House of the Dragon – a prequel to the famous fantasy drama, the Games of Thrones – released earlier this week on August 22. Although the creators have only released one episode of the current season, HBO already announced Friday that the show will air. return for another season. The show depicts the glory days of the ancestors of popular Kingdom rulers from the Games of Thrones. The show is set about 200 years ago from the birth of Daenerys Targaryen or the Khaleesi and is based on George RR Martin’s book – Fire and Blood.
Featuring an image of a dragon, HBO Max announced on Twitter the renewal of the second season of the House of the Dragon. The move was made after Season 1’s US debut brought in more than 10 million viewers on Sunday and set an HBO record for a series opener.
The show has now set a record for “the largest audience for any new original series in HBO history,” the television network owner, WarnerMedia, said in a statement.
“Our phenomenal cast and crew have taken on a huge challenge and exceeded all expectations. Thank you very much [to co-creator and executive producer George R.R. Martin and co-creator and showrunners Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik] to lead us on this journey. We couldn’t be more excited to bring House Targaryen’s epic saga to life with season two,” said Francesca Orsi, executive VP, HBO programming.
The first season of House of the Dragon will have 10 episodes, directed by Ryan J. Condal in collaboration with other showrunners. The series, with weekly release, will conclude on October 24. In India, the show will air on Disney+ Hotstar.
Meanwhile, it should be noted that Game of Thrones ran for eight seasons between 2011 and 2019. The series currently has at least seven other spin-off projects in the works.
- Publication date August 22, 2022
- Genre Drama, Fantasy
- Duration 1h 5min
Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans
Miguel Sapochnik, Greg Yaitanes, Clare Kilner, Geeta Vasant Patel
- Music Ramin Djawadic
Ryan J. Condal, George RR Martin, Miguel Sapochnik, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, Ron Schmidt
Warner Bros. Domestic television distribution
- Certificate 18+
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