The floor is set, the throne in place, the sounds of the bell hung in the air with the smoke blaring from the dragons, after its last season HBO is bringing it back and the Game is finally set. After waiting for so long for the announcement of the prequel of the most anticipated series Game of Thrones we are finally near the release date and for the die-hard fans of the Thrones the wait is about to be over for Game of Thrones prequel: The House of Dragon is coming your way on your favorite HBO.
The Prequel The House of Dragon is based on George R.R Martin’s book Fire and Blood which is set two centuries before the actual events of the Game of Thrones. The Prequel will showcase the beginning of the House of Targaryen and will also answer the question as to how it ended, as hinted in the show that civil war took place within the house. The fans will get to see how the civil war emerged with the House of Targaryen and lead to such a brutal war known as ‘The Dance of the Dragons’. After the death of King Viserys I Targaryen (Paddy Considine). Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) brother of the King who is the prince of the city and the presumptive heir to the throne after the King was all set to take his brother’s position but the whole ‘Game’ changes and when the King announces that his firstborn and the rightful heir of this Kingdom, His daughter Rhaenyra Targaryen will become the first woman to rule the court and thus that is where the story begins. Intriguing isn’t it?
The cast of The Prequel The House of Dragon
Paddy Considine as King Viserys
The old King Jaehaerys Targaryen, King Viserys was perceived to be kind, warm and a decent man. But good men do not necessarily make good Kings as the brutal forces of Westeros would contrive to snuff out such intrinsic good in men.
Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen
Daemon Targaryen, is a fearless warrior, dragon rider (Caraxes), and prince of the city. Daemon is said to possess the true blood of the dragon. Prince Targaryen has been seen as a hero to some and a villain to most. Wielder of the fabled valerian steel sword – Dark Sister, he is perceived as a philanderer, a reputation gained as a result of his frequent patronage of the gambling dens and brothels of Flea Bottom.
Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower
Alicent Hightower, daughter to the hand of the King, Otto Hightower. The second wife of King Viserys, Alicent Hightower supports the claim of her son Aegon during the Dance of Dragons. She is widely regarded as one of the most alluring women in the Seven Kingdoms, while also possessing a keen mind for politics.
Emma D’arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen
Rhaenyra Targaryen is the firstborn child of the King and is nicknamed the “Realms Delight”. She is pure valyrian blood and an experienced dragonrider (Cyrax).
Steve Toussant as Lord Corlys Velaryon
Lord Corlys Velaryon is married to princess Rhaenys Velaryon and boasts the most dominant and powerful navy fleet in all of the Seven Kingdoms. He is famed for carrying out the unthinkable.
There are many others that will be joining the ranks with this cast and put on the characters based on the book. The important question: When will Game of Thrones: House of Dragon be released?
Well, the wait is almost over as the show will make its premiere on HBO on the 23rd of August, while London will get a special premier before the rest of the world. The teaser trailers, pictures, and teaser first look are already released and are getting a huge response from die-hard fans.
When Game Of Thrones prequel: The House Of Dragon will Release?
Game Of Thrones prequel: The House Of Dragon will release on 21st August 2022.
Where will Game Of Thrones prequel: The House Of Dragon stream?
You can watch Game Of Thrones prequel: The House Of Dragon on Netflix and Hotstar Disney.