Emilia Clarke Says She Won’t Watch ‘House Of The Dragon’ Because ‘It’s So Weird’

Sport of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke has little interest in watching the present’s spinoff, “Home of the Dragon.”

Clarke, who starred as Daenerys Targaryen within the fantasy drama sequence that ran from 2011 to 2019, advised Selection that she’s steered away from watching the present’s prequel, “Home of the Dragon,” as a result of she “simply can’t do it.”

All in regards to the Targaryens, “Home of the Dragon” tells the story of the royal household’s civil warfare that occurred roughly 200 years earlier than occasions portrayed within the unique sequence.

Primarily based on elements of George R.R. Martin’s 2018 novel “Fireplace & Blood,” the legendary present stars Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Tom Glynn-Carney, Milly Alcock, Emily Carey, Olivia Cooke and Rhys Ifans.

When requested about tuning into the prequel sequence, the British actor passionately declared why watching the present is a tough go for her.

“It’s too bizarre. I’m so completely happy it’s taking place. I’m over the moon about all of the awards … I simply can’t do it. It’s so bizarre. It’s so unusual,” Clarke advised the outlet on the Sundance Movie Pageant whereas selling her new romantic comedy, “The Pod Technology.”

Evaluating watching the present to having a clumsy run-in with previous classmates, Clarke added: “It’s type of like somebody saying, ‘You need to go to this college reunion that’s not your 12 months? Need to go to that faculty reunion?’ That’s the way it feels. I’m avoiding it.”

Elsewhere within the dialog, Clarke confirmed like to Miguel Sapochnik, the present’s Season 1 co-showrunner, who additionally teamed up together with her to movie some fairly epic episodes of “Sport of Thrones.”

“Love him. Good. Great,” she gushed in regards to the director.

Clarke isn’t the one “GoT” star who didn’t appear too keen to look at “Home of the Dragon.”

Talking with The Related Press in 2021, Package Harington — who starred as Jon Snow in “GoT” — shared his hesitancy to tune into the sequence, including that “there’s going to be a rawness there.”

“There’s emotion linked to that for me,” he stated of the present on the time. “I feel to see individuals get into outfits and costumes that resemble what we wore for all these years, and it [has] the identical music and magnificence and tone, however not be in it’s at all times going to really feel — there’s going to be a rawness there.”

“Home of the Dragon” is obtainable for streaming on HBO. Season 2 is ready to launch in 2024.