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Amazon Casts Title Role for The Man in the High Castle

The “mysterious figure” now has a familiar face.  According to Amazon Studios reports, Stephen Root has been cast in the title role for The Man in the High Castle.


Root will star as the “mysterious figure tied to the Resistance movement who collects the enigmatic films that seem to depict alternate versions of reality.” His prior work includes roles in Selma, Office Space and Boardwalk Empire

Stephen Root as Milton Waddams in Office Space

The Man in the High Castle: Season 2 debuts on Friday, December 16.

Root joins a cast that includes Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Bella Heathcote, Callum Keith Rennie, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls, Joel de la Fuente, Brennan Brown, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Rufus Sewell.

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