Because the actor who performed the teenager model of principal character Alicent Hightower, Emily Carey informed Newsweek she was initially scared of filming her sex scenes along with her character’s husband, Viserys, performed by Paddy Considine, an actor 30 years her senior.
“Nonetheless being 17, the primary scene that I learn from the present was my intercourse scene and my intimacy scenes, that features the scene the place I am bathing the king … it scared me, as a result of at that time I nonetheless hadn’t met Paddy. I did not know the way a lot of a pleasure he was and the way straightforward he was going to make [the scene], and all I noticed was, you recognize, a 47-year-old man and me. I used to be a bit involved,” Carey mentioned.
However having an intimacy coordinator, Miriam Lucia, made all of the distinction. “To have the ability to speak every part via and never be shunned, or not really feel awkward, or not really feel like, ‘Oh, this is not your job. I do not need to make you are feeling uncomfortable however can I ask you…’ It was by no means any of that, it was simply that open dialogue,” Carey mentioned. “Within the rehearsal room she was a large assist and on set she was a large assist. It was so much simpler than I believed it was going to be.”