Game of Thrones fans can’t wait to learn more about the spin-off series called “House of the Dragon”. Expected for 2022, the latter is gradually expanding its cast. We learn today that an actor in the series The Crown will be in the game, and will not play a lesser role.
House of the Dragon unveils a little more its cast! Matt smith, best known for his role as Prince Philip in The Crown, joins the Game of Thrones spinoff series. The 38-year-old actor will don another princely costume. The latter will play the prince Daemon Targaryen, who is also known as the Rascal Prince. He is the youngest brother of King Viserys Targaryen and heir to the throne. He was considered ” an outstanding warrior And the most dangerous man in all of Westeros at the time of the Dance of the Dragons.
We also know that actress Olivia Cooke will play Alicent Hightower, the daughter of King Otto Hightower and the second wife of King Viserys Targaryen. The character is notably described as ” the most charming woman of the Seven Kingdoms “. Finally, the role of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the eldest daughter of King Viserys, went to Emma D’Arcy, who recently starred in Truth Seekers.
As a reminder, the House of the Dragon series will consist of 10 episodes. It will be centered on the history of the Targaryen family, three hundred years before the events of Game of Thrones. According to a statement from Jason Kilar, CEO of WarnerMedia, filming is expected to begin in a few weeks.