The minute “Game of Thrones” enthusiasts have been waiting for is ultimately in this article.
The trailer for the hit HBO show’s prequel sequence “House of the Dragon” dropped Wednesday, accompanied by its premiere date, which will be August 21.
“War is afoot,” a voice claims at the beginning of the trailer.
“The dream… it was clearer than a memory and I read the audio of thundering hooves, splintering shields and ringing swords,” Viserys Targaryen (Harry Lloyd) ongoing. “And I position my heir upon the Iron Throne, and all dragons roared as one.”
The 10-episode drama is centered on author George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” which set is 200 many years prior to the story of Household Targaryen.
“I have witnessed rough cuts of a several of them, and I’m loving them,” he stated of the episodes in a February site post. ” …. the creating, the directing, the acting all appear wonderful.”
Martin also told The Hollywood Reporter that “Dragon” has an even darker information and tone than “Thrones.”
The new collection follows the Dance of the Dragons — the civil war that took put involving Targaryen siblings Aegon II and Rhaenyra in excess of the throne just after their father’s death.
Actors Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Ideal, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno and Rhys Ifans all star in “Dragon.”
Additionally, HBO is reportedly operating on a “Thrones” spin-off centered all around the lover-beloved fantasy hero, Jon Snow, the Hollywood Reporter has reported. The mom of dragons herself, Emilia Clarke, unintentionally verified the project in an interview with the BBC past month.
“He [Kit Harington] has told me about it. And I know it exists,” Clarke declared to the BBC. “It’s taking place.”
Martin verified the job is “in advancement.” Even so, Clarke will not seem in the clearly show.
“No, I believe I’m completed,” she mentioned about her future with the franchise.
Many admirers of “Game of Thrones” had been not contented with the sequence finale in Could 2019. Even so, HBO and HBO Max material chief Casey Bloys instructed The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday that he stands by the ending.
“I believe in a number of sections of our modern society, we are reminding ourselves that Twitter is not serious everyday living,” Bloys quipped.
“We understood it was going to be divisive and, of study course, you want all followers to be delighted, but that is never ever heading to happen. There weren’t a large amount of individuals strolling close to despondent or upset. It’s a choose that reads perfectly but probably does not thoroughly replicate viewer thoughts.”
The good news is for unhappy supporters, “Dragons” has distinct showrunners than the OG series as Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik will ideally impress impending audiences.
“House of Dragons” will premiere on HBO and will be readily available to stream on HBO Max.