When Suits returns for its third season in July, fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones will recognize a familiar face. On Tuesday, news broke that Michelle Fairley has signed on for a recurring role in the legal drama.
According to EW.com, which first reported the casting, Fairley will play Ava Hessington. Ava is a British entrepreneur who runs a successful international oil company. When she’s faced with a lawsuit that may cost her the family business, Ava turns to Harvey for help. She will first appear in the season premiere on July 16.
The news comes as the internet continues to buzz over this week’s Game of Thrones, which (SPOILER ALERT) ended with the death of Fairley’s character, Catelyn Stark. On Suits, Fairley will be joining her Game of Thrones costar Conleth Hill, who will resume his role as Edward Darby, the head of the British firm Jessica merged with in the season finale.
Suits returns Tuesday, July 16 at 10 p.m. on the USA Network.