Millie Alcock is at a friend’s house and she gets a call from her agent that will change her life.
age The Australian actress who auditioned Dragon The House
via Zoom Read the lines of a mysterious character named “YR” multiple times. “She’s never watched Game of Thrones (she was just when the original show premiered) But she knew this was probably the biggest chance she’d ever had. When she got the call to take over the pivotal role of the young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, she needed all her acting skills to not leak the news right away.
“I got the call and obviously I couldn’t tell anyone and I was like I was on the ground,” she recalled in an interview with
and dragon Use “source” lighting – each scene tries to simulate lighting that has a visible source in the show world – such as sunlight, moonlight, or flashlights. (This is why some interior scenes look a little dark.)
“Because there’s no electricity in this world, everything is on fire,” Alcock said. “So all the lights you see on the show have people coming around and putting everything on fire.” Light it up and the set will get very hot. I would literally stand like this in sweat ( stretch out my arms )) and two girls with hair dryers. So it’s all very charming.
Alcock had the opportunity to have an early FaceTime connection with her partner Emily Carey, who plays Alice HIghtower, and walks with actor Fabian Frankel, who plays Knight Ser Criston Cole. But she was reluctant One of the performers I met was the other
“Emma and I were like, ‘Let’s meet,'” Alcock recalled. “We wanted to meet [director Miguel Sapochnik] and discuss Ray Nila’s development as a character. Miguel didn’t want us to meet – it was really fun! So we never discussed it. Miguel was like, “Just trust you, you all have it.” I think he knew we were going to try to imitate each other.
Sapochnik, who is the showrunner with Ryan Condal, also suggested that Alcock leans towards the stillness of Rhaenyla as a royal figure. She said: “The way she likes to present herself is very stoic.” , and I am a very irritable person. “And [Ryan and Miguel] keep reminding me that there is power in stillness. She doesn’t have to prove herself, she has that status. “
Another challenge is conquering the Dragon Diamond, which is a bit different in the new show than the all-green room terrifyingly by actors in Thrones. The new setting uses the Volume stage, with
Same technique used on The Mandalorian Huge video wall on stage The background is projected during filming, so actors can see their environment in real-time rather than adding it in post-production.
“Someone will show you how you’re going to move so you can Preempt [how the dragon will turn],” she said. “Then they’ll pop you and blow on you. That was really fun. But I don’t know what to do with my face [expression]. I didn’t do any action stuff. You’re not actually moving, you’re just going to…Somewhere.
Alcock has since been highly praised by critics for her performance on the show. So while she may not appear in Dragon
for a long time, like she was in Dragon Diamond, she must be going somewhere .