dragon house Its fourth episode had two sex scenes of different tones. The one between Rainera (Millie Alcock) and her uncle Damon (Matt Smith) also caused a stir among the show’s characters. But, the love scene between Rainera and Ser Kristen Cole (Fabian Frankel) earned word.
[Warning: This article contains spoilers for the House of the Dragon episode “King of the Narrow Sea.”]
Frankel was a guest dragon house Podcast on September 11th. While discussing the sex scene between Kristen and Rainera, Frankel explained how he discussed the awkwardness of it with Alcock. , new episodes of dragon house Premieres Sunday on HBO Max.
This ‘House of the Dragon’ Sex Scene Wasn’t Like ‘Game of Thrones’
game of Thrones Some criticized it for showing more female than male frontal nudity and the violence that accompanied its many sex scenes. Frankel said that he and Alcock wanted Rainera and Kristen to be more real than other fictional characters.
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“We had a wonderful intimacy coordinator, Miriam [Lucia]Who helped us with this,” said Frankel dragon house podcast. “Plus, I think Millie and I just didn’t want to make another sex scene that feels totally liberating and like glamorizing an incredibly muscular tan body type, that whole thing, their Sweat the skin kind of glows. The reality of sex is that, especially in the early days, it’s so weird.”
‘House of the Dragon’ costumes made sex scenes even more awkward
Kristen is still in her full suit of armor when she and Renera make love. dragon house Only portrayed a fraction of the reality of being dislodged from that suit of armor.
“Millie and I were like, ‘Imagine how weird it must have been to take that armor off,'” Frankel said. “Even it takes us 20 minutes to take off our shoes every day. So I was like god, just imagine how long it must have taken for these kids to take off their clothes in the scene. That alone was like a big deal. Like the Hollywood version of it, clothes come off in two seconds but the reality of that armor is that it doesn’t come off in two seconds. There are three people helping me out of that armor day after day. ,
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Alcock’s dragon house The dress was no picnic either.
“I’ll put it this way, if I need to go to the loo, we can clean the set for 20 minutes,” Frankel said. “Fabian needs to go to the bathroom so I can get out of the armor. Millie had the same thing. Air-drying her dress in between Miley’s because it’s so hot and sweaty in all those rooms, and I To get out of this armor that’s like 73 straps, it looked really cool but there are like 73 straps. So it was like yeah, it’s long.”
Another play inspired the Rainera/Kristen Cole sex scene
Frankl acknowledged the reputation of game of ThronesThe sex scene. He said director Claire Kilner referenced a recent play in which sex scenes should be the types of Renera and Kristen Cole.
“We just wanted to explore all the complexities of that and not run away from them,” Frankel said. “Claire, our director, was amazing. normal people had just recently come out and he did sex scenes in that show very brilliantly. We were going, ‘God, wouldn’t it be cool if there was an element of it really feeling like what it’s like in a world that isn’t known to have so much humanity, especially in sex scenes.’ I think Millie at least felt like we really wanted to feel like it was some kids trying to figure out how to do it. ,
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