Mackenzie Crook and Tara Fitzgerald are rumoured to have won roles on Game of Thrones.
A sadistic mercenary, Hoat frequently tortures his victims and speaks with a lisp due to his swollen tongue.
In the original novels, Florent worships the god R’hllor and is a supporter of Melisandre (Carice van Houten).
Sherlock Holmes actor Clive Russell will play Catelyn Stark’s uncle Brynden ‘The Blackfish’ Tully in Game of Thrones season three, while child actress Kerry Ingram has been cast as Shireen Baratheon.
Game of Thrones will return to HBO in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK in 2013.