too much sex?This is a question that “House of the Dragon” star Matt Smith wondered regarding his upcoming HBO Max series.The “Game of Thrones” prequel — out Aug.
21 — is reportedly going to show less intimate scenes, but Smith, 39, still wondered if the 10-episode series has too much.“You do find yourself asking, ‘Do we need another sex scene?'” the “Doctor Who” star told Rolling Stone recently. “Yeah – slightly too much, if you ask me.”“The Crown” alum went on: “And they’re like, ‘Yeah, we do.’ I guess you have to ask yourself: ‘What are you doing?
Are you representing the books, or are you diluting the books to represent the time [we’re living in]?’”“And I actually think it’s your job to represent the books truthfully and honestly, as they were written,” Smith said.“House of the Dragon” co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik previously stated how the new show will not “shy away” from sexual violence.“If anything, we’re going to shine a light on that aspect,” Sapochnik said of the sexual assaults that often happened in the original series in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter last month.He added: “You can’t ignore the violence that was perpetrated on women by men in that time.Read more on nypost.com