THE GAME OF THRONES prequel House of the Dragon is in the making and fans are keen to know when the new series will arrive. Here’s all you need to know about the HBO prequel.
Game of Thrones fans are eagerly awaiting updates for the release of House of the Dragon on HBO Max. The series is set ahead of the events of Game of Thrones, and it will follow the origin story of the Targaryens. This website has all you need to know about the release date, trailer, cast and more.
News of the series first came to light in October 2019 and the cast list was decided in July 2020.
Filming began in the UK back in April 2021 and the series will be made up of 10 episodes.
The epic fantasy drama is scheduled for a 2022 release, however an official date has not yet been given.
HBO Max shared an update on Twitter, saying: “Gods. Kings. Fire. Blood. @HouseOfDragon is coming to HBO Max in 2022.”
The series will also be available to watch in the UK via Sky Atlantic and the NOW streaming service.
On October 5, the network released a minute-long teaser for the new series and fans could not contain their excitement.
The trailer explains how the series is set 200 years before the fall of the throne.
A voice is heard saying: “Dreams didn’t make us kings, dragons did,” and fans were treated to a view of the iconic iron throne.
The action-packed trailer is full of battle scenes and viewers took to the comments to share their thoughts.
Usama said: “Best TV show of 2022. Absolutely no competition,” and Ladybuglizzie added: “This looks so good! I’m so excited!”
Many viewers are still reeling after the finale of the original Game of Thrones, which saw the death of Daenerys (Emilia Clarke).
@JonDanyTarg said: “Hope this show includes the resurrection of The Rightful Queen Daenerys Targaryen – as a start scene.”
Creegan added: “I have no trust they will do this right after that debacle of a final season.”
Akamaru said: “I am so eager to be immersed in this universe… even if I am not keen on watching the fall of the dragons and House Targaryen… Anyway!
“Let’s not forget the true embodiment of House Targaryen, Daenerys. She is the dragon.”
Paddy Considine plays King Viserys Targaryen, the leader. “Brinkwire Summary News”.