The spin-off she’s referencing that can air this summer season is “House of the Dragon,” a prequel collection exploring the Targaryan household lineage roughly 200 years earlier than “Recreation of Thrones.” The brand new present relies on George R.R. Martin’s 2018 e book “Fireplace & Blood,” which is actually a story historical past of Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke) ancestors. The “Home of the Dragon” solid contains Matt Smith (“Physician Who”), Olivia Cooke (“Sound of Metallic”), and Paddy Considine (“The Outsider”).
The state of the Westeros prolonged universe appears to be ceaselessly in flux, with many tasks greenlit over the previous few years and some already deserted. One prequel pilot was reportedly abandoned after the community had spent $30 million on it, in response to James Andrew Miller’s e book “Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers.” One other venture that appeared to be earlier in its growth, set within the poor King’s Touchdown neighborhood of Flea Backside, was also shelved. No adjustments to the present manufacturing slate have been introduced because the Warner Bro. Discovery merger in April.
Even when Buckley’s remark means HBO is slowing down on greenlighting “Recreation of Thrones”-related tasks, there are nonetheless a complete host of them to sit up for. The final complete venture replace got here courtesy of Martin himself. The writer took to his personal web site in March to share that exhibits titled “The Sea Snake” and “Ten Thousand Ships” are nonetheless a go, as is a collection primarily based on his “Dunk and Egg” novellas. There are additionally nonetheless some animated series within the works.
“House of the Dragon” will premiere on HBO and HBO Max on August 21, 2022.