‘Borderline homophobic hate’: Emily Carey recalls House of the Dragon backlash from trolls

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Emily Carey received a "huge amount" of "borderline homophobic hate" over her role in 'House of the Dragon'. The 21-year-old actress played the young Alicent Hightower in the first season of the 'Game of Thrones' prequel and she faced a backlash from fans who accused her of trying to "force [her] lesbianism" on her alter ego when she and co-star Milly Alcock, who played the teenage Rhaenyra Targaryen, spoke about the "romantic subtext" between their alter egos. Emily told Independent.co.uk: "As a queer person, I received a huge amount of borderline homophobic hate on the internet. “I had a lot...

‘300’ Is Becoming a TV Series, Zack Snyder in Talks to Direct

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After going from history to novel to movie, 300 is now headed to television. The book, written and illustrated by comic artist Frank Miller, became the basis for Zack Snyder’s blockbuster 2006 film. (Miller based his story, loosely, on the real Battle of Thermopylae.) Now, per Variety, it looks as though Warner Bros. is looking to relaunch the concept as a television series. Their report claims “exact plot details are still being worked out, but sources say that the show would serve as a prequel to the 2006 film.” It’s not clear yet whether Warners intends the series for its own networks or st...