Matt Smith was wearing character on Tuesday as work acquired underway on the hotly-anticipated Sport of Thrones prequel Home Of The Dragon, set 3000 years earlier than the occasions of the hit HBO present.
The actor, 38, reworked into Prince Daemon Targaryen as he sported a protracted blonde wig whereas capturing scenes on a windy Holywell Bay Seashore in Cornwall, confirming the south-west coast will likely be a key filming location.
Emma D’Arcy, 28, who will play Rhaenyra Targaryen within the upcoming collection, was additionally noticed alongside the previous Dr. Who star and bore a hanging resemblance to future member of the family Daenerys, performed by Emilia Clarke, in a protracted crimson gown.
FIRST LOOK: Matt Smith has been seen filming for the hotly-anticipated Sport of Thrones prequel for the primary time as he joined co-star Emma D’Arcy on the seashore in Cornwall
Matt donned a protracted black jacket and knee-high boots for the shoot and gave the impression to be deep in dialog with Emma as they stood on the empty seashore.
His hair was partially pulled again, with the underside half of his shiny blonde tresses sitting down his neck and falling simply on his shoulders.
Emma additionally appeared the half in a protracted crimson robe which break up on the entrance and boasted a brighter scarlet materials.
She sported the identical platinum blonde hair as her co-star, along with her personal tresses being partially styled into a powerful braid and glued atop her head.
Emma additionally appeared remarkably just like Emilia Clark, who performed her character’s ancestor Daenerys Targaryen in Sport of Thrones, with the daring coiffure solely including to the similarity between the 2 stars.
At one level throughout Tuesday’s shoot, Emma was seen headed in the direction of the water following her discussing with Matt’s character of Prince Daemon.
In character: Each the actor, 38, and actress, 28, sported platinum blonde locks as they walked alongside Holywell Bay seashore
Over current days, hypothesis has been rife that the prequel is being filmed within the southern county, after crews had been noticed in several places final week.
On Monday footage emerged displaying a movie set had appeared on Holywell Bay seashore, suggesting that it may very well be utilized in scenes that includes Matt and Emma.
And the medieval citadel on St Michael’s Mount on Mount’s Bay in Cornwall the place manufacturing can be mentioned to be happening bears a hanging resemblance to the citadel inhabited by Queen Cersei within the unique HBO collection, filmed in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The citadel has a wide ranging view of the North Sea with a lot of the filming mentioned to be happening within the decrease reaches of the mount inside days.
Wanting the half: Matt reworked into the character of Prince Daemon Targaryen, donning a protracted black jacket and knee-high boots
Family members: Home of the Dragon will reportedly inform a narrative set 300 years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones about the struggle of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s (proper, Emilia Clark) ancestors Rhaenyra (left, Emma D’Arcy) and Aegon II. The 2 stars naked a hanging resemblance in pictures from the 2 productions, with each boasting flowing blonde hair and braids
Beautiful surroundings: In the course of the shoot, the 2 actors had been seen speaking on the golden sands and strolling alongside the seashore earlier than Emma headed in the direction of the water
The manufacturing crew behind the collection had been mentioned to have been given full permission from the household who nonetheless reside within the greater space of the citadel to movie there.
Scaffolding may be seen simply behind the citadel whereas there’s additionally a big archway and scenic backyard close by the place filming will probably happen.
MailOnline has contacted a consultant for WarnerMedia for remark.
Home of the Dragon will happen round 300 years earlier than the GoT collection, which resulted in 2019, and can characteristic a star-studded forged together with Olivia Cooke.
It is occurring! Dozens of crew members had been seen engaged on the set throughout Tuesday whereas Matt and Emma walked by the center of what appeared like items of wooden
Confirmed! Hypothesis the prequel was filming in Cornwall has been rising in current days, with the medieval citadel on St Michael’s Mount, the place manufacturing is claimed to be occurring, baring a resemblance to Queen Cersei’s citadel within the HBO collection
Previous: A lot of Sport of Thrones was filmed in Dubrovnik’s metropolis partitions, with the town turning into a hotspot for followers of the present
Location: The Cornish citadel has a wide ranging view of the North Sea with a lot of the filming mentioned to be happening within the decrease reaches of the mount inside days
It had already been confirmed that filming for Home of the Dragon would start in spring 2021, and could be filmed within the UK, at Leavesden Studios, which is owned by Warner Bros.
Nonetheless with a number of sightings of movie crews working in Cornwall over current weeks, some followers had began to assume that a minimum of a number of the manufacturing is happing within the county – which has now been confirmed with snaps of Emma and Matt on the seashore.
Movie crews had been first noticed at St Michael’s Mount final week and at Penhale Camp close to Newquay, with medieval-style units being constructed on the former, and lighting rigs and lorries on the latter.
One clue sparked a lot pleasure from residents, after recognizing a logo of a seahorse on the highest of an archway set constructed on the Nationwide Belief-managed Mount.
Prequel: The manufacturing crew behind the collection had been mentioned to have been given full permission from the household who nonetheless reside within the greater space of the citadel to movie there.
Zooming in from a distance, it appeared to intently match one of many Sport of Thrones universe’s home sigils.
There’s additionally a suggestion that filming is taking palace at Restormel Fort close to Lostwithiel – land owned by English Heritage.
Indicators close to the citadel direct individuals to it which learn ‘base’, in keeping with a witness, which embody ‘scoutproductions.co.uk’ on them.
The Nationwide Belief, which owns the land, was unable to substantiate what was being filmed. A spokesperson advised Cornwall Stay: ‘We will affirm there’s a shoot however I am afraid we aren’t in a position to give any extra particulars at current.’
MailOnline contacted representatives for Warner Bros. and The Nationwide Belief for additional remark on the time.
In addition to the idea about filming being for Home of the Dragon, others thought-about the crews may very well be engaged on a brand new collection of Vikings, the film sequel Fisherman’s Associates 2 and even the Warner Bros-produced Sesame Avenue movie.
Casterly Rock: In line with the visuals of the massively profitable unique HBO collection, the citadel bears a resemblance to Queen Cercei’s residence in King’s Touchdown
Set to be brutal? The prequel will depict the struggle of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II (pictured Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth and Maisie Williams as Arya Stark in Sport of Thrones)
Home of the Dragon will reportedly inform a narrative set 300 years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones.
It’s going to depict the struggle of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II, two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne.
Different clues that the collection is being filmed in Cornwall included a job posting for bearded, long-haired males, round a month in the past – with the identical description from the identical firm, Scout Productions, as earlier casting for GoT filming in Eire – in addition to affirmation from the studio that it had commenced filming in early 2021.
Emma D’Arcy will star as Rhaenyra Targaryen reverse a but to be forged Aegon II. Physician Who star Matt Smith was beforehand introduced as Daemon Targaryen.
He’ll be part of Eve Finest as Rhaenys Velaryon, Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria and Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon.
Casting started final yr, and the prequel is because of be launched in spring 2022.
Hearth is coming: The collection will depict the struggle of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II, two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne