Milly Alcock and Emily Carey are poised for recurring roles in Dragon House, The HBO Direct Series game of Thrones prequel to George RR Martin, Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik.
Alcok and Carey will play the young versions of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy) and Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke), respectively.
Based on Martin’s Fire and blood, tThe series, which is set 300 years before the events of game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen.
The young princess of Alcock, Rhaenra Targaryen, the king’s first-born, is of pure Valyrian blood and is a dragon rider. Many would say that Rhaenyra was born with everything, but she was not born a man.
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Carey’s young Alicent Hightower is the daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King, and the most attractive woman in the Seven Kingdoms. He grew up in the Red Keep, close to the king and his inner circle; He possesses both courtly grace and keen political acumen.
Alcock’s most recent television credits include Reckoning, vertical other The Twilight. It is represented by Management 360 in the US and Shanahan Management in Australia.
As for the film, Carey most recently played young Diana in Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman and young Anastasia in the live-action family comedy Anastasia. His recent television credits include Victim other Get even. Carey is a representative for Curtis Brown Group in the UK, Grandview and UTA in the US.
Dragon House It was co-created by Martin and Condal. The pilot script that got the order for the series was written by Condal. He serves as a co-showrunner alongside Have veteran Miguel Sapochnik, who will direct the pilot and additional episodes. Martin, Condal and Sapochnik are executive producers along with writer Sara Lee Hess, Vince Gerardis and Ron Schmidt. Greg Yaitanes co-executive producer. Yaitanes, Clare Kilner and Geeta V. Patel round out the directing team for the 10-episode series.
Here are the cast and previously announced character descriptions:
Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, in the Great Council of Harrenhal. Viserys, a warm, kind and decent man, just wants to continue his grandfather’s legacy. But good men are not necessarily great kings.
Cooke as Alicent Hightower, the daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King, and the most attractive woman in the Seven Kingdoms. He grew up in the Red Keep, close to the king and his inner circle; He possesses both courtly grace and keen political acumen.
D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the king’s firstborn, is of pure Valyrian blood and is a dragon rider. Many would say that Rhaenyra was born with everything … but she was not born a man.
Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, King Viserys’ younger brother and heir to the throne. An incomparable warrior and dragon rider, Daemon possesses true dragon blood. But it is said that every time a Targaryen is born, the gods flip a coin …
Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, “The Sea Serpent” – Lord of House Velaryon, a Valyrian bloodline as old as House Targaryen. As “The Sea Snake”, the most famous nautical adventurer in Westeros history, Lord Corlys built his home on a mighty seat that is even richer than the Lannisters and that claims the largest navy in the world.
Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower – The Hand of the King, Ser Otto serves with loyalty and fidelity to both his king and his kingdom. As the hand sees it, the greatest threat to the kingdom is the king’s brother, Daemon, and his position as heir to the throne.
Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Velaryon: A dragon rider and wife of Lord Corlys Velaryon, “The Queen Who Never Was” was overlooked as heir to the throne in the Great Council because the kingdom favored her cousin, Viserys, simply because of being a man.
Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria: Mysaria came to Westeros with nothing, she sold more times than she remembers. She might have been weakened … but instead she became the most trusted, and most unlikely, ally of Prince Daemon Targaryen, the heir to the throne.
Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole of Dornian descent, the common son of the Lord of Blackhaven’s butler. Cole has no right to land or titles; all he has to his name is his honor and his supernatural ability with the sword.