"Game of Thrones" Star Peter Dinklage Will Star in Crime Drama "The Thicket"

News   "Game of Thrones" Star Peter Dinklage Will Star in Crime Drama "The Thicket" Peter Dinklage, who stars as Tyrion Lannister on "Game of Thrones," has been cast in the period film "The Thicket," according to Deadline.com.

Dinklage will play Shorty, a bounty hunter enlisted to find a woman who has been kidnapped by a violent killer, in the screen adaptation of Joe Lansdale's novel.

The movie, which is set at the turn of the 20th century, follows Shorty and his fellow trackers as they travel into a violent and chaotic place known as the Big Thicket.

Dinklage's theatre credits include the title role in Richard III at the Public Theater, Charlie Kaufman's radio play Theater of the New Ear at St. Ann's Warehouse, Things We Want by Jonathan Marc Sherman at The New Group and Uncle Vanya at Bard Summerscape. Dinklage's film credits include "The Station Agent," "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "Death at a Funeral" and "Living in Oblivion."

He will star with Taylor Schilling in Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country at Classic Stage Company in 2015.

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