As part of the international launch of HBO Max, the Warner Media platform has presented what will be one of its main bets for this season, ‘The House of the Dragon ‘. A prequel to Game of Thrones that will show viewers what the times were like when the Targaryens reigned in Westeros, as his first teaser previews.
Based on the book saga ‘Fire and Blood’ by George RR Martin, the series will be set 200 years before what has been seen so far in the Seven Kingdoms. Some times of which Game of Thrones has only given a small preview and in which the new fiction will be completely immersed.
“Gods, kings, fire and blood … dreams haven’t made us kings, dragons have“Daemon Targaryen points out, hinting that his time in power will be anything but merciful.
The series features Matt smith as Daemon Targaryen, Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen, Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, Eve Best like Rhaenys Velaryon, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, Paddy considine like Viserys Targaryen, Olivia cooke as Alicent Hightower and Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole complete the cast.
Production will focus on the story of Viserys I’s reign after inheriting a peaceful kingdom from his grandfather Jaehaerys I. Created by Martin with Ryan Condal, who will act as showrunner with Miguel Sapochnik, The production will feature a 10-episode first season and will hit HBO in 2022.