Arya and Syrio on Game of ThronesFrom swashbuckling with swords to dueling with light sabers?

That might be the case for "Game of Thrones" actor Miltos Yerolemou, who played Syrio Forel (Arya's sword teacher) in season 1. BBC News reports that he has landed a minor role in "Star Wars: Episode VII." Yerolemou joins fellow "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) in the highly-anticipated space saga.

As Syrio, Yerolemou was last seen in season 1, episode 8, "The Pointy End," when he helped Arya flee Lannister guards by taking them on himself. "The First Sword of Braavos does not run," he declared.

It's not a big leap to imagine Yerolemou might have a light saber in his hand. The actor is an experienced on-screen sword fighter. He's also appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company and most recently filmed a role in the BBC adaptation of "Wolf Hall."

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is currently filming with a sprawling cast including original movie stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher, as well as newcomers John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Adam Driver. It's set to hit theaters Dec. 18, 2015.

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