HBO announced Wednesday that its long-awaited “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon” will premiere on August 21.
“House of the Dragon” takes place 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” a medieval fantasy series that became a worldwide phenomenon during its eight seasons.
The new 10-episode series will be based on the book “Fire & Blood” by George RR Martin and will tell the story of House Targaryens, HBO said.
The network announced “House of the Dragon” at an event in 2019 to drum up excitement for the HBO Max streaming service. The drama will also be available on HBO television.
The series stars Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, a warm and kind man chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, and Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, King Viserys’ younger brother and heir to the King. throne. Reuters