Emma D’Arcy (Rhaenyra)

Reveals they didn’t watch Game of Thrones before landing House of the Dragon role

Emma D’Arcy, who plays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon, recently revealed that they weren’t a fan of Game of Thrones before cracking a role in its spin-off series.

In a recent interview with Magazine, Emmma said:

"I hadn’t seen it before I auditioned, which I honestly think is the only reason I’m able to do the job. There’s no way I’d have made it through the audition process if, at that time, I had the love for the show that I have now. I think I’d have buckled under the pressure."

During Interview, they Also revealed

“I’ve read the book that relates to the work we’re making, Fire & Blood. Not least because it’s very exciting to read ahead and get spoilers on your own story. Highly recommend that.”

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