House Of The Dragon: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Prequel

House Of The Dragon: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Prequel

Game of Throne is one of the legendary shows of all time. It’s one of the rare series which will glue the viewer to watch it entirely from Season 1 to Season 8. The perfect cast and there is no other TV series that matched its flawless cinematography. The show aired from 2011 to 2019. Most of us didn’t want the show to end. Meanwhile, many wanted to know more about The House of Targaryen. Hence, the makers are coming back with its prequel “The House Of The Dragon”. 

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GOT fans are really excited about the spin-off series “The House Of The Dragon”. The show is set almost 300 years ago before Game of Thrones events. In addition to it, the series will concentrate on telling us the story of The House of Targaryen. 

Details of “House Of The Dragon”

  • The first episode is going to be aired on 1 January 2022
  • The series is Based on Fire & Blood written by George R. R. Martin
  • Meanwhile, the Composer of the series is Ramin Djawadi
  • Also, Executive producers are Ryan Condal, George R. R. Martin, Miguel Sapochnik, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, and Ron Schmidt
  • The show is created by Ryan Condal and George R. R. Martin
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Cast of this Show

King Viserys Targaryen

Paddy Considine will be playing this character. He is the Fifth Targaryen in the dynasty to rule The Seven Kingdoms. He was chosen by the Lord of Westeros. Meanwhile, Viserys is a decent man who wishes to carry forward the family’s legacy.

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Alicent Hightower

Olivia Cooke is cast for this character. She grew up in the Red Keep. She is mostly known as the daughter of the Hand of the King. Also, known for her courtly grace and keen political acumen.

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Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen

Emma D’Arcy was picked to play this character. She is the king’s first-born child and is of pure Valyrian blood. Also, a dragon rider, and she was born with everything. But she wasn’t a Man.

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Prince Daemon Targaryen

Matt Smith is playing this character. He is the younger brother of King Viserys and also the heir to the throne. Daemon is a matchless warrior and a dragon rider who has the true blood of the dragon.

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Lord Corlys Velaryon

Steve Toussaint is playing The lord of House Velaryon. He is also called The Sea Snake. He is the most popular nautical adventurer in the history of Westeros. We all know that Lannisters are very rich. Meanwhile, Lord Corlys built his house into a strong seat that’s even richer than the Lannisters. He also claims to have the largest navy in the world.

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Princess Rhaenys Velaryon

Eve Best will be playing this character. She is the wife of Lord Corlys Velaryon and also a dragon rider. Princess Rhaenys Velaryon is also called “The Queen Who Never Was”. She was the heir to the throne. But she was overlooked at the Great Council because the realm favored her cousin, Viserys, simply for being male.

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Otto Hightower

Rhys Ifans is playing the character of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King. The hand of the King is the one who serves loyally and faithfully serves both his king and his realm. He thinks that the greatest threat to the realm is the king’s brother Daemon who is the heir to the throne.

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Sonoya Mizuno is playing this role. She came to Westeros with nothing and was sold more times than she can recall. She went up to become one of the most trusted and most unlikely allies of Prince Daemon Targaryen, the heir to the throne.

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Ser Criston Cole

Fabien Frankel is cast as Ser Criston Cole. He is of Dornish descent and is the common-born son of the steward to the Lord of Blackhaven. He does not have any claim to land or titles. The only thing he has to his name is his honor and his extraordinary skill with a sword.

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Young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen

Milly Alcock is selected to play this charecter. So we know that there will be flashbacks of their childhood-youth days.

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Young Alicent Hightower

Emily Carey will be playing the charecter of Young Alicent Hightower, the daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King.

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