If You Bend the Knee, We'll Show You House of the Dragon's Cast In and Out of Costume

In honor of House of the Dragon's Emmy nominations on July 12, take a look at the characters, including Emma D'Arcy and Matt Smith, in and out of costume.

Who are now officially Emmy nominees. On July 12, nearly a year after HBO's Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon premiered, the show nabbed four nods including Best Drama Series.

Focusing on Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen's ancestors from House Targaryen,.

the series (co-created by author George R. R. Martin) takes place hundreds of years before the events of Game of Throneswhich ended in 2019.

Of course, there are more than just Targaryens in King's Landing, as other prominent families find themselves looking to make powerful alliances.

Naturally, the cast—which includes Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Emma D'Arcy, Fabien Frankel, Steve Toussaint and Eve Best—absolutely slays in their roles.

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