Charles Dance is making the leap from one fantasy world to another, as the Game of Thrones star joins the voice cast of the upcoming video game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Dance speaks about his role as Emperor Emhyr var Emreis in the upcoming fantasy game and the rapid growth of fantasy in mainstream entertainment in a new trailer for the game. And as the man behind Tywin Lannister, he certainly is no stranger to the genre.

Emperor Emreis is Dance’s first role in a video game, and it will see him take part in the epic Witcher saga that continues when Wild Hunt releases later this year. Wild Hunt continues to follow the story of Geralt of Rivia as a the titular army the Wild Hunt threatens the land.

Watch Dance discuss his role and fantasy at large in the video below, and prepare for Wild Hunt‘s release on May 19 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

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Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

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  • David Benioff
  • D.B. Weiss
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