EXCLUSIVE: Ciarán Hinds has been cast in the Netflix spy drama series Treason, which comes from writer-showrunner Tom Edge (The Crown).
Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones, Justice League) has been tapped to join the cast of Netflix spy drama series Betrayal from The Last Kingdom producer BBC Studios. Here’s everything you need to know!
Ciarán Hinds Joins Netflix Spy Drama Series ‘Treason’
Hinds, who added a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his role in the Kenneth Branagh-directed film, will star alongside Olga Kurylenko, Oona Chaplin and Charlie Cox in the six-part series, which comes from the nominated screenwriter at the Academy Awards Bridge of Spies Matt Charman.
Ciarán Hinds starred as a series regular in the Netflix spy drama series “Treason.” Hinds, who plays Mance Rayder in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and Aberforth Dumbledore in Warner Bros.’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” plays Sir Martin Angelis, the leader and mentor of Charlie Cox’s Adam.
Adam, who was educated and trained by MI6, is forced to debate everything he knows about him when the past comes to his knowledge.
It’s about three individuals who are able to respect each other’s secrets and navigate political and diplomatic relationships, while reconnecting with their children.
The show is produced by Binocular Productions, Charman’s production company, and is the first major project. Creator Charman will write, pitch and executive produce the series, alongside Binocular director Valery Ryan. Louise Hooper, who helmed The Witcher, will direct.
Ciarán Hinds wins two Best Supporting Actor awards at IFTA
The Belfast actor won two Best Supporting Actor awards at the Irish Film and Television Academy. Hinds finally got paid for his absolutely thrilling performance in RTE’s crime drama KIN.
He was awarded in the theater category for the excellent performance of drug baron Eamon Cunningham.
He also took the film category for his role in Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast, portraying the young protagonist’s grandfather character, Buddy.
Branagh’s film was also named Best British Feature at the BFI London Film Festival. The film tells the story of a boy growing up in Belfast in the 1970s, whose father has died and whose mother is forced to take a second job.
It features a cast of Northern Irish actors, including Hinds, Ciaran Hinds, Bronagh Gallagher and Caitriona Balfe.
Accepting the award in a virtual ceremony, Hinds expressed his thoughts and praised Branagh for such a heartwarming storyline and reminded him to reconnect to his roots.
The Belfast actor expressed in his speech saying that the story Ken portrayed from his childhood resonated with him due to the similarities to his own childhood. He also praised the stoic people, community and stories of Northern Ireland.
Ciarán Hinds has been a character actor for a number of films, giving us memorable performances in so many different characters.
It’s nice to see it finally getting the appreciation it deserves! Let us know in the comments below your favorite Ciarán Hinds character.