Olivia Cooke: Emily Carey reacts as the actor takes over her House of the Dragon role

Former House of the Dragon star Emily Carey has given her verdict on Olivia Cooke‘s takeover of her role

After episod-5, Carey and Milly Alcock departed the series, with Cooke & Emma D’Arcy stepping in to play the adult versions of their characters, Queen Alicent Hightower and Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen

While viewers bemoaned the loss of the two stars, whose performances were hailed each week, the cast members have been busy hyping up the arrival of the two new actors

Share a photo of herself as Alicent alongside Cooke’s version of the character, Carey wrote: “Tune in to House of the Dragon tonight to FINALLY see @livkatecooke & @emmaziadarcy do what they do best.

Also welcoming the new cast members was King Viserys actor Paddy Considine, who wrote: “Enter the house!”

writing ahead of the broadcast of their final episode: “Last ep before the time jump for these legends. It was an absolute pleasure working with the pair of you. Go forth!”

House of the Dragon continues Sundays in the US on HBO at 9 pm. The episode is simulcast on Monday mornings in the UK on NOW and is shown again at 9 pm on Sky Atlantic.