House of the Dragon Episode 6 Cast Details – The plot of House of the Dragon will change next week, as the episode 6 trailer suggests a significant time jump to introduce new cast members and characters. Based on the passage in George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood book about the Targaryen fight for succession, the HBO series is a predecessor to Game of Thrones. The first five episodes of Game of Thrones, which have received a lot of praise from fans, established the groundwork for the upcoming Targaryen family drama. They star Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Paddy Considine as King Viserys, Matt Smith as his brother Prince Daemon, Eve Best as Rhaenys Targaryen, and Steve Toussaint as Corlys Velaryon. Milly Alcock and Emily Carey were featured as the child incarnations of Princess Rhaenyra and Queen Alicent, respectively.
In episode 5, “We Light the Way,” which aired on Sunday, Rhaenyra eventually consented to a marriage of convenience with her cousin Laenor Velaryon (Theo Nate). King Viserys throws the young couple’s wedding feast, but it ends in horrifying bloodshed. Ser Criston Cole, the Kingsguard and lover of Rhaenyra, brutally murders Ser Joffrey Lonmouth (Solly McLeod) in front of everyone at the party out of shame and resentment. Just seconds after the horrible event, Rhaenyra and Laenor are forced to renew their wedding vows. Given that House of the Dragon shifts gears midway through the season, it’s a perfect way to end the series’ first instalment.
The Game of Thrones YouTube account has received the HBO teaser for House of the Dragon episode 6, which confirms that the second half of the series will begin about 10 years later and feature several new cast members. As the older Rhaenyra and Alicent, Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke will make their acting debuts. The trailer opens with the ex-friends engaging in an icy brawl in the King’s small council. The remainder of the teaser focuses on the kids of the two ladies, who will be crucial players in the coming civil war. Tom Glynn-Carney, who plays Prince Aegon II, is now a young adult. The character of Laena Velaryon, played by Swedish actor Nanna Blondell, is likewise much older now. She is also seen riding a dragon with Prince Daemon, maybe Vhagar, and having her own child.
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House of the Dragon Episode 6 New Cast Details
- Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen
- Olivia Cooke as Queen Alicent Hightower
- Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen
- Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen
- Rhys Ifans as Ser Otto Hightower
- Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
- Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria
- Jefferson Hall as Lord Jason Lannister…
- Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole
- Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling
- Gavin Spokes as Lord Lyonel Strong
- Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon
- Ryan Corr as Ser Harwin ‘Breakbones’ Strong
- Matthew Needham as Larys Strong
- Alexis Raben as Talya
- Bill Paterson as Lord Lyman Beesbury
- David Horovitch as Grand Maester Mellos
- Bijan Daneshmand as High Priest
House of the Dragon Episode 6 Trailer
It’s interesting to note how well Considine has shown time passing and how politics and family strife have aged Viserys. The new clip depicts the current Targaryen ruler, who appears more worn-out and feeble than ever. It is unknown how long Viserys will live before passing away and starting the Targaryen war of succession. Still, it appears that House of the Dragon is already plunging headfirst into the crucial civil war’s prelude.
Some of the show’s outstanding actors will have to leave the cast to introduce the new cast members. Alcock brilliantly portrayed young Rhaenyra, and D’Arcy is expected to make the role even more engaging. However, those who have loved seeing the struggle in Westeros in the middle ages unfold should anticipate that things will get more exciting starting next week.
In contrast to Game of Thrones, the prequel series intends to deliver stories more quickly. There were time jumps in the first five episodes of House of the Dragon, but episode 6 will be the greatest one yet. In the upcoming episodes, viewers can expect to see more deaths, turmoil, and dragons as the show welcome its new cast members.
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