This article contains spoilers for house of the dragon Season 1. Now available to stream on HBO Max.
The first season of house of the dragon featured several major time jumps, meaning audiences saw some of the biggest actors grow up in the blink of an eye. Showrunner Ryan Condal assured that the next season will not last as long.
speaking to Term, Condal stated, “I will say, as a reward to our wonderful audience for following us through all the time jumps and recasts, they’re done. We’re telling the story in real time from here on out. The actors are playing these characters until the very end.” “. final. We’re not recasting anyone.” He went on to explain that the show has now reached the beginning of the war known as the Dance of Dragons, which will play out in real time.
In a separate interview, the showrunner previously joked house of the dragon Season 2 will also feature a lot more spectacle, now that most of the showings have been made. “We’ll get to the show… But you have to understand the complexities of these people before they go to war… The second series will hit the paces that people expected from half of Game of Thrones, but they’ve earned, And viewers will feel the tragedies because we put in the work.”
House of the Dragon Season 1
house of the dragon begins approximately 200 years before the events of game of Thrones and explore the fall of House Targaryen and the last days of their famous dragons. The series adapts events and characters introduced in the book by author George RR Martin. fire and blood novel, which was an encyclopedia-like book that covered the history of the Targaryen family, including the civil war known as the Dance with Dragons, waged between Rhaenyra Targaryen and her half-brother, Aegon II, over their father’s throne.
King Viserys I, played by Paddy Considine, was assassinated in the season 1 episode “The Lord of the Tides”. Not before mistakenly leading his wife, Alicent Hightower, to believe that she wanted his son, Aegon, to assume the throne, where he had previously named his daughter, Rhaenyra, his heir.
Work on season 2 of house of the dragon It reportedly started some time before the premiere of the first episode. The series debuts with record numbers. Reports showed that the first episode garnered 9.986 million viewers across traditional cable platforms and HBO Max, making it the biggest series launch for HBO.
The entire first season house of the dragon is available for streaming on HBO Max.