With a tweet in which the Targaryen logo leaves the room, in a fit of fire, at number 2, the official House of Dragon Twitter account announces to the world that the serial prequel to The Throne of Swords / Game of Thrones is already out. renewed for a second season after just one episode.
– House of the Dragon (@HouseofDragon) August 26, 2022
We also take this opportunity to show you a twelve minute special dedicated to the series and published by Sky, owner of the broadcasting rights for Italy.
Inspired by George RR Martin’s novel Fire and Blood by co-creator and executive producer, and 200 years before the events mentioned in its parent series, House of the Dragon premiered on August 22, exclusively on Sky and streaming only on NOW: The appointment is every Monday on Sky Atlantic for ten weeks, with the original version subtitled concurrently with US at 3:00 a.m. and repeated at 10:15 p.m., and starting August 29 with the Italian version at 9 p.m. :15 hours. Always in double audio, the ten episodes will of course also be available on demand.
The series will focus on an infamous event in Westeros history, the so-called “Dance of the Dragons”, the battle for the Iron Throne succession. When King Viserys I (Paddy Considine) tries to name his young daughter, Princess Rhaenyra (Milly Alcock as a young child, Emma D’Arcy as an adult) his heir, he unleashes a disagreement at court and leads to a bloody civil war: the traditionalists are not ready to see a woman ascend the Iron Throne, as they prefer the king’s younger brother, Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith), an unparalleled yet impulsive and unreliable warrior.
Co-created by Martin and showrunners Ryan J. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik, House of the Dragon has a stellar cast that includes Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans. Also starring Milly Alcock, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Emily Carey, Harry Collett, Ryan Corr, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Graham McTavish, Ewan Mitchell, Theo Nate, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Phia Saban, Gavin Spokes, Savannah Steyn. The author of the iconic Game of Thrones original score, Ramin Djawadi (Westworld), returns to the soundtrack.
Source: Lega Nerd