‘House of the Dragon’: HBO Network’s “GOT” Prequel gets 2022 release 

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House of Dragons (Source: HBO)

The fan following of “GOT” has grown exceptionally over the years. It had fans hooked for years, and there are hardly any of them who haven’t binged on it again and again. The show broke all the records with every new installment. This American fantasy drama holds the record for the most number of Emmy wins. Since makers announced the last episode aired and the prequel, fans cannot wait. HBO stirred up hopes amongst the fans by announcing the prequel House of The Dragon earlier this year. There’s more good news for Game of Thrones lovers from the show’s official Twitter account.

Check out the tweet from the official account:

 

 

The official Twitter account of Game of Thrones posted the production date of the expected series. House of The Dragon will begin its filming in the year 2021. They also posted concept art of the dragons, exciting the fans even more. 

Storyline for House of the Dragon

The show tells the House of Targaryen’s story 300 years before the events of the HBO fantasy series. HBO has started to reveal details about the prequel series, including casting, a shooting date, and even a release date. Though fans still have a long wait before the show (hopefully) wipes away, fans’ negative feelings about the way GOT ended.

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Snapshot from GOT (Source: Screenrant)

The show’s period revolves around Aegon Targaryen’s arrival to Westeros to the Dance of the Dragons, and the internal conflict and the civil war that tore them apart. George R.R. Martin’s novel Fire and Blood is the inspiration for the show. It explains some anthologies, Dangerous Women and Rogues.

Cast

The production revealed four cast members for House of the Dragons. Paddy Considine of The Outsider is set to lead the cast as King Viserys Targaryen, the exceptionally impeccable grandfather of Daenerys Targaryen (played in GoT by Emilia Clarke). Emma D’Arcy plays his first-born daughter Rhaenyra, Matt Smith is playing younger brother Daemon, and Olivia Cooke is Alicent Hightower, the daughter of the king’s hand.

Release

The makers have announced the release in 2022. The writer himself shared that the filming has advanced for the prequel.