House of the Dragon star Milly Alcock proudly poses with her scaly beast in new poster for Game of Thrones prequel

Milly Alcock proudly posed with her scaly beast in the new poster for George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal's 10-episode Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, which premieres August 21 on HBO Max.

The Australian 22-year-old - who boasts 25K Instagram followers - excitedly Instastoried the poster on Wednesday morning.

Milly - best known for her role as Meg in Foxtel/Sky/Amazon series Upright -portrays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, King Viserys' (Paddy Considine) firstborn child of pure Valyrian blood and a dragonrider.

'Fire will reign': Milly Alcock proudly posed with her scaly beast in the new poster for George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal's 10-episode Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, which premieres August 21 on HBO Max

'Fire will reign': Milly Alcock proudly posed with her scaly beast in the new poster for George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal's 10-episode Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, which premieres August 21 on HBO Max

Rhaenyra expects to become the Seven Kingdoms' first queen regnant, but her uncle Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) has other plans.

'Men would sooner put the realm to the torch then see a woman ascend the Iron Throne,' Princess Rhaenys Velaryon (Eve Best) warned Rhaenyra in the trailer.

Lord Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint) ominously tells Daemon in the preview: 'History does not remember blood. It remembers names.' 

Spreading the word! The Australian 22-year-old - who boasts 25K Instagram followers - excitedly Instastoried the poster on Wednesday morning

Spreading the word! The Australian 22-year-old - who boasts 25K Instagram followers - excitedly Instastoried the poster on Wednesday morning

Rightful heir: Milly - best known for her role as Meg in Foxtel/Sky/Amazon series Upright -portrays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, King Viserys' (Paddy Considine) firstborn child of pure Valyrian blood and a dragonrider

Rightful heir: Milly - best known for her role as Meg in Foxtel/Sky/Amazon series Upright -portrays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, King Viserys' (Paddy Considine) firstborn child of pure Valyrian blood and a dragonrider

'History does not remember blood. It remembers names': Rhaenyra expects to become the Seven Kingdoms' first queen regnant, but her uncle Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) has other plans

'History does not remember blood. It remembers names': Rhaenyra expects to become the Seven Kingdoms' first queen regnant, but her uncle Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) has other plans

Princess Rhaenys Velaryon (Eve Best) warned Rhaenyra in the trailer
'Men would sooner put the realm to the torch then see a woman ascend the Iron Throne'

Princess Rhaenys Velaryon (Eve Best) warned Rhaenyra in the trailer: 'Men would sooner put the realm to the torch then see a woman ascend the Iron Throne'

As of 2019, Alcock was still living with her parents in Sydney, having just graduated from the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts. 

Non-binary actor Emma D'Arcy - turning 30 next Monday - will be portraying the older version of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. 

The House of the Dragons' large ensemble cast also includes Rhys Ifans, Olivia Cooke, Sonoya Mizuno, and Fabien Frankel.

Newcomer: As of 2019, Alcock was still living with her parents in Sydney, having just graduated from the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts (pictured July 5)

Newcomer: As of 2019, Alcock was still living with her parents in Sydney, having just graduated from the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts (pictured July 5) 

Turning 30 next Monday! Non-binary actor Emma D'Arcy will be portraying the older version of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen

Turning 30 next Monday! Non-binary actor Emma D'Arcy will be portraying the older version of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen 

Rivals: The House of the Dragons' large ensemble cast also includes Rhys Ifans (R), Olivia Cooke (L), Sonoya Mizuno, and Fabien Frankel

Rivals: The House of the Dragons' large ensemble cast also includes Rhys Ifans (R), Olivia Cooke (L), Sonoya Mizuno, and Fabien Frankel 

Return to Westeros! The House of Targaryen origin tale - based on Martin's Fire & Blood series - is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones

Return to Westeros! The House of Targaryen origin tale - based on Martin's Fire & Blood series - is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones

The House of Targaryen origin tale - based on Martin's Fire & Blood series - is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

'Though the infamous dragon-riding House is best known for its powerful three-century dynasty, the inner workings of their family were arguably even more complex than the Lannisters and Starks put together,' the logline read.

'Rivalries within the bloodlines and throughout King's Landing would plant the seeds of the family's eventual ruin.'

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House of the Dragon star Milly Alcock is featured on the new poster for Game of Thrones prequel

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