The "Game Of Thrones" Prequel Has Announced Even More Of Its Cast

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    Attention, fellow nerds: There's some fresh casting news for the Game of Thrones prequel series.

    If you need a quick catchup, the prequel in question is called House of the Dragon — it's about a Targaryen civil war (aka the Dance of the Dragons) that occurred 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

    There was already one casting announcement earlier this year: Paddy Considine, the Peaky Blinders and Hot Fuzz actor.

    DRACARYS! Paddy Considine has been cast as King Viserys Targaryen in #HouseoftheDragon. Learn more:

    Paddy will play Viserys Targaryen — but not THAT one from GoT. According to HBO, "Viserys was chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, at the Great Council at Harrenhal. A warm, kind, and decent man, Viserys only wishes to carry forward his grandfather’s legacy, but as we’ve learned from Game of Thrones, good men do not necessarily make for great kings."

    And now, according to Deadline, there's more! First up, there's Matt Smith, whom you might know from Doctor Who and The Crown, as Prince Daemon Targaryen.

    Next, we have Bates Motel actor Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, the daughter of the Hand of the King.

    Finally, there's relative newcomer Emma D’Arcy, whom you might know from Wanderlust, as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.

    Are you looking forward to this Game of Thrones prequel? LMK in the comments!

    You can read more about the prequels here.