*British actor Lucian Msamati has signed on to HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

According to Entertainment Weekly, Msamati will play the pirate Salladhor Saan during the second season.

Msamati previously starred on HBO’s “No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency,” and also made guest appearances on the BBC television series “Ashes to Ashes” and “Doctor Who.”

Earlier today, it was reported that Patrick Malahide had joined the HBO series as well, portraying the father of Theon Greyjoy.

“Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo in the first season of the HBO series, revealed that he has written some scenes for the show.

“Game of Thrones’ is expected to return for season 2 in the spring.