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New House of the Dragon Featurette Delves Into The Show’s History

August 7, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Matt Smith House of the Dragon Image Credit: Ollie Upton/HBO

House of the Dragon arrives in just under two weeks, and a new video looks at the Game of Thrones prequel’s history. HBO released the featurette this weekend, which you can check out below and features George R.R. Martin discussing the characters and major houses in the prequel series.

House of the Dragon premieres on August 21nd and is based on Martin’s Fire & Blood. It stars Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Milly Alcock, Emily Carey, Graham McTavish, Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Matthew Needham, Bill Patterson, Gavin Spokes, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Savannah Steyn, and Theo Nate, and is described as follows:

Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” tells the story of House Targaryen.