08:30 AM EDT 10/26/2015
Originally posted 10/13/2015 10:40AM
The Mother of Dragons is having a moment.
Emilia Clarke has been crowned Esquire magazine's 2015 Sexiest Woman Alive – just after nabbing British GQ's Woman of the Year honor.
In the interview that accompanies Clarke's sultry, nearly nude photo shoot, the Game of Thrones star opened up about how her career has skyrocketed since landing the role of Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO drama.
Originally posted 10/05/2015 10:15AM
Holy mother of dragons: Khaleesi and Khal Drogo are back!
Game of Thrones actors Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa reunited in Paris for Fashion Week, and the former onscreen spouses won our hearts, even if they haven't quite conquered Westeros.
She plays Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO series, and his Dothraki warlord died tragically in season 1. But Clarke, 28, and Momoa, 36, left the drama behind to share a series of silly photos Saturday.
WATCH: Emilia Clarke and More Game of Thrones Stars Share How They Put Together 'a Beast of a Scene'
Originally posted 09/02/2015 05:45PM
Even for the Mother of Dragons, this Game of Thrones scene was a doozy.
In an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from the iTunes release of Game of Thrones season 5, Emilia Clarke (Daenerys) reveals the painstaking work that went into one of the year's most buzzed-about scenes.
Emilia Clarke Is Down for a Threesome with Ryan Gosling – as Her Game of Thrones and Terminator Characters
Originally posted 07/02/2015 01:10PM
Emilia Clarke has already said she wants "something sexual" with Magic Mike XXL star Channing Tatum and his equally hot wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, and now she's set her sights on the Gos.
During an Unscripted Q&A with Moviefone, Terminator Genisys actor Jai Courtney asked Clarke a seemingly innocent question on behalf of Facebook user Trent: "If Sarah Connor and Daenerys Targaryen had a girls' night out, where would they go and what would they do?"
Originally posted 07/01/2015 06:40PM
The Game of Thrones star proved she can talk like Cher and Dionne on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Originally posted 06/25/2015 05:50PM
Considering the fact that she plays a dragon-taming queen on Game of Thrones and an apocalyptic action hero in Terminator Genisys, so you'd expect Emilia Clarke to injure herself in a totally bad ass way.
"I want to say it's from Parkour or something," she told BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw on Thursday of her stress fracture in her hip. "Something really brilliant, like I'm trying to vault a wall, but in reality I just slipped. It's really boring. But by the end of the press tour I'm going to come up with the sickest story ever. It's going to be pretty brilliant."
Originally posted 06/22/2015 12:20PM
See the Game of Thrones star's new do, along with more star mane moves from the weekend
Originally posted 06/14/2015 11:05PM
Six. Six Game of Thrones characters died in the season 5 finale, "Mother's Mercy." And one of those deaths marks arguably the show's greatest character loss yet (we felt every gut stab). Oh, and Arya (Maisie Williams) is blind. Shireen (Kerry Ingram) is still dead. Cersei (Lena Headey) just totally redefined a term for walking home after a hookup. And –
There is so much more. The finale followed two extreme, full-throttle episodes, and some may have expected Sunday's episode to take a breather and hit the brakes. Instead, Thrones continued the same relentless pace and emotional magnitude for its finale. Taken together, the last three hours of the season were incredible in their scope, ambition and narrative significance. While Thrones has been playing at a higher level in terms of its production values than the rest of television for years, I have a difficult time thinking of any series that – purely on a storytelling level – has had a triple-episode arc as intense as the past few weeks.
Originally posted 06/10/2015 03:30PM
When Tyrion met Dany: A behind-the-scenes Q&A with two Thrones favorites
Originally posted 06/08/2015 09:05AM
This is a Game of Thrones recap I have wanted to write for a long time.
Dany (Emilia Clarke) escaping the Daznak fighting pit while riding Drogon is one of the most exciting and climactic moments in George R.R. Martin's novels.
And the death of Shireen (Kerry Ingram) – which is not in the novels – is one of the most horrifying sequences in the show's history (and something I've been privately obsessing over since first hearing about it).
Thrones has always excelled at giving us moments of terror and triumph, but seldom have the highs and lows ever been so extreme, or come so quickly on top of each other, than in the past few episodes. We've had hugs and euphoria – Dany meets Tyrion (Peter Dinklage)! Jon's (Kit Harington) epic Hardhome battle! – and gut-punches and sadness – Ser Barristan (Ian McElhinney) dies, Sansa (Sophie Turner) is assaulted. And then tonight, in rapid succession, we witnessed the profoundly disturbing murder of an innocent child, and then saw the glory of a queen reclaiming her destiny – two scenes that could easily serve as the climax of an entire season on any other show, though it's tough to imagine any other series pulling them off as masterfully as Thrones did here (with the help of director David Nutter, who previously helmed season 3's Red Wedding episode).
I have a lot to say about the Shireen scene in particular. So I'm going to break my usual format and start with the scene I most want to talk about first, and then we'll recap the rest ...
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