House of the Dragon – the story of the Targaryen dynasty, a prequel to Game of Thrones will be officially released on HBO on August 21, 2022.
So less than 5 months, we will be reunited with Westeros which land filled with fire and blood.
200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. In the same way, as Cersei Lannister and Margaery Tyrell did, there were two other women who competed fiercely for the Iron Throne, for the title of Queen regnant of Westeros and the Seven Kingdoms.
The first one was Rhaenyra Targaryen. She was the first-born child of King Viserys I Targaryen. Rhaenyra was King Viserys I’s only living child by his first wife, Queen Aemma of House Arryn. Because there was no son, the emperor devoted all his affection and trust to Rhaenyra. It seemed that the princess would soon become the Queen regnant. But on a tragic day, her father married stepmother Alicent Hightower, and the new Queen gave birth to two sons. The successor of Rhaenyra began to shake. The stepmother and her daughter-in-law are fighting. The bloodiest civil war in the history of the Seven Kingdoms is coming.
In the book, this event is called “Dance of the Dragons”
Earlier this year, author George R. R. Martin on his blog said that House of The Dragon, a prequel to Game of Thrones is expected to launch this year. Filming has been completed.
“Yes, there are ten episodes. I just saw the raw cut and I am enjoying it. Of course, there’s still a lot of work that has to do. Special effects, color grading, music soundtracks. and other post-production”. The American writer wrote on February 17.
This information was confirmed by HBO in Deadline magazine a day earlier. Chief Content Officer for HBO and HBO Max Casey Bloys also added that the epidemic has made the production process difficult.