high fantasy of The iron Throne and the sci-fi-fueled comic book adventures of DC and Marvel.

In fact, some The iron Throne the actors have appeared in superhero movies before. Peter Dinklage and Sophie Turner appeared in Fox’s X Men series. Aidan Gillen and Jack Gleeson starred in Christopher Nolan’s The black Knight trilogy. And Kit Harington and Richard Madden to reunite in Marvel Cinematic Universe release The Eternals in 2021.

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Now Emilia Clarke is set to take on a magical role in the DCEU

Now, it looks like it’s Emilia Clarke’s turn. The actress created one of The iron Throne‘most compelling characters like Daenerys Targaryen. Clarke appeared in Terminator: Genisys and Solo: A Star Wars Story. But she has yet to land a major role in the franchise. Clarke even expressed interest in becoming an Avenger in the MCU.

And yet, FandomWire reports the The iron Throne escape could be in line to play Zatanna Zatara in the DCEU. In the comics, Zatanna is a magician who also uses her magical powers to fight supernatural villains. The superhero has worked closely with a variety of heroes, including the Justice League. And she has been rumored for an onscreen appearance.

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Emilia Clarke could end up in the HBO family at the DCEU

However, the site does not claim that Clarke will direct a Zatanna movie. On the contrary, the role could take the The iron Throne returning actor to HBO. JJ Abrams is currently developing a Justice League Dark series for HBO Max. And these comics focus more on supernatural and mystical threats.

Zatanna – along with John Constantine – is a key part of the set. It therefore seems likely that she will be included as one of the leaders of the Justice League Dark series. In addition, the DCEU movie schedule is already quite full for the next few years. Fingers crossed, Zatanna fans.


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