INHUMANS CASTS GAME OF THRONES ALUM AS MAXIMUS THE MAD
“Marvel’s Inhumans” has cast its first member of the Royal Family. “Game of Thrones'” Iwan Rheon is the first actor cast in the upcoming ABC/Marvel live-action series. Rheon will play the Inhuman Maximus, also known as Maximus the Mad in the comics. Deadline described the character as described as “a clever and charming Inhuman that is fiercely devoted to the people of Attilan, especially his brother, the King – although he harbors an intense desire to wear the crown himself.”
Maximus debuted in the comics back in 1966’s “Fantastic Four” #47 and has played a consistent, lead role in the Inhumans’ stories over the past 50 years. Maximus is a character of great intellect who possesses a variety of mental powers, although his own mental instability affects how he uses the powers.
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