House of the Dragon star opens up on filming that disturbing Episode 1 childbirth scene- ‘It was a bloodbath’

House of Dragons, a spinoff/prequel series game of thronesstarted this Sunday And like its predecessor, the show had doses of violence and major sex. In the first episode, some viewers were shocked by the scene, both in terms of how bloody and disturbing it was. Actor Sean Brooke, who starred in the scene, has now spoken about his experience filming it. Read also; The House of Dragons editor defends episode 1 in the disturbing birth scene

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Spoilers ahead of Dragon House Episode 1!

dragon home It is set some 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones when the Targaryen dynasty ruled Westeros. House of Dragons opens with the reign of Viserys (Paddy Considine), whose queen Emma is expecting a child with Aryan (Cyan). It is evident that the king is a child, the heir to the kingdom. Finally, after a long, bloody and inhumane labor, the queen dies in childbirth, whereupon the lord is forced to expel the young prince from her. Many viewers and critics were uncomfortable with the brutality of the scene.

In an interview with Variety, Cian spoke about filming it saying, “It was bloody. The whole sack was full of blood and fluid behind his stomach. Where it should be cut, he felt blood. He added that the blood was “cold and moist, seeping all around”, and as the terrible scene ended “it seemed like a horror movie”.

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