From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Bodyguard,’ Richard Madden gets a career upgrade
As an actor, Richard Madden is no stranger to shocking scenes of severed heads and other gory forms of dismemberment. His six-episode dramatic thriller “Bodyguard” is characterized by astutely staged twists and edge-of-your-seat action sequences that would impress even Robb Stark, the character he played in “Game of Thrones” who succumbed to Walder Frey’s vengeful machinations in the infamous “Red Wedding” massacre.
“Bodyguard,” which will be streamed by Netflix in territories outside the United Kingdom starting Oct. 24, doesn’t have witches, dragons and those reanimated Wights, but it has characters that prove to be even deadlier and more sinister—corrupt politicians …
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