Missing a Leg? Have a "Medieval Face"? You Could Star on Game of Thrones!

A casting agency has put out urgent calls for extras, who will feature in the third season of HBO's Game of Thrones, currently filming in Northern Ireland.


They need male cellists, who have "medieval or period faces (i.e long hair & beard)", and they also need men who can film at night, appear in a battle and...are missing a leg.

Here's the casting call in full:

CELLISTS - brief:
- Seeking MALE only cellists. Must have experience.
- Ideally men with medieval or period faces (i.e long hair & beard) but not essential.
- ATTN: maria@extrasni.com & include
-A clear & current photograph (if you have video footage, please include it/attach link)
-Your measurements including height, waist, chest & shoe size
-Your level of experience and/or CV

- You must be fully available for filming on the 15th through to the 19th of October. If successful, you will be contacted. Rate of pay will be confirmed at this point.

AMPUTEES - brief:
- ATTN: maria@extrasni.com & include
-A clear and current photograph
-Your measurements including height, waist, chest & shoe size
-A clear description regarding where your limb is missing eg. at knee, at ankle, etc

- You must be fully available for filming on the NIGHT of October 12th.
- You must be OK and comfortable with filming a scene within the context of a battle where your leg has been injured. Prosthetic makeup will be applied as though your leg has newly been severed. We understand that this is not for everyone, so please only apply if you are happy to participate.

Now, spoilers ahead, but this can mean only one thing.

The Red Wedding is coming.

Actually, it means two things: the show will then go downhill for a few years afterwards. But for now, let's just focus on the Red Wedding.

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Damn, I'm nearly missing a leg.

But I also have boobs.

And would be highly uncomfortable pretending my leg had just been cut. I would probably go into hysterics just remembering the accident.

No TV for me :(

Incidentally, nearly losing my leg was what got me into videogames!