Will Henry Cavill Replace Matt Smith For Daemon Targaryen In ‘House Of The Dragon’ Season 2? What Do Fans Want?

Published 09/05/2022, 5:00 PM EDT

Since its release on HBO, House of the Dragon has been roaring with success. With only three episodes released till now, fans have gone crazy about it and called it a legendary Targaryen saga. Also, the first episode drew 9.986 million viewers on the launching night, breaking all of HBO’s records. Can you imagine what the remaining episode will do? Well, the prequel seems to have the power to succeed the Game of Thrones franchise. The fans have already started asking about the second installment of the show. And the most exciting rumor going on right now is that Henry Cavill will join the iconic series in season 2. Will the actor replace Matt Smith for Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon? What do fans wish?

Can Henry Cavill get the dangerous role of Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon?

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Daemon Targaryen is one of the main characters in House of the Dragon, played by Matt Smith. He is the younger son of Prince Baelon Targaryen and a brother of King Viserys I Targaryen. He is depicted as a skilled warrior but considered a threat to the kingdom for his impulsiveness.

In a recent post shared on Twitter by House of the Dragon Source, it was stated: “Cavill being eyed for a role in season 2 of #HouseOfTheDragon
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Now the question arises of what role would suit Henry Cavill the most. And is he the right fit for a rogue and unpredictable character like Daemon Targaryen? However, all his fans already know the answer because he is a talented actor. Moreover, we are currently seeing Cavill in armor and wielding a sword in the Netflix series The Witcher.

The golden-eyed and white-haired Geralt of Rivia would look exceptional in House Targaryen. Henry Cavill cannot stay away from any iconic role or movie as he has been cast in Man of Steel, Immortals, Enola Holmes, Justice League, etc.

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Meanwhile, another potential reason is that the actor has taken the top seat on the contender list of 007. Viewers see him as the best man to become the successor of this legendary role of James Bond. Now let’s see what fans themselves have to say about him racking a massive role in House of the Dragon.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.

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