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‘House of the Dragon’: Trailer, Cast, and Release Date

Since it was revealed that HBO would produce a prequel series centered on the Targaryen dynasty in October 2019, Game of Thrones fans have been holding their breath. Based on the words of the House Targaryen, it is George R. R. Martin’s 2018 book Fire and Blood. It takes place around 200 years before the events depicted in the HBO series Game of Thrones and will be primarily concerned with the politics of the Targaryen family.

As fans learned more about the family’s past, the number of surviving family members decreased with each season of Game of Thrones. When Khal Drogo (Jason Momoa) threatened his “Khaleesi,” Daenerys, he poured molten gold over Viserys (Harry Lloyd), who was the first to perish (Emilia Clarke). The Night’s Watch’s Maester Aemon (the late Peter Vaughan) was the “Mad King” Aerys II’s brother, we subsequently learn (David Rintoul). 

Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright), who Daenerys believes to be the sole remaining Targaryen, reveals to us that Jon Snow (Kit Harrington) is the child of Aegon, Daenerys’ older brother, and Lyanna Stark, Ned Stark’s younger sister (Sean Bean). As the Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, he would have been the next in line to sit on the Iron Throne.

All eyes have now turned to the Targaryens in eager anticipation for the new Westerosi content to emerge from the ashes, even though fans of the novels and the television series had a variety of reactions to the last season of Game of Thrones.

House of the Dragon Release date

The first two episodes of House of the Dragon, which will premiere exclusively on Paramount+ on November 13, 2022, will air. In addition, Taylor Sheridan’s Mayor of Kingstown and Yellowstone, 1883, can be at Paramount+.

The cast of House of the Dragon   

In November 2019, Ryan J. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik were to direct House of the Dragon. The pilot and a few subsequent episodes will be by Sapochnik, who won an Emmy for directing the renowned “Battle of the Bastards” episode from Season 6 of Game of Thrones. Ramin Djawadi will also be writing the House of the Dragon series music, continuing his past work on Game of Thrones.

Paddy Considine was formally one of the first performers to join the cast in October 2020. He portrayed a significant character in HBO’s recent Stephen King adaption, The Outsider. Two months later, major actors Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Olivia Cooke (as Lady Alicent Hightower), and Emma D’Arcy signed on.

The core cast was expanded in early 2021 with the addition of Rhys Ifans (The Amazing Spider-Man), Steve Toussaint (Prince of Persia), Eve Best (The King’s Speech), and Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina). Milly Alcock and Emily Carey (Wonder Woman) were the final primary cast members to join the ensemble.

This season will consist of ten episodes, just like the first six seasons of the original Game of Thrones. The season’s remaining episodes, as well as the premiere episode, will be by Miguel Sapochnik. Casey Bloys, HBO’s chief content officer, alluded to a potential Season 2 in an interview with Variety.

The plot of House of the Dragon   

Their possession of dragons undoubtedly aided the Targaryen family’s rise to prominence. They have been in power for many years. The events leading up to the Targaryen family’s civil war, called the “Dance of Dragons,” will be in House of the Dragon as the “beginning of the collapse” of the House.

A dispute over who would succeed King Viserys I Targaryen after his death sparks the start of the civil war (Paddy Considine). Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, his firstborn child, hopes to be the first monarch to occupy the Iron Throne. Princess Rhaenyra will be portrayed by Milly Alcock (Upright) as the younger version and Emma D’Arcy as the older version (Truth Seekers). The heir apparent is her uncle, Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith), who intends to ascend to the throne until it is that Princess Rhaenyra would take the throne in her place due to her birthright. 

Rhaenyra and Daemon are both expert dragon riders, just as Jon Snow and Daenerys become in Game of Thrones. This provided them a significant edge until Viserion, one of the three dragons, was by the Night King and changed into an undead ice dragon.


On October 5, 2021, HBO published the first trailer for House of the Dragon. The minute-long clip gives viewers a brief introduction to the new people who will be the focus of the spin-off prequel.

On July 20, 2022, the full trailer for House of the Dragon appeared, giving viewers the most comprehensive overview of the show’s overarching plot and, of course, featuring a lot of dragons.


When will House of the Dragon be released?

On Sundays, each week following the premiere of HBO Max on August 21, 2022. Also, new episodes of House of the Dragon will air. The likelihood is that they will air at the same time as Game of Thrones, which was at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

A sequel to House of Dragons is planned?

One of the numerous Game of Thrones spin-offs that have been developing. It is since the original series’ 2019 conclusion is House of The Dragon. All eyes have been on the show’s setting. So, which will center on the House Targaryen and the Iron Throne, as well as the teaser and series updates.

What is the basis behind House of Dragon?

A prospective HBO fantasy drama series called House of the Dragon. So, sometimes as Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon, was by George R. R. Martin and Ryan J. Condal. It is a precursor to the Game of Thrones (2011–2019) television series. It is based partly on Martin’s 2018 book Fire & Blood.

How many seasons will there be in House of the Dragon?

The HBO prequel will include Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, and Emma D’Arcy in the lead roles. According to reports, HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon. It will get three or four seasons if its premiere ratings are strong enough.


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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