She delighted fans of Game Of Thrones after being named as the main character of the next prequel to the fantasy series, The Long Night.
And Naomi Watts retired after she confirmed her new role while running errands in New York on Tuesday, just a few hours after the news was released.
The actress, 50, wore a warm coat and a warm hat when she left near her home after the author George R. R. Martin shared his joy at his casting.
Westeros, here it comes! Naomi Watts ran errands in New York City on Tuesday, just hours after being confirmed as the lead role in the Game Of Thrones prequel The Long Night
The gypsy star combined a turquoise blue jacket with matching leggings and a purple and lilac knit sweater.
The mother of two dressed in a gray cap and tan leather boots, while carrying a black backpack bag hanging from her chest.
Naomi shielded her eyes from the winter sun with a pair of aviator glasses and wore her loose blond curls.
The exit of the Australian actress & # 39; love-key occurred hours after it was announced as the protagonist, a & # 39; Charismatic sociality that hides a dark secret & # 39; in the HBO fantasy series.
Talented: the 50-year-old actress wore a warm coat and a warm hat when she left near her home after author George R. R. Martin shared his joy at her casting.
By sharing his joy for the casting, Game Of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin sent his 1.1 million followers by revealing that the new spin-off will be called The Long Night.
He wrote: & # 39; The casting is already under way for THE LONG NIGHT, the first of the successive series of GAME OF THRONES that was ordered to film.
& # 39; Could not be more excited. Welcome to Westeros, Naomi.
According to Variety, Kingsman co-writer, Jane Goldman, wrote the HBO pilot, co-creating the project with George himself, whose book series is called A Song Of Ice And Fire.
Exciting: sharing the joy of casting, the creator of Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin sent his 1.1 million followers to reveal that the new spin-off will be called The Long Night.
The prequel is expected to follow the disintegration of Age Of Heroes in a terrible era for Westeros, the fictional land in which George's characters reside.
All five projects related to Game Of Thrones that are currently leaked on HBO are prequel series, according to George, who has prevented Game of Thrones cast members from participating in the returns.
Despite the fact that he and Jane came up with the story that stars Naomi, Jane put together the real teleplay for herself and is programmed to act as the individual showrunner.
Naomi is no stranger to the world of science fiction and fantasy, having led the cast of the new version of King Kong in 2005 directed by the Lord Of The Rings director, Peter Jackson.
Behind the magic: Kingsman co-writer, Jane Goldman, wrote the HBO pilot, co-creating the project with George himself, whose book series is called A Song Of Ice And Fire
George is often compared to the author of The Lord Of The Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, for whom he has often expressed great respect.
Naomi is also not new to prestigious TV, starring in the revival last year of Twin Peaks, directed by David Lynch, who led his turn to create stars on Mulholland Drive.
He also plays former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson in the upcoming Showtime miniseries The Loudest Voice In The Room, starring Russell Crowe as the late founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes.
It so happens that Naomi's old friend Nicole Kidman also plays Gretchen in a Jay Roach movie about Roger's sexual misconduct scandals.
The knight himself: the prequel is expected to follow the disintegration of Age Of Heroes in a terrible era for Westeros, the fictional land on which George's characters reside (pictured).