Lena Headey, a British actor, will appear in Kurt Sutter’s Netflix Western action thriller series The Abandons. The actor is best known for her role as Cersei Lannister in HBO’s dramatic fantasy thriller Game of Thrones, for which she received five Primetime Emmy Award nods and a Golden Globe Award nominee. The Abandons tracks a varied collection of eccentric families as they extend their area in 1850s Oregon. Corruption and internal disputes endanger their safety, and they are compelled to flee.
These abandoned individuals, whose lives dangle by a string, join together to create a family and battle back. As this family battles to retain 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 years old when she appeared in a school play at the Royal National Theater. She was cast as a character in the 1992 picture Waterland. Headey has demonstrated her acting versatility in a variety of parts, 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 all over the globe, including India for The Jungle Book shooting, Norway for Aberdeen, St. Petersburg, Russia, for Onegin, Canada for 300, Bulgaria for The Contractor, and so on. Headey started playing Queen Regent Cersei Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, which is based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire collection of books, in 2011. She joined the ensemble after director Peter Dinklage, an acquaintance and future co-star, recommended her hiring. Headey has two children from her marriage to Peter Loughran, which lasted from 2007 to 2013. Marc Menchaca is her present husband. They began courting in 2020 and married in October 2022. The actor will portray Fiona in The Abandons, a powerful, devoted mother who, unable to have her own children, adopted four orphans to form her own family.
What is the plot of Game of Thrones?
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss developed the HBO epic thriller television series Game of Thrones. It is based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire collection of epic books. A Game of Thrones is the title of the first novel in the series. The program 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 show’s formal synopsis:
“There is trouble brewing in Westeros.” Control of the Iron Throne offers the promise of immense authority for the residents of this planet. Winter is approaching in a country where seasons can last a lifetime…and beyond the Great Wall that shields them, a lost evil has returned. HBO offers this dramatic series based on George R.R. 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 Outstanding 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.