The anticipated prequel series House of the Dragonspinoff de Game of Thrones from HBO, already confirmed its premiere date on HBO and HBO Max.
House of the Dragon will have its premiere on August 21, 2022confirmed by the television channel itself, which also shared a teaser posteravailable at the end of the note.
The Serie will focus on the Targaryen dynasty:
The plot set in Westeros, will develop its events 300 years prior to the events portrayed in the acclaimed GoT series (before the fall of the Throne), and “will explore the beginning and end of House Targaryen.”
The main cast is made up of Matt Smith como Prince Daemon Targaryen, Emma D’Arcy como Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Steve Toussaint como Lord Corlys (aka Sea Snake), Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, and Rhys Ifans como Otto Hightower.
House of the Dragon will consist of ten episodes, created and scripted by George R.R. Martin and Ryan County (Colony). Martin and Condal are also the executive producers.
House of the Dragon is based on the novel Fire & Blood by Martin, and has been in development since the fall of 2018. Miguel Sapochnik directs the pilot and some other episodes, the director is an old acquaintance of the world GoThaving directed episodes of the hit HBO series such as Battle of the Bastards (for which he won an Emmy for directing), The Long Night, among others. Sapochnik and Condal are the co-showrunners.
The teaser poster below: