House of the Dragons star Fabian Frankel has said he didn’t want his sex scene with Millie Alcock to feel “worthless” and admitted it took seven months to plan.
The 28-year-old actor plays Kingsguard Ser. Kristen Cole in the Game of Thrones prequel and her character shares an intimate moment with Princess Renera Targaryen, played by 22-year-old Millie.
Speaking about the steamy scene, Fabian said he didn’t want it to feel ‘unnecessary’, adding that he wanted it to ‘expose the realities of sex’, not a movie moment. to feel like
Candidate: House of the Dragon star Fabian Frankel has said he didn’t want his sex scene with Millie Alcock to feel ‘worthless’ and planned seven months
He said the scene was discussed for over seven months to make sure they were doing it right, adding that he also talked about how he would take off his armor like this that seemed natural.
They told Entertainment Weekly: ‘The big thing for me was that it didn’t feel like another unnecessary, sweaty-shiny-off-the-back sex scene, because it’s not like anyone who’s ever had sex will tell you that sex. Not so beautiful.
‘It’s not some picturesque, amazing thing, it’s weird, especially when you’re younger.
‘There’s a restlessness in which to sit, and discover and understand each other’s bodies – not to mention the practical side of the whole thing.’
Intimate: The 28-year-old actor plays Kingsguard Ser. Kristen Cole in the Game of Thrones prequel and her character shares an intimate moment with Princess Rainera Targaryen (Millie Alcock).
Fabian said that he, his co-star Millie and director Claire Kilner exchanged texts and phone calls about the scenes to make sure it was exactly what they wanted.
He said that he also spoke to the show’s Intimacy co-ordinator Miriam Lucia to make sure they all feel comfortable and safe while shooting the scene.
The intimate moment between Ser Kristen and Rainera occurs in episode four, when the princess ends up with her uncle Damon (Matt Smith) at a brothel, where the pair share a kiss.
After Damon left, 15-year-old Rainera returned to the Red Keep, where she collided with Sir Kristen, before stealing her helmet as he guarded her door – leading to a steamy moment between the pair. Gone.
Honest: Speaking about the steamy scene, Fabian said he didn’t want it to feel ‘useless’, adding that he wanted it to ‘expose the realities of sex’, rather than a movie moment. to feel like
It comes as Millie, who played Rainera, praised 39-year-old Matt Smith for making him feel comfortable during brothel scenes, adding that the pair had an intimate coordinator who helped reassure them. .
he told New York Post: ‘No, oddly enough. [Matt Smith and I] They were just kind of friends. So, it was quite comfortable. We had an intimacy coordinator, and we worked with him during the rehearsal process and blocked him months ago.
Millie, 22, didn’t know what to expect as director Claire Kilner first set her eyes on the brothel location when she arrived to film her scenes.
He has also told of the experience of filming scenes from the series in a brothel, where he claims to have been in sex positions for an additional 12 hours.
Shock! In episode four – before her intimate moment with Fabian – Rainera ends up in a brothel with her uncle Damon, played by Matt Smith, where the pair share a kiss.
Pros: Millie, who plays Rainera, recently praised 39-year-old Matt Smith for making him feel comfortable during brothel scenes, saying the pair had an intimacy coordinator.
The actress said she felt ‘overdressed’, surrounded by completely naked people all day while recording her scenes at the call house.
She said: ‘There were extras we just met who were like 69-ing for 12 hours.
‘It’s so ugly, we felt too dressed up because everyone else was naked.’
Elsewhere, his fellow House of the Dragons star Emily Carey admitted that she was ‘afraid’ to shoot sex scenes with her co-star Paddy Considine, who is 30 years older than her.
The 19-year-old actress stars as Alicent Hightower in the Game of Thrones prequel series, while Paddy, 49, plays King Viserys, whom she marries.
Concern: This came after fellow House of the Dragon star Emily Carey admitted she felt ‘afraid’ to shoot a sex scene with her co-star Paddy Considine, who is 30 years older than her.
In the latest episode, Alicent is woken in the middle of the night by her maid who says that the king has ‘requested her presence’.
In the following scene, she is seen lying still while Viserys has sex with her.
Speaking to Newsweek, Emily admitted that she was nervous about filming the scene before meeting and knew Paddy.
She said: ‘It scared me because I had not met Paddy at that time. I had no idea how happy he was and how easy he was going to do the scene.
Plot: The 19-year-old actress stars as Alicent Hightower in the Game of Thrones prequel series, while Paddy, 49, plays King Viserys, whom she marries
“The first scene I read from the show was my sex scene and my intimacy scene. I saw, you know, a 47-year-old man and I, I was a little worried.’
Emily said that she watched Game of Thrones in preparation for her role and that some of the violent sex scenes made her worry about what she would have to do on House of Dragons.
The actress said that the presence of an intimacy coordinator on the sets gave her comfort.
He said: ‘Through that outlet, to be able to talk everything through and not be turned away, or feel awkward. In the rehearsal room, she was a big help and on set she was a big help. It was easier than I thought.’
Anxiety: She said: ‘The first scene I read from the show was my sex scene and my intimate scene. I saw, you know, a 47-year-old man and I, I was a little worried’