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House of the Dragon: cast, plot release date and much more.

George RR Martin and Ryan Condal fans finally got new good news about returning to Westeros. Also, finally, there is a new series, to begin with where you will see Targaryens starring Paddy Considine and Matt Smith. Yes, we are talking about season one of House of the Dragon. We got the official updates regarding it and also meant about season 1. To know about the confirm the release date and the other details about House of the Dragon. The Game of Thrones prequel also unveiled its first-look trailer last year. We fans go to see how the show will include a different iconic seems from the iron throne. Well, the trailer also shows a lot about the action series and the characters who will be a part of it.

We will see Matt Smith’s Prince Daemon Targaryen and Olivia Cooke’s Alicent Hightower. And by the end of the trailer, we found a very challenging conflict for House Targaryen: we will not see all the characters from the original series. As per the reports, you will not find all the characters from the original series. According to the sources House of the Dragon is set around 200 years before the existence of these characters.

These many surprise cameos are eliminated. There is also only a very slight chance of having the night king in the House of the Dragon. However, fans will get to see the familiar face of Ramin Djawadi, the composer who wrote the iconic theme song for the fantasy drama. He also got two Emmys for his efforts and regular Thrones director Sapochnik. Here’s everything you need to know about House of the Dragon season 1.

House of the Dragon: what is the release date?

The release date for House of the Dragon Is finally officially released. Abhi fans have been waiting for a release date for such a long time, and it seems like the wait has come to an end now. On the show’s official Twitter account, we news that the series is set to air on 21 August 2022. Everyone who came across the post we excited about it. It is only just a few months until we see the House of the Dragon, created by George RR Martin. Also, we got the news that another particular series will have ten episodes in it for season 1. It will air in the UK. Sky Atlantic, the same channel that aired Game of Thrones, has extended its deal with HBO after House of the Dragon’s announcement. Fabs can also find the show onNOW.

House of the Dragon: who is in the cast?

The following prominent cast members will appear in season 1 of House of the Dragon.

  • Paddy Considine as King Viserys I Targaryen
  • Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen
  • Olivia Cooke as Lady Alicent Hightower
  • Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen
  • Rhys Ifans as Ser Otto Hightower
  • Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon
  • Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Velaryon
  • Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria
  • Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole
  • Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling
  • Ryan Corr as Ser Harwin Strong
  • Jefferson Hall as Lord Jason Lannister and Tyland Lannister
  • David Horovitch as Grand Maester Mellos
  • Matthew Needham as Larys Strong
  • Bill Paterson as Lord Lyman Beesbury
  • Gavin Spokes as Lord Lyonel Strong
  • Wil Johnson as Ser Vaemond Velaryon
  • John Macmillan as Ser Laenor Velaryon
  • Savannah Steyn as Lady Laena Velaryon

“The lords of Westeros chose Viserys to succeed the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, at the Great Council at Harrenhal,” an official statement stated. “A warm, kind, and decent man, Viserys only wishes to carry forward his grandfather’s legacy, but as we’ve learned from Game of Thrones, good men do not necessarily make for great kings.” Cooke, famous for her roles in Vanity Fair and Bates Motel, is set to act as Alicent Hightower, the daughter of Otto Hightower – the Hand of the King. “She was raised in the Red Keep, close to the king and his innermost circle; she possesses courtly grace and a keen political acumen,” HBO said.

Other members:

Also, Smith will play Prince Daemon Targaryen – King Viserys’ younger brother. “Daemon is a peerless warrior and a dragon rider who possesses the true blood of the dragon,” a statement reads. “But it is said that the gods toss a coin in the air…” Actress Emma D’Arcy, famous for roles in Wanderlust and Truth Seekers, is Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen – the king’s first-born child.” She is of pure Valyrian blood, and she is a dragon rider,” HBO states. “Many would say that Rhaenyra was born with everything…but she was not born a man.”

Actor Fabien Frankel has also been cast as a member of King Viserys I Targaryen’s Kingsguard, who helped win the civil war. George R.R. Martin, on his blog, said: “He is the common-born son of the steward to the Lord of Blackhaven,” Martin wrote. “He has no claim to lands or titles, and all he has is his honour and skill with sword and lance. Martin added, “He is a challenger, a champion, cheered by the commons, beloved of the ladies. He is a lover (or is he?), a seducer (or is he?), a betrayer (or is he?), a breaker of hearts and a maker of kings … Welcome to Westeros, Fabien. And do keep that sword sharp.”

House of the Dragon: do we have a trailer?

We got the first trailer of the House of Dragons in October 2021. It was soundtracked to a slow version of the classic game of Thrones theme, and we also saw a glimpse of several new characters and a little bit of the plot of the upcoming series. The design of the show is based on the iron throne. 

What is House of the Dragon revolving around?

Well, the Dance of Dragons will be the focus of the prequel. The war started when they wanted the ion throne from different branches of the Targaryen family. Thrones author George RR Martin stated: “For what it’s worth, those who have read Fire & Blood will realise it contains enough materials for a dozen shows.

“I can say that there will be dragons. Everyone else has said that, so why not me?”

However, we do not have official details regarding the plot in adapting. But we can guess that the entire series will be focusing on the Targaryen family. Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming, said, “The Game of Thrones universe is rich with stories.

Further details:

We look forward to exploring the origins of House Targaryen and the earlier days of Westeros along with Miguel, Ryan and George.”

While speaking to Telegraph, Cooke said: “I wouldn’t feel comfortable in being a part of anything that has just egregious graphic violence towards women for no reason whatsoever, just because they want it to be tantalising in a way that gets viewers.

“I was lucky enough to read the script before, and it has changed a lot from the first few seasons (of Game of Thrones). I don’t think they’d be in their right minds to include any of that anymore.”

George RR Martin, who wrote the original A Song of Ice and Fire book series that Game of Thrones is based on, is the creator of this show. He, along with Ryan Condal, works in it. “[The series] has a script and a bible, and both are terrific, first-rate, exciting,” Martin said. “They’re the work of Ryan Condal.”

“He’s a helluva strong writer, and a huge fan of A Song of Ice and Fire, Dunk & Egg, and Westeros in general. I’ve loved working with him, and if the Seven Gods and HBO are kind, I hope to keep on working with him for years to come on this new successor show.”

Game of Thrones on Twitter: “Dragons are coming. #HouseoftheDragon begins production in 2021.” / Twitter

House of the Dragon: FAQ

Where to watch House of the Dragon?

You can watch it on HOB.

Is House of the Dragon completed?

There are no official updates regarding it.

How many seasons are there in House of the Dragon?

For now, we know that we will only have season one upcoming soon.

Will we have got to this from Game of Thrones?

No House of the Dragon introduces a new set of actors and characters.

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Sneha Sivakumar
Sneha Sivakumar
I am Sneha Sivakumar, a writer who fell in love with Creative Writing, and loves to provide entertaining articles about famous personalities.


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