House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon is an upcoming American fantasy drama television series created by George R. R. Martin and Ryan J. Condal for HBO. It is a prequel to the television series Game of Thrones (2011–2019) and is based on Martin's 2018 novel Fire & Blood. Set two hundred years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the beginning of the end of House Targaryen; the events leading up to and covering the Targaryen civil war, known as the "Dance of the Dragons".

House of the Dragon
Genre
Created by
Based onFire & Blood
by George R. R. Martin
Starring
ComposerRamin Djawadi[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Ryan J. Condal
  • George R. R. Martin
  • Miguel Sapochnik
  • Vince Gerardis
  • Sara Lee Hess
  • Ron Schmidt
Production locations
DistributorWarner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Release
Original networkHBO
Chronology
Related showsGame of Thrones

House of the Dragon received a straight-to-series order in October 2019 with casting beginning in July 2020 and principal photography beginning in April 2021 in the United Kingdom. The series is scheduled to premiere on August 21, 2022. Its first season will consist of ten episodes.


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