Lena Headey, a British actress, will appear in Kurt Sutter’s Netflix Western action thriller series The Abandons. The actress is best known for her role as Cersei Lannister in the HBO dramatic fantasy thriller Game of Thrones, for which she received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations and one Golden Globe Award nomination. The Abandons follows a diverse collection of eccentric families as they expand their area in 1850s Oregon. Corruption and internal disputes endanger their safety and they are forced to go on the run.
These abandoned individuals, whose lives hang in the balance, come together to create a family and fight. As this family fights to keep their property, justice will be served that goes beyond the letter of the law.
Lena Headey’s career
Lena Kathren Headey, who was born on October 3, 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda, had her first performing experience as a student at Shelley College. She was 17 when she appeared in a school play at the Royal National Theatre. She was cast as a character in the 1992 film Waterland. Headey has demonstrated her acting versatility in a variety of roles, ranging from fighters and action-oriented women in The Cave and The Brothers Grimm to a gay florist in Imagine Me & You.
Her work has even taken her around the world, including India for the filming of The Jungle Book, Norway for Aberdeen, St. Petersburg, Russia for Onegin, Canada for 300, Bulgaria for The Contractor, etc. Headey began playing Queen Regent Cersei Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, based on the book collection A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin, in 2011. She joined the cast after director Peter Dinklage, a well-known and future co-star, recommended his hiring. Headey has two children from her marriage to Peter Loughran, which lasted from 2007 to 2013. Marc Menchaca is her current husband. They began dating in 2020 and married in October 2022. The actor will play Fiona in The Abandons, a powerful and devoted mother who, unable to have her own children, adopted four orphans to start her own family.
What is the plot of Game of Thrones?
David Benioff and DB Weiss developed the HBO epic thriller television series Game of Thrones. It is based on the epic book collection A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin. Game of Thrones is the title of the first novel in the series. The show premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011 and ended on May 19, 2019, after 73 segments played over eight seasons.
According to the formal synopsis of the program:
“Trouble is brewing in Westeros.” Control of the Iron Throne offers the promise of immense authority to the residents of this planet. Winter is approaching in a country where the seasons can last a lifetime… and beyond the Great Wall that protects them, a lost evil has returned. HBO offers this drama series based on George RR Martin’s novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire.
It has won the most Primetime Emmy Awards for a drama series, with 59, including Best Drama Series in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. House of the Dragon, its precursor, debuted on HBO in 2022. It takes place 200 years before . Game of Thrones.