HBO Confirms New ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel, ‘House of the Dragon’

HBO has made the announcement that the network will be developing a new ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series, called ‘House of the Dragon’.

By NathanG on October 30, 2019
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New reports have revealed that HBO has ordered a new Game of Thrones prequel series.

According to Rolling Stone, this new series will be called House of the Dragon, and will focus on the House Targaryen. House of the Dragon will also reportedly be based on George R.R. Martin’s 2018 book, Fire and Blood, which served as a companion to his Song of Ice and Fire series. This new television series will be set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, and focus on the ruling House Targaryen. 

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HBO placed a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for the show, which is being co-created by Martin and Ryan Condal. Condal will also serve as co-showrunner with Miguel Sapochnik, who directed several episodes of GOT and will also direct episodes of this new series. The House of the Dragon announcement comes just after the news that a separate GOT prequel series has been cancelled by HBO. This cancelled series was set to star Naomi Watts, and was planned to take place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones.

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