The 28-year-old opened up about the character in Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Oct 11 (News) — Fabien Frankel says people started hating him house of the dragon Character, Christopher Cole.
house of the dragon is a fantasy series based on the book by George RR Martin Fire & Blood. The series takes place about 200 years ago game of Thronesbased on Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series.
In Season 1, Cole transitioned from Princess Rhaenyra’s sworn protector and lover to her enemy and ally of her stepmother and former friend Queen Alicent.
On The Tonight ShowFallon called Frankel a “fan favorite” before noting that some “have started” turning against the actor.
“They’re not there anymore,” Frankel said. “I kind of had an inkling that some people didn’t like me. We went to Comic Con and I remember all the actors lined up. And I heard a guy say, ‘This guy plays Criston Cole. I hate that guy.'”
“I was really confused. And I thought, ‘Wow. Nice? It’s not even out yet,'” he added, teasing a future episode.
house of the dragon Also starring are Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, Rhys Ifans, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno. The series airs Sundays on HBO.
Frankel is a British actor who previously appeared in the Netflix series The snake.