With Game of Thrones fifth season about to start Maisie Williams has snagged a role in another of the world’s biggest genre shows. The rising young actress is currently filming a guest appearance for Doctor Who’s latest season.
Arriving on set Williams commented “I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who as it’s such a big and important part of British Culture. I can’t wait to meet the cast and crew and start filming, especially as we’ll be shooting not too far from my home town.”
Show runner Steven Moffat refused to reveal too much about the role she is playing but did tell us that “she is going to challenge the Doctor in very unexpected ways.”
Other guest stars for the season include Rufus Hound as well as Tom Stourton, Ariyon Bakare, Simon Lipkin, Ian Conningham, Murray McArthur, Barnaby Kay, John Voce and Struan Rodger.
Meanwhile Williams is set to be pretty omnipresent this year, she also has one of the lead roles in Carol Morley’s acclaimed film Falling.