Among the several season 3 casting rumours, the identity of the Queen of Thorns is one of the latest. According to The Daily Mail Online the identity of the Queen of Thorns is no mystery at all, as Dame Diana Rigg (The Avengers, Snow White) will be playing Olenna Redwyne (Queen of Thrones, because of her sharp-tongue and prickliness) the wily grandmother of Margaery Tyrell .
The actress will be a semi-regular character throughout the third series of the show,Olenna is a powerful, domineering matriarch and queen, who’s a mistress of the art of manipulation.Olenna Redwyne is Mace Tyrell’s mother and the grandmother of Loras and Margery Tyrell. She is very old and small with white hair. Often known by her nickname ‘The Queen of Thorns’, Lady Olenna rarely shies away from stating her opinion. She is described as a wizened, cunning old woman with a wicked and sharp tongue.
What do you guys think? Game of Thrones is currently filming season 3!