Though the Game Of Thrones still has some time for it to launch; here is all you need to know about the Targaryen-led Game Of Thrones Prequel from main characters to showrunners to key locations and much more about George R R. Martin’s created spin-off series.
About Game Of Thrones Prequel
The House Of Dragons is set to launch in 2022 though the first trailer is out and the details of this show are yet being kept under the cover and are unexposed yet. Yet an exact release date has not been announced. There is plenty of vital information available for us to read up on to get an insight into the series until it officially launches.
The House Of Dragons is the prequel that is in the shooting process at this moment. This will be ready to watch on HBO by December 2022. The first trailer has already launched creating much suspense and excitement among its audience. In this trailer, we get a good look at the more lethal-looking Iron throne as well as the main characters which will be a thrilling and intense drama. It has all – gods, kings, fire, and blood. Matt Smith says, “Dreams didn’t make us gods dragons did”.
About The Author of GOT Prequel:
The series is based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and its companion materials are set primarily in Westeros during a period of immense political upheaval. He states that House Of Dragon has been going through development for a few years now. He claims that it was the very first concept he pitched to HBO when they discussed a successor show way back in 2016.
Outline Of The Show
Set 300 years prior to the events of the Game Of Thrones, this series reveals to us the story of a massive disruptive period for House Targaryen- one that sets sibling against sibling and dragon against dragon. The dispute is regarding who is deserving and the right one to rule over the Iron Throne.
Miguel Sapochnik and Condal will be the showrunners and they will also be the executive producers along with Martin Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, and Ron Schmidt. Martin and Condal will be co-creators in the series. Sapochnik has also won Emmy awards and is credited for his talented works and super hit shows cast and produced. Clare Milner and Geeta V Patel will also be directing the series and also Greg Yaitanes is the director and co-executive producer.
Characters And Their Roles In The Show
- Paddy Considine as king Viserys Targaryen: He was chosen by Lords of Westeros to succeed the old king, Jaehaerys Targaryen at the Great Council at Harrenhal. We’ve learned from Game Of Thrones that good men don’t make good kings.
- Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower: She is the daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the king is the most beautiful woman in the seven kingdoms. She possessed courtly grace and political knowledge both to her credit.
- Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen: The king’s firstborn child.
- Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen: The younger brother of King Viserys and heir to the throne who was also a great warrior.
- Steve Toussaint as Lord Corkys Verlaryon A.K.A ‘The Sea Snake’: He is the most famed nautical adventurer in the history of Westeros.
- Eve Best As Princess Rhaenyra Velaryon: A dragon tiger and wife of Lord Corlys Velaryon.
- Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower: He was very important to the king. Loyally and faithfully serves both the king as well as his realm.
Some other characters are: Soniya Mizuno as Mysaria, Fabien Frankel as Ser Cristin Cole, Milly Alcock as Young princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Emily Carey as Young Alicent Hightower, Ryan Corr is Ser Harwin who is the strongest man within the seven kingdoms. Jefferson Hall as twin Lords Jason Lannister and Tyland Lannister. David Horovitch as grandmaster mellows and a few others. The series starts with these talented characters making the show a total thriller and a must-watch!
Story of The House Of The Dragon
The House Of Dragon is based on fire and blood, a novel by George R.R. Martin depicts the ups and downs of the Targaryen as recorded by a master in pre-Game of Thrones time. Thus, the novel is available for reading and gives us a detailed idea of what to expect from The House Of Dragon’s plot.
The Iron Throne is formed. Aegon’s conquest begins and new world order is set up. Together both sisters Rhaenys and Visenya and Aegon successfully subdue six of the seven kingdoms of Westeros. The drone was the only Kingdom left to conquer. Then a turbulent run occurs for Targaryen Kings and queens. Which leads to a civil war between brother and sister for their father’s throne. This a long drawn battle occurs between them both.
Aegon ll came into power after the battle and resulted in the death of the last dragon. The gap between the end of fire and blood and the beginning of GOT hasn’t been scripted in-depth though Martin justifies he plans to write Fire and Blood part 2 when he has completed the A Song Of Ice and Fire series.
The novel and the movie are almost similar. HBO chief, Casey Blogs says the series looks thrilling and spectacular. And many efforts have been taken by the crew to cast this show which is a marvel indeed.
The series will have a lot of dragons. The first trailer itself shows one of the dragons. The dragons add to the adventure and thrill of the series. The dragons are said to have personalities in the novel which will come to life on screen. Thus making the show exciting and thrilling to watch. Of course, it is a much awaited show. One can read information to stay fit with it and patiently wait until the show releases in December 2022, the date to be released yet!
Other Game Of Thrones Prequel
The GOT prequel starring Naomi Watts was cancelled the previous year though the pilot episode was ready. The other series is still going through development. As the one starring Naomi Watts has been cancelled the other two Game Of Thrones Prequel and House Of Dragons are in an early development stage. And four more series are yet to come. Despite the cancellation of one of them and House Of Dragons being in the developing stage yet one more is to launch. HBO is working with them on this show. HBO has given this show a green light.
The information that follows is similar to The Song Of Ice And Fire Novels including Fire and Blood. Some of it might be taken as spoilers to anyone who has not read the novel series yet.
This is all you need to know about The Game Of Thrones Prequel this far. Hope this article gets you covered with all the required information for the GOT prequel. It is the ultimate drama and entertaining show one must watch. So, go ahead, watch the trailer and wait out until the show is released this December 2022. One can read novels to get better insights into the film. The movie has got a rating from HBO and is cast by a truly talented team with great artists and characters also casting dragons with personalities making it an exciting show full of action and excitement. It’s a highly recommended must watch!