House Of The Dragon Star Reveals King Viserys Disease

Paddy Considine opens up about King Viserys' illness in House of the Dragon. 

A spin-off from the HBO fantasy phenomenon Game of Thrones

House of the Dragon is a look at the events that led to the demise of the once-mighty Targaryen Dynasty,

which was nearly 200 years before the events of the original show. 

It stars Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Milly Alcock, and Emily Carey as members of the complex, sinister family, 

the series runs four episodes long and features Considine as the troubled King Viserys. 

Viserys had to face a lot of pressure in his time as King. 

In a chat with EW for the Game of Thrones podcast West of Westeros Considine provided some insight into the condition of the king.

He explained the causes of the illness as well as explaining the deeper significance of the disease.