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‘House Of The Dragon’ celebrates royal wedding in new episode teaser
House Of The Dragon has shared a teaser for season one episode five – take a look below.The Game of Thrones spinoff series is currently airing weekly on HBO Max, with the forthcoming episode airing on September 18.Paddy Considine’s Viserys Targaryen can be heard saying “I wish to propose a marriage to my daughter and heir” in the start of the teaser.“I hope to herald in a second age of dragons, ” before being warned that “knives will come out” and another person saying that “the king will die”.Take a look at the teaser here:House Of The Dragon recently became Sky’s biggest US drama launch and the most watched Sky Atlantic premiere ever in the UK.After the show’s premiere broke records at HBO, attracting almost 10million viewers, the Game Of Thrones prequel smashed viewing records in the UK.According to Sky (via Deadline), the first episode has attracted more than four million viewers, beating the launch of Game Of Thrones in 2011.Zai Bennett, head of content at Sky, said: “Momentum around House Of The Dragon just continues to build, as more and more people spread the word about its ever-current narrative of political power play married with visuals of epic scale and imagination.“And thanks to Sky making the first episode freely available to watch via YouTube, more people than ever before will be able to sample the world-class world of Westeros.”
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House of the Dragon star Olivia Cooke 'traumatised' as director ordered her to lose weight
“I was 18, so I had a chubby face because I was a child. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m in the movie business, someone’s asked me to lose weight. It’s happening.’”She explained when the cast found out, they began sneaking her food and she added the experience “traumatised her”. Olivia went on, claiming that the unnamed director would taunt her with plates of sweet snacks. The Vanity Fair star thinks the atmosphere in film production is now “more sly” since that time, with directors knowing how to “word it” now. Speaking to the Daily Mail, she said she tries her best not to worry about her body, after discovering she had cellulite at the age of nine. Despite trying to fight it, she does find herself “down the rabbit hole” of Instagram occasionally, looking at others’ bodies. House of the Dragon will arrive this weekend on HBO Max and Sky. The series is set prior to the events of Game of Thrones and follows the origins of the house Targaryen. In the UK, viewers will be able to tune in on Sky Atlantic and the NOW streaming service. Speaking in an interview from March 2021, after she had recently been cast in her role, Olivia said she didn’t watch Game of Thrones until after she had landed the role. Talking with Metro.co.uk at the time, she admitted she couldn’t jump on to the fantasy bandwagon. She said: “I only watched it once I got the offer.
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‘House Of The Dragon’: watch the fiery new trailer for HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ prequel
HBO‘s House Of The Dragon – the prequel series to Game Of Thrones – has landed, offering up new shots of fire, blood and dragons.Having dropped an initial teaser trailer in October and a second earlier this year, the full-length trailer went live just a few hours ago (July 21) and, at the time of writing, has already amassed over 3.1 million views.The fresh trailer sets us up for the ten-episode first season, which tells the story of Rhaenyra and Aegon Targaryen and the war of the Seven Kingdoms, taking place 200 years before the events in Game Of Thrones.The new HBO series stars Matt Smith (Daemon Targaryen), Emma D’Arcy (Rhaenyra), Olivia Cooke (Alicent Hightower), Paddy Considine (Viserys Tagaryen), Eve Best (Rhaenys Targaryen), Rhys Ifans (Otto Hightower), Steve Toussaint (Corlys Velaryon) and more.The series is set to premiere on HBO Max on August 21 in the US and simulcast on Sky Atlantic/NOW in the UK in the early hours of August 22.It’s the first of several upcoming Game Of Thrones spin-offs based on the fantasy novels by George R R Martin including The Sea of Snake, about Lord Corlys Velaryon; 10,000 Ships, about warrior queen Princess Nymeria; A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, based on Martin’s fantasy novels Tales of Dunk and Egg, and an animated series, The Golden Empire.
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Watch Kenneth Branagh transform into Boris Johnson in ‘This England’ trailer
This England, starring Kenneth Branagh as Boris Johnson.The series, co-written and directed by Michael Winterbottom, is based on Johnson’s first months as prime minister and the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.A synopsis reads: “The drama takes us inside the halls of power, as Johnson grapples with COVID-19, Brexit, and a personal and political life wracked by controversy.“The events in government are interwoven with first-hand testimonies from around the UK, from the experts and scientists racing against time to understand the virus; the doctors, nurses and care-home workers on the frontline working tirelessly and heroically to contain and overcome it; and ordinary people whose lives were thrown into turmoil.”Alongside Branagh, the show stars Ophelia Lovibond (Feel Good) as Carrie Johnson and Andrew Buchan (The Crown) as former Health Secretary Matt Hancock.While an exact release date is yet to be announced, This England is scheduled to be released on Sky Atlantic and NOW later this year.Branagh was recently cast in Christopher Nolan’s next film Oppenheimer, alongside Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr, Florence Pugh and Rami Malek.The film follows theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Murphy) and his contributions to the Manhattan Project which led to the creation of the atomic bomb.
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