Game of Thrones star spotted in Cape Town

By Petro-Anne Vlok
18 August 2014

We spotted Iain Glen of Game of Thrones fame filming a movie at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Game of Thrones fans will be happy to know that Jorah Mormont is in town, even if there are no Khaleesis or dragons in tow.

Iain Glen, who plays soldier Jorah in the popular television series, was recently seen filming at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, looking dapper in a black suit. We almost didn't recognise him!

Iain Glen Iain Glen blended in with the crowds at the CTICC. PHOTO: Corrie Hansen

Crew members and extras on set said that they were shooting Eye in the Sky. The movie, which is directed by South Africa’s Gavin Hood, looks at the world of military drones. It also stars Oscar winners Colin Firth and Helen Mirren, as well as Emmy winner Aaron Paul.

Iain Glen PHOTO: Corrie Hansen Glen wasn’t the only famous actor working in Cape Town this weekend. Australian comedian and actress Rebel Wilson tweeted a photo of herself on the Cape Town set of her new movie Grimsby.

Grimsby, a comedy film about a British spy with an idiot brother who’s a football hooligan, also stars Sacha Baron Cohen, who wrote the script, Penélope Cruz, Isla Fisher, Gabourey Sidibe and Mark Strong.

-Petro-Anne Vlok

Additional sources: imdb.com, thewrap.com

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