Elizabeth Olsen wants to star in future seasons of House of the Dragon

Dragon House premiered on August 21, 2022 and became the most successful series on HBO. It has released six episodes so far, and each episode has been a huge hit, with 30 million viewers tuning in to each episode. HBO has already renewed the show for another season. Wanda Vision Actress Elizabeth Olsen is rumored to be joining the series for its second season. Olsen auditioned earlier for the role of Daenerys Targaryen in game of thronesbut she failed to get it.

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Now when The House of the Dragon Season 1 is nearly complete, fans have started speculating which new characters will be joining The house of the dragon season 2. One of the most popular names on this list is Elizabeth Olsen. The actress has been rumored to join the second season since HBO confirmed it.

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HBO confirms House of the Dragon season 2

After the first episode of the series was seen by over 20 million viewers, HBO immediately announced Season 2 of the show. It garnered the largest audience for any new original series in HBO history.

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Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch

Dragon House is based on the Targaryen story book by George RR Martin, Fire & Blood. It takes place 200 years before the events of game of thrones. The series follows House Targaryen and the events leading up to the War of the Targaryen Succession, known as the Dance of the Dragons.

Ever since HBO announced the second season, rumors have started about some cast members joining the show in the future. Henry Cavill and Elizabeth Olsen are the two most popular names rumored to join the show for its next season.

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Henry Cavill as Geralt

Henry Cavill It is said that he will join the second season as Aegon the Conqueror. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Olsen should appear as young Melisandre, also known as the Red Witch.

Now that he’s been so rumored, Olsen is finally talking about whether or not she’s joining the show.

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Elizabeth Olsen Addresses House of Dragon Rumors

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight during Variety’s “The power of women” event, Olsen was asked about the rumours. The actress has confirmed that she is a huge game of thrones fan and even auditioned for the role of Mother of Dragons, Khaleesi.

Listening to the rumours, Elizabeth Olsen said, “Yeah, I mean sure. But like, I don’t know how rumors like that start and people think they’re legit.

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Elizabeth Olsen

She says, “Dreamcasting is fun, yeah. I heard it was, like, advertised, which is weirder. From someone with a blue check, I heard, when I did my Variety interview for tonight.

She later said she had never heard of her in House of the Dragon. However, the Marvel star said she’d love to be on the show, as long as it’s a story worth telling, engaging, and has great characters.

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Elizabeth Olsen could be the Scarlet Witch in House of the Dragon season 2

Elizabeth Olsen has played the role of Wanda Maximoff for seven years in the MCU. However, after the events of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, there is no confirmation whether or not she will reprise her role as Wanda Maximoff.

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As for the roles the actress can take on in House of the Dragon Season 2, two characters are at the top. The actress is expected to play either the Red Priestess Melisandre or Visenya Targaryen. The Red Priestess Melisandre, also known as the Scarlet Witch, is considered most suitable for Olsen as she portrayed Scarlet Witch in the MCU.

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The red priestess Melisandre in Game of Thrones

Another character Olsen can play is Visenya Targaryen, sister and wife of Aegon the Conqueror. HBO is planning an expansion for the game of thrones the universe and studio may have other prequel lineup. It can be Aegon the Conqueror, which may follow the Targaryens’ rise to power, and Visenya Targaryen will play a major role in it.

Dragon House releases a new episode every Sunday. It is available to stream on HBO Max.

Source: entertainment tonight

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