Sport of Thrones spinoff provides Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke and Emma D’Arcy

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Things are definitely ……………………. hot at HBO’s game of Thrones reason H.ouse of the dragonwhen three new members were just joining the cast as Targaryen King. Variety reports Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, and Emma D’Arcy signed up for the series that is supposed to follow the golden age of A song of ice and fireThe most incestuous family of warlords, and that says a lot.

Smith, a former Doctor Who leading man who has recently appeared in Netflix’s The crown and the outstanding horror film His houseis supposed to play Prince Daemon Targaryen, the younger brother of King Viserys. The official description of his character: “Daemon is an incomparable warrior and dragon rider and possesses the true blood of the dragon. But it is said that when a Targaryen is born, the gods throw a coin in the air … ”

Cooke was last seen in one of the best films of 2020. Sound of metalnext to Riz Ahmed. She will play Alicent Hightower, the hand of King Otto Hightower’s daughter, “the most beautiful woman in the seven kingdoms”.


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D’Arcy was recently published on Amazon Truth seeker and Netflix Wanderlust, but is best known as a stage performer. In House of the Dragon she will take on the role of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the firstborn daughter of King Viserys and pure-blood Valyrian dragon rider. “Some say Rhaenyra was born with everything,” says her official character description, “but she was not born a man.”

Executive produced by Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan CondalHouse of the Dragon will go into production in a few months and is expected to premiere in 2022. For more information on the series, check out the casting details for King Viserys here as well as the Targaryen Dragons’ first concept art.



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