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House of The Dragon’s Matt Smith on how a Daemon Targaryen spinoff would look like



The tangled web of complicated relationships that made up Game of Thrones will likewise be at the center of the upcoming second season of House of The Dragon. The Targaryens’ downfall is a result of House Hightower’s guile, as well as acts of love, jealousy, greed, and pride. One of The characters with the most pent-up emotions is Matt Smith’s Daemon Targaryen, which also makes him quite relatable.

Matt Smith sums up Daemon Targaryen

In a recent chat with The Hollywood Reporter, Matt Smith answered several questions about his character, Daemon. He summed up the character perfectly, saying, “He loves the chaos”. Smith said the most relatable part about his character is “His love for his brother”, while his hate for Viserys is something he can’t relate to.

How a Daemon Targaryen spinoff would begin?


HBO is already working on a number of Game of Thrones spinoffs, is it possible that House of The Dragon will begin a string of its own spinoffs too? If so, Smith described how a Daemon Targaryen spinoff would begin, “I don’t know … but he’d start off on a beach looking for a red dragon.”

Who inspired Matt Smith to become an actor?

Smith revealed his childhood hero, who motivated him to take up acting as a career, “Michael Crawford as Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do ‘Ave Em, a ’70s British sitcom. He did all his own stunts; they were dangerous and daring. And perfectly timed.”

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Sayantan is a keen follower of everything pop culture; from films, shows, anime to video games and latest memes. He started writing professionally for Wiki of Thrones during the 2021 lockdown, and has been developing his writing and editing skills ever since. Sayantan has since worked for several reputed firms, such as Collider and FandomWire, gathering experience and nods from some of the best in the industry. With a growing repertoire amassing renowned websites, Sayantan is your go to guy for all things Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon. When he is not hunting for headlines and theories, you can find him engrossed in fantasy shows, conspiracy theories and video games.

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