Olivia Cooke grew to become “obsessed” with ‘Recreation of Thrones’ after auditioning for a component within the upcoming prequel sequence.
The 27-year-old actress has admitted she hadn’t watched a single episode of the hit HBO fantasy sequence till she landed the a part of Alicent Hightower within the upcoming ‘Home of the Dragon’ spin-off present.
However after binge-watching all eight seasons of the present after her audition, she’s now simply as gripped by the story as its thousands and thousands of followers.
She stated: “Once I learn the script, I hadn’t seen any ‘Recreation of Thrones’. However then I binged it and now I’m obsessed.”
Olivia additionally opened up on the audition course of, the place she stated she needed to do “so many self-tapes”, and was “on maintain for ages” earlier than she was lastly given the function.
And when she bought the affirmation in October, she was sworn to secrecy earlier than the official announcement of her casting was made in December.
She defined: “Individuals would ask, ‘What’s up for you subsequent?’ And I’d must be like, ‘Nothing.’”
Filming for ‘Home of the Dragon’ is at the moment on maintain amid the coronavirus pandemic, and Olivia has stated the one factor she’s completed thus far is attend a “preliminary” costume becoming.
She instructed Selection journal: “I’ve had one form of preliminary becoming after they simply draped some cloth on me however that was it.”
‘Home of the Dragon’ is predicted to debut in 2022, and is predicted to additionally star Matt Smith as Corlys Targaryen, and Paddy Considine as Viserys Targaryen.
The ten-episode present will inform the story of Home Targaryen and is ready just a few hundred years earlier than the occasions depicted in ‘Recreation of Thrones’.