GoT’s Milly Alcock soars high: Swaps Dragon for DC’s Supergirl in Surprise Reveal!

GoT's Milly Alcock soars high: Swaps Dragon for DC's Supergirl in Surprise Reveal!
GoT's Milly Alcock soars high: Swaps Dragon for DC's Supergirl in Surprise Reveal!
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In a bombshell announcement from DC Universe, rising Australian actress Milly Alcock, lauded for her portrayal as young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in HBO’s notable “Game of Thrones” offshoot “House of the Dragon,” is set to don the illustrious mantle of the legendary Supergirl. Already forwarded for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for a stellar performance in “HOTD,” this is a phenomenal leap for the 23-year-old actress, carving a niche for herself as an iconic superhero in the inaugural film project masterminded by James Gunn and Peter Safran.

Successfully vying against a constellation of formidable contenders, including “CODA” star Emilia Jones and Meg Donnelly, the voice behind Supergirl in DC animated versions, Alcock’s credible acting prowess left an indelible hold on Director James Gunn. “She embodies Kara as envisioned by @tomking_tk and @bliquis and Ana Nogueira,” quoted Gunn in his confirmation on Instagram, recognizing her spirited renditions during auditions and screen tests for the part.

With unconfirmed rumors on a Supergirl cameo in the projected DC movie “Superman Legacy” doing the rounds, definite confirmation has surfaced on Alcock channeling Supergirl in the anticipated “Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow,” unveiled last year. Primed on Tom King’s 2022 comic book series, it explores a hardened Supergirl and the riveting backstory of her survival on Krypton.

“In our series we see the difference between Superman… versus Supergirl who was raised on a rock, a chip off Krypton… She’s much more hardcore,” Gunn revealed to Deadline, indicating a veritable shift in the portrayal of a traditionally humane superhero.

Beginning her professional journey as a teenager at home in Australia, Alcock transitioned seamlessly from commercials to television roles before striking gold with the “House of the Dragon,” ultimately landing her Hollywood break. Now poised to become an even more renowned household name with this superhero role, her career trajectory demonstrates the meteoric rise of a promising artist on the global stage.

In conclusion, this transformative role in the DC Universe establishes Milly Alcock as a force to be reckoned with in the international acting arena. With her talent affirmed by renowned director James Gunn and other industry veterans, coupled with an undeniable audience appeal, Alcock is on the crest of a wave in her career. As we eagerly await the reimagination of Supergirl under her stewardship, it is clear that this young Australian actress’s star will continue to rise, adding exciting and much-anticipated unpredictability to the DC Universe.

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