House of the Dragon premiered its first episode on August 21, and fans appear to have already given the Game of Thrones prequel a thumbs up, having enjoyed returning to the Targaryen world in the new show.

Milly Alcock, who plays the younger version of Princess Rhaenyra in the prequel, recently revealed in an interview how she became a fan of Game of Thron

The Australian actress revealed to The New York Post that she had never seen Game of Thrones before joining the cast of its prequel.

She explained how she became acquainted with the HBO show, saying, "I understood that it was very big and very popular. [After getting cast], I watched it to prepare. I binged the whole 8 seasons in 2 weeks. It was intense, and I quickly became a fan and understood why everyone loved it." 

House of the Dragon premiered its first episode on August 21, and fans appear to have already given the Game of Thrones prequel a thumbs up, having enjoyed returning to the Targaryen world in the new show.

The 22-year-old actress also revealed her reaction to learning she had landed the role of Rhaenyra Targaryen, one of the show's main characters, saying she was in "shock and disbelief" when she got the call. 

 In the first episode, we meet Rhaenyra, who is named as King Viserys I's heir to the throne (Paddy Considine). 

As his successor, the King chooses his daughter over his brother, Prince Daemon Targaryen, played by Matt Smith.

House of the Dragon will be premiering new episodes every week. The first season of the show will consist of ten episodes.