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House of the Dragon season 2: this actor ignored Matt Smith on the set of the series

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun15,2024

This Monday, the long-awaited Dance of the Dragons begins. The release of season 2 of House of the Dragon on Max marks the event for fans of Game of Thrones and more broadly of fantasy.

House of the Dragon season 2: this actor ignored Matt Smith on the set of the series

The dance of the dragons finally begins

Rhaenyra Targaryen and her camp are determined to take their revenge on the Green camp led by by Alicent Hightower and his sons, since the death of young Lucerys Velaryon at at the end of season 1, as a trigger for the great war to come. come. Now king of Westeros, Aegon II Targaryen can count on the support and political shenanigans of his mother and grandfather Otto Hightower, as well as on his brother's dragon Aemond to gain the advantage .

The latter is embodied; by Evan Mitchell, a 27-year-old British actor previously known for his role in the medieval seriesThe Last Kingdom. The most attentive will have noticed; that during the last episodes of season 1,Aemond and his uncle Daemon (Matt Smith) were watching each other. distance, measuring each other. Aware of each other's strength, the two fear each other, while respecting each other.

Daemon vs Aemond

And for to fit into their respective roles as best as possible, Evan Mitchell and Matt Smith ignored each other throughout the filming of this second act. The first recently told about the behind-the-scenes secrets of filming The Face Magazine.

“I did something on House of the Dragon that was popular. the first choice I made on the first day. I told you Ryan (Condal): “I came up with the idea of ​​avoiding Matt Smith and even avoiding eye contact,” said Ryan (Condal). the actor, specifying that on the set, the two men did not even have lunch outside. proximity.

House of the Dragon season 2: this actor ignored Matt Smith on the set of the series

There is this moment, in episode 8, whereù we have an intense look. I thought that there was something wrong; experiment and learn save for that moment. Aemond idolizes Daemon, and this is the first time he comes into contact with him.

We can't wait to see how this tension materializes during the 8 episodes of the second season of the summer soap opera, which begins on June 17 on MAX, less than a week after the launch of the streaming platform in France. strong>

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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