HBO is looking far into the future.
With Game of Thrones Season 4 first set to premiere on April 6, the series has already given a promotion to Nathalie Emmanuel.
If When the network picks up this dramatic epic for a fifth season, the actress behind Missandei will be featured far more often.
This promotion comes on the heels of a similar boost for Michiel Huisman, who is taking over this spring as Daario Naharis, another key member of from Dany’s circle.
What might this mean for Dany on Season 4? She'll likely survive... and end up on the throne?
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