How do you follow a multi-award winning super-hit like Game of Thrones? Long before the epic adaptation of George RR Martin's novels "A Song of Ice and Fire" came to an end in 2019, HBO began planning the succession. Five new Westeros set shows were developed, and a Game of Thrones prequel series – set 8,000 years before the events of the parent show – was even ordered as a pilot.
Then the bomb came. On October 29, 2019, Hollywood publications shocked fans with the news that the Naomi Watts show without title (but supposedly Blood Moon) had not been recorded for a series.
However, the rescue followed within a few hours when HBO announced that it had ordered 1
With the great game set to start over, we unleash the ravens to find out what the Game of Throne prequel series is all about, who is involved when you me will be able to see it – and what happened to this other show in the seven kingdoms…
House of the Dragon release date: 2022 (probably)
The first 10 episodes The season of House of the Dragon was announced in October 2019, and HBO is in no hurry to get it on the air. In an interview with Deadline in January 2020, HBO President for Programming Casey Bloys revealed that the House of the Dragon writing team was already working hard, but pointed out that "it's a big, complicated show" It will take some time for the screen to appear.
Regarding a release date, he said: "My guess is some time in 2022" and added the restriction that the start is too far to go into more detail.
As with Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon will be one of HBO's crown jewels – and its new HBO Max streaming service.
That means it will definitely be available on Sky Atlantic and Now TV in the UK after Sky TV signed a new contract with HBO in October 2019 to keep HBO broadcasts on the platforms "for" many years ".
Game of Thrones-Prequel: What is the story about?
The new Game of Thrones-Prequel series focuses on House Targaryen. So expect blond Ambition, incest and of course winged fire-breathing reptiles George RR Martin confirmed the latter on on his blog and admitted: "I can say that there will be dragons. Everyone else said that, so why not me? "
The New The show is based on Martin's book Fire and Blood from 2018, which managed to annoy part of the fan base by not was the long-awaited sixth novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire saga. Instead, the book is a story of the Targaryen kite-riding family – the author himself called it "GRRMarillion," a nod to the dense JRR Tolkien-non- Roman that tells of the dominance of the rings in Middle-earth.
Chronologically, House of the Dragon is discontinued 300 years before Game of Thrones, expecting Daenerys & # 39; ancestor Aegon the Conqueror to invade the seven kingdoms , Westeros united and was the first king to sit on the iron throne – all with the help of his two sister women, Visenya and Rhaenys.
There will probably also be many family battles – the Targaryens were long before Viserys and Dany came dysfunctional -, along with stories of the origins of other great Westerosi houses such as the Baratheons, Tyrells and Lannisters.
In other words, House of the Dragon is expected to have the same mix of epic battles, political intrigue and treachery as Game of Thrones, with one big difference – this is a prequel, we know exactly where we're going.  Game of Thrones-Prequel: Who Makes House of the Dragon?
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Condal will write the show and share the show running tasks with Miguel Sapochnik. Sapochnik has directed some of the most epic episodes of Game of Thrones – including "Battle of the Bastards" in season 6 and "The Long Night" in season 8 – and will direct several episodes of House of the Dragon, including the pilot.
Is there a House of the Dragon trailer?
Since the screenplays are still being written and the cast has not yet been confirmed, you should not expect the official Game of Thrones prequel series trailers to appear for a while. The next one we have so far is the poster picture from the announcement tweet.
What happened to the Game of Thrones prequel series Blood Moon?
The other Prequel series appeared to be massive. One of five potential spin-off shows developed by HBO. This show took place 8,000 years before the events of Game of Thrones and most likely seemed to get the green light. HBO even shot a pilot episode in summer 2019.
The untitled series was written by Jane Goldman, who features Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class and Kingsman on her impressive resume, First Men, the Children of the Forest and the Creation of the White Walkers. Naomi Watts directed an impressive cast, which included John Simm (Life on Mars, Doctor Who), Miranda Richardson (Blackadder II, Good Omens), Jamie Campbell Bower (The Twilight Saga: New Moon, King Arthur) and Naomi Ackie (Star) heard wars: the rise of Skywalker, the end of the world).
Everything looked promising until October 2019 when it turned out that HBO had decided not to record the show. What made the broadcaster afraid?
"In development, with pilots, sometimes things come together, sometimes not," HBO president of programming Casey Bloys told Deadline. "One of the things that I think Jane [Goldman] did wonderfully, which was a challenge, there was a lot more world creation because she stopped her 8000 years before the [parent] show, so it took a lot more Things about House of Dragons [sic] there's a text, there's a book that made it a little bit more of a road map for a series order.
"I think Jane did a nice job, it was a big challenge , but there was nothing I would point out and say, "Oh, that one element didn't work." Overall, it didn't quite work out. "
Regarding the question of whether House of the Dragon will be supplemented by further shows on Westeros at some point on HBO, Bloys simply said:" For me at the moment, getting House of the Dragon on the air will be a top priority , There are no other flashing green lights or anything like that. At some point down the road, who knows, but there are no immediate plans. "