Game Of Thrones went on to be a cult and completed it’s eight-season run final 12 months. But the present not too long ago got here below the highlight for its first season. The scene in query was Emilia Clarke‘s Daenerys Targaryen being raped by Jason Momoa’s Khal Drogo on the marriage evening. Opening up about the identical now could be Nikolaj Coster-Waldau who performed Jamie Lannister within the present.
For the unversed, within the oral historical past of Game Of Thrones by James Hibberd titled Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, George RR Martin claimed that the choice to rape Dany on the evening made the episode worst and never higher. This has been getting some rave reactions from throughout.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who’s now selling his movie The Silencing, opened up on the identical. Reacting to the scene starring Emila Clarke and Jason Momoa, as per Insider, he mentioned, “For Emilia to play that in series one was really tough and degrading, because what that character goes through is horrific. She’s sold to a guy who rapes her, but her way of getting through that is a massive journey, right?”
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau defined how Emila Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen’s rise to energy finally modified the best way how girls have been perceived within the present. At the identical time, he cleared that it was related within the books. He mentioned that many ladies have been within the place of energy. One being his on-screen sister and lover Lena Headey.
“Cersei, too, was never looked upon as an equal to her brother just because of gender. But then she rises to the top. And you could argue that the way those two women turned out was because of being raised in this horrific way,” mentioned Game Of Thrones’ Nicolaj Coster-Waldau mentioned.
Further reacting on George RR Martin’s claims of the rape scene, the actor known as it a cause for the character’s rise. He mentioned it’s the storytelling and was fascinating. He additionally opened up on the backlash that the sequence ending obtained.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau mentioned, “Because when you meet people, they’re not angry at all, are they? Then they get behind a keyboard and get opinionated and write a petition. I did a round table with hardcore Game Of Thrones fans, and we were all talking about the ending and what I found was that, yes, most had another idea for what would have been a great ending, but, ultimately, they just didn’t want the show to end.”