The first Game of Thrones spin-off has included six new characters, two of which are Lannister.
Yes, Game of Thrones is over in its day, but HBO will not allow this franchise, which has provided so much joy for a decade, to be forgotten, and because of that, even though the main story of A Song of Ice and Fire is over on television, it will. continues with the side story.
Or at least, the plural could be used until recently, when there was more than one spin-off in development, because right now we’re only working on House of the Dragon, which is also based on the book by George RR Martin and it will tell the story of one of the most beautiful houses in the world. interesting in the series: Targaryens.
And for this, HBO has decided to sign six new actors to round out its cast, two of which will belong to the Lannister family, according to TV Line. New additions are Ryan Corr as Ser Harwin “Breakbones” Strong, Jefferson Hall as Lord Jason Lannister and Tyland Lannister.
What’s unclear is whether in the series, as in Game of Thrones, the Lannister will also be the “bad guy in the movies”.
House of the Dragon started development in 2019, although it wasn’t until April of this year that they were able to start filming this spin-off which will be composed of its first 10-episode season, and which is expected to be released. .around 2022.
At the time, it wasn’t the only Game of Thrones spinoff in development, however, HBO decided not to go ahead with the game that would star Naomi Watts.
What dies may never die, and as such, the world of “Game of Thrones” will live on on HBO with the prequel series “House of the Dragon.”
Even though it’s only been two years since we said goodbye to “Game of Thrones,” it feels like forever since we last traveled across Westeros.
It will debut in 2022
While HBO has yet to announce an official release date, premium cabler says “House of the Dragon” will debut sometime next year. Since filming has only just begun in April, it is likely that the series will be slated for the second half of 2022. Last month, paparazzi snapped photos from the set of “House of the Dragon” in Penzance, Cornwall, England, the new location for “Game of Thrones production”.
Targaryen is front and center
Viserys I. The Dance of the Dragons pits the mansions of Westeros — including the Lannister and Starks — against one another. each other and resulted in the death of the most powerful dragon of House Targaryen. Immediately after the war, they would become extinct until Daenerys Targaryen gave birth to three dragons three centuries later.
A star-studded cast joins the world of Westeros
Emma D’Arcy will play Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Viserys’ eldest child who, according to HBO, “was born with everything… but she wasn’t born a boy.” Matt Smith will play Prince Daemon Targaryen, Viserys’ younger brother, true heir to the Iron Throne and “the matchless warrior and dragon rider,” according to HBO.
Rhys Ifans will play Otto Hightower, the Hand of King Visery who faithfully serves the kingdom. Otto saw Prince Daemon and his status as heir to the throne as the greatest threat to the kingdom. Olivia Cooke will play Alicent Hightower, Otto’s daughter, who grew up on the Red Keep, close to the king and his inner circle. According to HBO, Alicent “has chivalrous elegance and keen political acumen.”