Today there's A lot of casting news for Game of Thrones. First up is Patrick Malahide as Balon Greyjoy. Thanks to Winter-is-Coming for the following:
Balon Greyjoy is the head of House Greyjoy and father to Theon and Yara. He rules the Iron Islands and is a hard and fierce leader. He plays a small but pivotal role in season two. Malahide is a British character actor with dozens of roles on both the small and big screens. He has had appearances in films such as The World Is Not Enough, Billy Elliott, and Quills. On television he starred in the early 90s TV series The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries and more recently appeared in the HBO mini-series Elizabeth I and the BBC sci-fi show Survivors.