Avengers’ Scarlet Witch Elisabeth Olsen Revealed She Auditioned for the Daenerys Targaryen’s Part in GoT, Names It the Most Awkward Audition

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The Avengers star Elisabeth Olsen recently revealed that she auditioned to play Danny in Game of Thrones, however, Emilia eventually bagged the role.

Game of Thrones has remained one of the biggest shows in the history of television and fans cannot just get enough of it. With the wide popularity of the show, the stars of the series have also got under the shiny spotlight. From Kit Harrington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen to Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, we have accepted the characters as part of our own lives and continue to love them as individual actors. However, would you feel any different for the mother of Dragons, if another actor were to play her role? The Avengers star Elisabeth Olsen recently revealed that she auditioned to play Danny, however, Emilia eventually bagged the role. Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale: Daenerys Targaryen, Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister, Arya Stark – Who Lives and Who Dies?

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Elisabeth further added that it was also the “most awkward audition” ever. The actor was asked to read a monologue in American and British accents. In an interview with Vulture, she said, “When I first started working, I just auditioned for everything, because I like auditioning. And I auditioned for Khaleesi. I forgot that. It was the most awkward audition I’d ever had.”

“(It was from) after she just burned. And she’s making this speech to thousands of people about how she’s their queen. They didn’t know if they wanted a British accent or not. So, you did it in both. It was terrible. Anytime someone says, ‘Bad audition story.’ That’s one I remember,” she further added.

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Elisabeth, who garnered huge fame for her superhero Scarlet Witch role in Avengers, confessed that she is a big GoT fan. She said, “I’m just so deep in ‘Game of Thrones’ that all I can think about is Kit Harington (who plays Jon Snow).” Game of Thrones Season 8 Final Episodes Leak: Fans Irked With Conclusion In Ep 5 And Ep 6 Leaked Scenes, Say ‘Worst Ending Ever’

With disturbing turn-of-events and many incomplete wishes, the finale season will come to an end tomorrow, and it breaks our hearts understanding the fact that there will be no GoT ever. Well, the final bloodshed is yet to come and we have fastened our seat belts, along with a pressed emotional availability, to witness what GoT makers have in store for us.