Emilia Clarke Did the Robot During Her ‘Game of Thrones’ Audition to Impress the President of HBO

IndieWire | 10/27/2018 | Staff
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If you’ve ever seen Emilia Clarke in an interview, on a red carpet, or really anywhere other than in her role on “Game of Thrones,” you know she’s not quite as intense as the Mother of Dragons. That was further confirmed during last night’s Britannia Awards, where David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recalled the time when, as part of Clarke’s audition process, she did the robot in front of the president of HBO.

“Emilia asked if there was anything else she could do to lighten the mood and David asked, ‘Can you dance?’ And without missing a beat, Emilia did the robot,” Weiss said. “She did it with commitment and she did it well…and even the president had no choice but to smile. She got the job 10 seconds after she left the room and the two of us ran to tell her before she left the building because letting her get on an 11-hour flight home...
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