After its fifth episode, Dragon House is set to move forward in time, replacing actors Milly Alcock and Emily Carey as Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower to age the characters.
Emma D’Arcy will reprise the role of Princess Targaryen Rhaenyra from Milly Alcock, while Olivia Cooke will play Queen Alicent Hightower after the ten-year time lapse. Next week’s episode, aptly titled “The Princess and the Queen,” will introduce the new cast members.
Marking the end of her tenure as young Rhaenyra, Milly Alcock has shared a selection of behind-the-scenes footage of herself and herself. Dragon House cast mates.
Taking to Instagram to mark the end of her time as Rhaenyra Targaryen in the game of thrones prequel series, Milly Alcock shared some making of footage Dragon House.
In the photos, Alcock can be seen alongside outgoing colleague Emily Carey. Other images show stars such as Matt Smith, who plays Rhaenyra’s uncle Daemon Targaryen, and Fabien Frankel, who plays Ser Criston Cole.
Discover Milly Alcock Dragon House Behind-the-scenes photos in the post below:
The cast change for older Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower drew criticism from some fans who would have preferred to see Milly Alcock and Emily Carey simply grow old to continue in the roles. Alcock has been one of the highlights of the show so far, so it’s no surprise fans are sorry to see her go.
Here is the synopsis of Dragon House:
Based on the book Fire & Blood by George RR Martin, the series will tell the story of House Targaryen (aka the House that gave us the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen) and will be set 300 years before the events of Game Of Thrones.
Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan J. Condal are co-showrunners on Dragon House and are executive producers alongside George RR Martin. The series features a star-studded cast that includes Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Paddy Considine, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno.
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