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Kit Harington Joins Cast Of Amazon's Modern Love

Kimberley Bond

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Kit Harington Joins Cast Of Amazon's Modern Love

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Kit Harington has been confirmed as part of the ensemble cast for Amazon Prime Video anthology series, Modern Love.

The 34-year-old, who is best-known for playing 'You know nothing' Jon Snow in epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, will be now be navigating the world of dating as opposed to the battlefield in the relationship-based comedy-drama.

Kit Harington will star in the romantic comedy series (Credit: PA Images)
Kit Harington will star in the romantic comedy series (Credit: PA Images)

This marks Kit's second television role since Game of Thrones drew to a close in 2019, with the series receiving mixed reviews for its dramatic climax.

He previously starred in Netflix series Criminal, where he played arrogant businessman Alex who stands accused of rape, and has also been busy with a number of other projects - including voiceover work for the How To Train Your Dragon movie series and starring as the Black Knight in upcoming Marvel film Eternals.

For those of you who haven't seen the series, Modern Love explores "love in its multitude of forms - including sexual, romantic, familial, platonic, and self love."

Kit Harington is best known for playing Jon Snow in Game of Thrones (Credit: HBO)
Kit Harington is best known for playing Jon Snow in Game of Thrones (Credit: HBO)

Alongside Kit, the new series will also star True Blood's Anna Paquin, The Haunting of Hill House's Lulu Wilson and Minnie Driver.

Free Fire's Jack Reynor and Judas and the Black Messiah star Dominique Fishback will feature, alongside Gbenga Akinnagbe, Susan Blackwell, Tom Burke, Zoe Chao, Maria Dizzia, Grace Edwards, Kathryn Gallagher, Garrett Hedlund, Telci Huynh, Nikki M James, Aparna Nancherla, Larry Owens and Zane Pais.

Isaac Powell, Ben Rappaport, Milan Ray, Miranda Richardson, Marquis Rodriguez, James Scully, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Don Wycherley and Jeena Yi complete the cast.

Anna Paquin has also been cast (Credit: PA Images)
Anna Paquin has also been cast (Credit: PA Images)

In a statement, Modern Love showrunner John Carney explained: "We're so excited to bring a second season of this series to life, and give an opportunity to really shine a light on what matters most.

"With so much uncertainty in our current world, these stories bring truth and love to people everywhere, and I'm so appreciative to be a part of making that happen."

Topics: TV News, TV & Film, TV Entertainment, Amazon, Game of Thrones

Kimberley Bond
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