Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Is Practically Dwayne Johnson’s Twin in ‘Shot Caller’ Image

“Game of Thrones” star finds himself between The Rock and an odd place in photo for his upcoming movie

Is “Game of Thrones” star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau a brother from another mother to Dwayne Johnson? It would certainly seem so, judging from a promotional image used by international distributors of Coster-Waldau’s upcoming film “Shot Caller.”

The image — which is included on the Canadian DVD cover of the film, among other places —  features the man who plays Jaime Lannister sporting a tough pose, a sweet ‘stache — and a look that will seem awfully familiar to fans of Johnson’s 2013 film “Snitch.”

As Birth.Movies.Death news editor Scott Wampler pointed out Friday, Coster-Waldau’s stance, body and wardrobe are nearly identical to those employed in an image of Johnson used on a poster for “Snitch,” making it appear as though Coster-Waldau’s head was slapped on Johnson’s body.

“Y’know, if I didn’t know any better, I’d say that’s the same photo with different heads. But surely no one would be that lazy,” Wampler wrote in a tweet pointing out the resemblance.

Of course, it’s also possible that it’s a remarkable, eerie coincidence.

Either way, Coster-Waldau and Johnson might want to do a little digging at Ancestry.com; maybe they’ll see each other at the next family reunion.

A rep for Saban Films, which is releasing the film in the U.S. noted that it is using a different image of Coster-Waldau to promote its release here.