Game of Thrones’ Khaleesi could have been played by this Avengers star – digitalspy.com

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Jason LaVerisGetty Images Believe it or not, Game of Thrones' Khaleesi was almost played by Elizabeth Olsen – before she messed up during the audition stage. It was Emilia Clarke who eventually took the role of Mother of Dragons, a character that she portrayed across eight seasons in total. But let's imagine for a second Scarlet Witch with a bleach-blonde wig and fire-breathing beasts at her side. Would Olsen have done a better job? Clarke was pretty damn good after all. HBO We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. Appearing on US talkshow Live with Kelly and Ryan recently, Olsen recalled how a journalist once asked her if she'd had any nightmare auditions. "I was like, 'I actually really love auditioning, so I can't really think of anything, ' and I was like, 'Oh that's right, I auditioned for Game of Thrones, " she explained. Here's one way Thrones was almost very different Related: Marvel star Elizabeth Olsen says WandaVision will get comic fans "so excited" "It was for Khaleesi – she was just burned alive and then I ....


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