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‘Vikings’ star Gustaf Skarsgard joins ‘Westworld’ season 2

PTI | Los Angeles |

Actor Gustaf Skarsgard, who is best known for his role as Floki on “Vikings”, has come on board the season two of Jonathan Nolan's “Westworld”

The 36-year-old Swedish actor has joined the popular HBO sci-fi thriller as a series regular along with “Tyrant” star Fares Fares, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Skarsgard will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy who's comfortable in the field, while Fares will portray Antoine Costa, an objective-minded tech expert.

In addition, Betty Gabriel has been cast as a recurring character. She will play Maling, a woman trying to restore order on the ground.

The trio has joined fellow season two newcomers Katja Herbers, Neil Jackson and Jonathan Tucker.
Production on the season two started last month.