Matt Smith seemed well and truly in character as Prince Damon Targaryen as he filmed scenes for House of the Dragon at Kinnens Cove in Cornwall.
The 38-year-old actor looked at the world away from his normal self as he sported a mane of bleach blonde hair for a role in the prequel series Game of Thrones.
The Doctor Who star wore a black long-sleeved dress with a pair of matching boots for the shoot.
On Location: Matt Smith was well and truly in character as Prince Damon Targaryen as he filmed scenes for House of the Dragon at Kinnes Cove in Cornwall.
Matt was joined by several crew members as they filmed a scene on the beach.
The actor’s character in the series is a dragonrider who carries the true blood of a dragon.
He is also the younger brother of King Viserys (Paddy Considine) and heir to the throne.
In July, production was halted after a person on the set tested positive for Covid-19.
Dress: The 38-year-old actor looked at the world away from his normal self as he sported a mane of bleach blonde hair for a role in the Game of Thrones prequel series.
It is understood that production shut down for two days, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The delay was the latest to hit the film industry even after Bridgeton was working on series two amid positive coronavirus test results.
A spokesperson for House of the Dragon told the publication at the time: ‘As part of the rigorous testing implemented for all production staff, a Zone A production member of House of the Dragon tested positive for COVID-19 .
‘In compliance with industry guidelines, the production member is in isolation, and close contacts will be required to be quarantined.’
MailOnline contacted a WarnerMedia representative for comment at the time.
Production: Matt, joined by several crew members as they filmed a scene on the beach
Alongside Matt, non-binary actor Emma D’Arcy is portraying the 28-year-old version of Princess Renera Targaryen.
They are Raines Valerian as Eve Best, Fabian Frankel as Ser Kristen Cole, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Sonoya Mizuno as Massaria and Steve Toussaint as Lord Corliss Valerian. joined as
The show will portray the war of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rainera and Aegon II, the two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne in a civil war known as the Dance of the Dragon.
The Dancing of the Dragons saw Rainera and her half-brother Aegon II fight over the throne of their father Viserys I in a war that lasted three years, and caused untold death and misfortune for the Targaryen line.
Role: The actor’s character in the series is a dragonrider who carries the true blood of a dragon.
Rainera was declared the successor of his father, Viserys I, but upon his departure, Aegon II was hastily crowned and vowed to avenge him.
She was soon crowned queen with her father’s stolen crown, leading to a power struggle between the two.
Before the Dance of the Dragons, Rainera married her uncle Damon after the death of her first husband, Ser Lenore Valarione, and he helped support her campaign against her half-brother.
Casting began last year, and the prequel is due for release in the spring of 2022.
Release: Casting began last year, and the prequel is set to be released in the spring of 2022 (pictured September 2021)