‘Game of Thrones’ marked an era and a way of watching television series, for that reason, in addition to a great story that in recent seasons did not finish convincing, the production created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is considered one of the best in history. The adaptations of the novels of George R. R. Martin have become a true milestone and have garnered millions of fans around the world.
The success led to work on its spin-off, ‘House of the Dragon’. Official Synopsis: “Based on the book Fire & Blood by George RR Martin, the series will tell the story of House Targaryen (also known as the House that gave us the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen) and will take place 300 years earlier from the events of Game of Thrones. ”
Although many things about its plot are unknown, we already know of some actors who will be part of this project created by Martin and Ryan Condal, which will have Miguel Sapochnik and Condal as showrunners. They confirmed Paddy Considine (‘The Outsider’), Olivia Cooke (‘Ready Player One’), Emma D’Arcy (‘Truth Seekers’) and Matt Smith (‘The Crown’, ‘Doctor House’). Who will they play?
Paddy Considine will be King Viserys Targaryen, selected by the Lords of Westeros to replace Jaehaerys Targaryen on the Great Council of Harrenhal; Olivia Cooke will be Alicent Hightower, daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King, and the most beautiful woman in the Seven Kingdoms; Emma D’Arcy will be Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the King’s firstborn, Valyrian thoroughbred and dragon rider, and Matt Smith will be Prince Daemon Targaryen, younger brother of King Viserys and heir to the throne.
When is House of the Dragon released?
According to the latest HBO announcement, which generated a lot of hype among fans, the prequel series of ‘Game of Thrones’ will arrive in the year 2022. At the moment there is no exact date, but we do know exactly is that it will begin shoot in April 2021 and its first season will have 10 episodes.