The actor from ‘Last Christmas’ and ‘The Serpent’ will have an important place in the Targaryen court.
The Game of Thrones prequel continues to strengthen its ranks. The latest to join House of the Dragon is young actor Fabien Frankel, who will play Ser Criston Cole, a member of Viserys I Targaryen’s royal guard. His role will be key in the series, as he is a knight whose brilliant actions helped the monarch pave the way to civil war.
Himself George RR Martin was who confirmed this information through his personal blog. “He is the common son of the Lord of Blackhaven’s butler. He is a lover, a seducer, a traitor, a heartthrob, and a kingmaker … Welcome to Westeros, Fabien. And keep that sword sharp. ”
At 27, Frankel has had previous appearances in the movie Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke (our eternal Khaleesi). In addition, the Briton has also participated in the Netflix miniseries The Serpent, the true story behind the bikini killer. Soon we will also be able to see this one in Venice at Dawn by Jamie Adams ( Songbird ).
House of the Dragon will take us 300 years before what happened in the series based on the novels by George RR Martin, and will focus on the House of Targaryen, the ancestors of Daenerys, and the powerful dynasty that ruled the Seven Kingdoms. The fiction will also feature in its cast with Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Olivia Cooke as Queen Alicent Hightower, Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, and Emmy D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.