The exciting news is that Amazon’s much-anticipated Wheel of Time series just cast a ton of actors! The not-as-exciting news is that the characters they’re playing are more famous than the actors — at least for now. Most of those Game of Thrones people were unknowns back in 2011, right?
Rosamund Pike kills it as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl, but she isn’t an overnight sensation. Pike has been stealing scenes as a supporting actress for years, and her turn as a beautiful but not-so-smart ’60s socialite in 2009’s An Education is some of her best work.