Now that the highly-anticipated Game of Thrones episode “The Long Night” has finally debuted, the main cast of the iconic HBO drama has begun making the media rounds to discuss the epic battle episode (that required a 55-night shoot) and what’s to come during the course of the series’ final three episodes.
WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS FOR SEASON 8, EPISODE 3 OF ‘GAME OF THRONES’ — “THE LONG NIGHT” — WILL FOLLOW AFTER THE GIFs.
Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, May 1, Clarke discussed the feeling she had when both shooting and watching the third episode of season 8, “The Long Night.”
Touching on the now legendary 55-night-long shoot, filming dragon scenes with Kit Harington, her brother working in the camera department, and fans kneeling in front of her, Clarke dished out all sort of juicy details in regards to Game of Thrones from her perspective.
Clarke — who has also starred in major motion pictures such as Solo: A Star Wars Story and Terminator Genisys explained that while she’s usually never had a problem riding the CGI dragons that the Game of Thrones producers have provided her with, Harrington, on the other hand, did not have such a smooth experience due to his package.
Additionally, and oddly enough, Clarke claimed that that none of her friends watch the record-breaking show.
Clarke’s character of Daenerys Targaryen played as big of a role as anyone in “The Long Night”, as she spent a majority of the episode raising hell on her dragon, while also losing her right-hand man Jorah Mormont in battle.
The death of Jorah Mormont was perhaps the most emotional moment in what was an extremely intense episode, and Clarke beautifully sold Daenerys’s grief and despair at the moment she lost Jorah.
The eighth and final season of HBO’s Emmy Award-winning series ‘Game of Thornes’, which first premiered on April 17, 2011, will conclude it’s epic, record-breaking run on Sunday, May 19.