Game of Thrones star Lena Headey is heading west – specifically, is
of Oregon s — her next TV show.
Headey will be starring in The Abandons from Sons of Anarchy western creator Kurt Sutter . The show received a direct series order 2019 in October about a group of stray families in s Oregon, who, according to the show’s description, “[also] have corrupt forces with wealth and power coveting their land and trying to drive them out”.
Nominated for five Emmys for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones Heidi will play Fiona, an adoptive family. The character description reads: “A strong, devout matriarch, unable to bear children of her own, adopted four orphans and started a family of her own. Driven by higher purpose and a strong-willed Irish temper, her Faith and love for family trumps all.”
The Abandons is Sutter’s first series since he was spun off by FX’s Sons of AnarchyMayans MC in 2019 was, in his words, the “rough guy” of the set. As THR reported at the time, Sutter was fired by the Mayans he co-founded with Elgin James after “multiple complaints” the behavior of.
Sutter will executive produce The Abandons along with Stephen Surjik and Otto Bathurst, who will both Directed the episode, with Emmy Grinwis. Hunter (Woody Harrelson). She’s also attached to Spectrum and AMC’s sci-fi drama Beacon 2019 ; Other recent credits include Netflix features on Gunpowder Milkshake and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, DC League of Super Pets and Infinity Train.