Matt Smith said he questioned himself about the amount of sex scenes during upcoming filming Game of Thrones prequel series, Dragon’s House.

Before Which doctor? and Crown star, 39, plays Daemon Targaryen in the story set 200 years before the events of the original HBO series, which became known for its explicit depiction of sex and violence.

Emilia Clarke, who plays Queen Daenerys Targaryen, reveals the following Game of Thrones ended its last series that she was uncomfortable with the “tons” of nudity she was asked to do.

Talking to Rolling Stone of the upcoming prequel, Smith said: “Do you find yourself wondering, ‘Do we need another sex scene?’ And they were like, ‘Yes, we do.’

“I guess you have to ask yourself, ‘What are you doing? Are you representing the books or are you diluting the books to represent time (we live in)? ‘

“And I really think it’s your duty to represent the books honestly and honestly, as they were written.”

‘House of the Dragon’

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When asked about how many sex scenes he has, Smith added jokingly, “Yeah – a bit too much, if you ask me.”

10-episode series based on George RR Martin’s Fire and blood The novel tells the story of House Targaryen.

Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno and Rhys Ifans will also star.

Smith also reflects on the controversial ending of Game of Thronesthis divided viewers and launched a petition calling for a return to the finale.

“I think you will always let some people down,” he said. Finally, the body of work they created stood up.

“Is it a perfect ending? It is a matter of opinion. It doesn’t bother me, I like it. “

Dragon’s House slated for release on August 22 on Sky Atlantic and the now-attractive service Now.

Supplementary Report of the Press Association