The production of House of the Dragon has finally restarted after a break linked to the pandemic e Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One), who in the series related to Game of Thrones we know will play the role of Alicent Hightower, wanted to reveal to Collider some details about his character.
Olivia Cooke talks about the role she will play in House of the Dragon and the other characters
During the interview, Cooke explained that Alicent “She is very complex and I think people will want to see the worst in her.” The actress also explained that she believes “it will take some time” before audiences fully understand her and her motives on the show.
“The amazing thing about Game of Thrones, as we’ve seen in the past series, is that one season you hate a character, and the next, you absolutely love him and you would go to the end of the world for him. I don’t know how you will react to these characters. They are so well written. This is the human condition, you can do horrible things, but then you can also do wonderful things. It’s very complex and it’s not black and white at all. “
House of the Dragon cast and details
As we know, the series will boast an impressive cast that includes Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best And Sonoya Mizuno.
House of the Dragon is inspired by the novel Fire and Blood by George RR Martin. The story is set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones and tells the story of the House of Targaryen. The series looks like it will propose the story that will lead to the civil war of the house, known as the legendary Dance of Dragons, wich was “A massive civil war in the Seven Kingdoms held between two rival branches of House Targaryen”.
HBO ordered House of the Dragon in October 2019, with the first 10 episodes already confirmed. George RR Martin, Vince Gerardis, Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik are executive producers on the show, with Condal and Sapochnik also serving as showrunners.
The release date of House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon release date expected “somewhere” in the course of 2022.
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