There was a time when Game of Thornes became the most watched web series globally.
It was actually a classic fantasy drama watched by billions of viewers across the globe. Game of Thornes had a total of 9 year run and was first premiered on HBO on April 17, 2011.
It had a total of 73 episodes (with 8 seasons) which finally concluded on May 19, 2019.
Now, the latest is that there is good news for all the Game of Thrones fans out there. A prequel titled House of the Dragon will soon make a mark this month. And so, you all need to block your dates.
This is what you need to know more about House of the Dragon release date, schedule, episode count, and lots more.
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What Is House of the Dragon?
It’s basically a prequel to the Game of Thrones (2011–2019). The web series will be based on George R. R. Martin’s 2018 novel Fire & Blood.
It’s set as many as 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. In a broad way, the series marks the beginning of the Targaryen dynasty in Westeros.
The events in the series cover the Targaryen war of succession, known as the “Dance of the Dragons”.
Who Are the Creators?
The creators of the series include the names George R. R. Martin and Ryan J. Condal who served both as executive producers and co-creators.
Those who also served as executive producers include the names of Miguel Sapochnik, Vince Gerardis, Ron Schmidt, and Sara Lee Hess.
The lead cast includes the names of Gavin Spokes, Matthew Needham, David Horovitch, Fabien Frankel, Steve Toussaint, Emma D’Arcy, Eve Best, Bill Paterson, Jefferson Hall, Ryan Corr, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans, Paddy Considine, Graham McTavish, Olivia Cooke, and Matt Smith.
It was on July 20, 2022 when HBO first revealed its much awaited trailer. Watch the trailer below.
House of the Dragon Premiere Date On HBO
One of the most awaited prequels of Game of Thrones prequel will premiere on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
It will follow a weekly release schedule. It means viewers can watch a new episode on every week on Sunday.
House of the Dragon Release Schedule
The first season will have a total of 10 episodes. The makers have revealed the titles of first two episodes:
- Episode 1 – The Heirs of the Dragon
- Episode 2 – The Rogue Prince
The web series will follow a weekly release schedule. After the premiere ends, it will bring a new episode on every Sunday.
The finale of first season will air on October 23, 2022. Take a look at the entire schedule:
- Episode 1: The Heirs of the Dragon – Aug 21
- Episode 2: The Rogue Prince – Aug 28
- Episode 3: Title TBA – Sep 4
- Episode 4: Title TBA – Sep 11
- Episode 5: Title TBA – Sep 18
- Episode 6: Title TBA – Sep 25
- Episode 7: Title TBA – Oct 2
- Episode 8: Title TBA – Oct 9
- Episode 9: Title TBA – Oct 16
- Episode 10: Title TBA – Oct 23
Where to watch House of the Dragon?
You can watch House of the Dragon on HBO and HBO Max. Indian viewers will be able to watch the series on Disney + Hotstar.
Viewers from the UK will be able to watch it on Sky Atlantic. They can also watch it by using with a NOW subscription service.
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