Exclusive: Michiel Huisman cast in Discovery Channel's 'Harley and the Davidsons'

By James Hibberd
Updated January 07, 2016 at 04:00 PM EST
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Daario Naharis on a Harley? We can see that.

Discovery Channel has cast a Game of Thrones actor (actually, two actors from Game of Thrones) to star in its upcoming based-on-a-true-story miniseries Harley and the Davidsons.

Michiel Huisman (The Age of Adaline), who plays a mercenary and love interest on Thrones, will star as Walter Davidson. British actor Robert Aramayo (Nocturnal Animals), who has a mysterious role in the upcoming sixth season of Thrones, will play William Harley. In addition, Bug Hall (The Little Rascals) will portray Arthur Davidson.

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Harley and the Davidsons “will tell the story of how Milwaukee schoolyard pals built — and rode — the machines that rule the road. Beginning at the turn of the 20th century, at the shores of Lake Michigan, the series charts the birth of Harley-Davidson during a time of great social and technological change and tells the epic story of how two 19-year-old kids from Milwaukee started a company in their backyard that would go on to become an American legend.”

Expect plenty of crashes and family feuds in this rare scripted drama from the channel.

The six-hour Harley and the Davidsons is set to premiere on Discovery Channel sometime this year.

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