HBO’s ‘House of the Dragon’ To Release Next Year, Here’s What We Know So Far
The finale for HBO's "Game of Thrones" aired on the 19th of May, 2019 and since then, fans have been starving for more adventures relating to the fantasy world of Westeros.
Hearing this, HBO decided to quench the thirst of the audience as they are slated to release "House of the Dragon," a prequel to "Game of Thrones," in 2022.
Here's what we know about "House of the Dragon" so far.
Westeros will be a whole different world when fans enter the "House of the Dragon" next year! Although the world will still be the same, the characters making up the lore of the new HBO show will surely be unfamiliar faces.
Notably, "House of the Dragon" will be based on George R.R. Martin's novel "Fire & Blood," focusing primarily on the house of Targaryen leading up till the beginning of "Game of Thrones."
The events happening in the "House of the Dragon" transpire 300 years before the original "Game of Thrones" series. Thus, the characters in the original show will no longer be in the next series, but familiar family names will surely pop up.
Notably, the coming first season of "House of the Dragon" has been confirmed to carry 10 episodes.
As of writing this article, a plethora of talented actors and actresses have been confirmed to be a part of the "House of the Dragon" series. Here are the confirmed cast so far and the roles that they will be playing:
Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, Emma D'Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon (also known as The Sea Snake), Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Velaryon, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole, Milly Alcock as a young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, and Emily Carey as a young Alicent Hightower.
Stay tuned for more details regarding "House of the Dragon."