Actor Gethin Anthony has been cast as convicted murderer Charles Manson in a new Tv drama.

The Game of Thrones star will appear alongside former The X Files actor David Duchovny in a 13-part show, titled Aquarius, which centres on a Los Angeles police sergeant's hunt for the serial killer in the 1960s, according to TvLine.com.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters actor Grey Damon and Bunheads' Emma Dumont have also joined the series, which is being penned by Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman's John MCNamara.

Anthony joins a list of actors who have played Manson onscreen - they include Jeremy Davies, Steve Railsback, Adam Wilson and Stephen Cardwell.