Who can imagine television without Games of Thrones? It’s hard to find someone these days who doesn’t watch the popular drama. Based on the book series by George R. R. Martin, the TV show has taken the world by a storm since it premiered in April 2011. Always surrounded by mystery and intrigue on and off the screen (who will die next? which actors are dating in real life?), GOT fans are thirsty for some franchise secrets – and we’re here to give them to you. Major alert though – spoilers ahead! Read at your own risk.
Emilia Clarke Wasn’t Always Daenerys
Nowadays, Daenerys IS Emilia Clarke. However, that wasn’t always the case. Originally, an actress from the UK named Tamzin Merchant was cast as Daenerys. Mysteriously, she left the show under unknown circumstances and Daenerys was recast as Emilia Clarke.