Pay television network HBO has revealed that the much anticipated straight-to-series ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ is on its production phase and will debut next year.
HBO made the announcement through a twitter post by sharing a photo of the cast alongside with news from Ryan Condal, George P.R Martin and Miguel Sapochnik that the production of the prequel was already underway.
“Fire will reign the @HBO original series #HouseoftheDragon is officially in production. Coming soon to @HBOMax in 2022,” read a tweet by HBO twitter account.
Game of Thrones backed up HBO with a similar tweet saying, “Fire will reign #HouseoftheDragon is officially in production. Follow @HouseofDragon for all update.”
House of Dragon twitter account is already updating viewers with some behind the scenes pictures and information on cast members.
Cast of the prequel were also unveiled and the team includes Rhy Ifans, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Steve Toussaint and Emma D’Arcy.
House of the Dragon tells a story of the Targaryen family in Westeros and is set 300 years before events in Game of Thrones. The drama is from co-show runners Ryan Condal (colony) and Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones) and executive producer George P.R Martin who wrote ‘Fire & Blood’, a novel published in 2018.