‘House of the Dragon’ is getting a sequel.Image: HBO Max
It’s been clear for some time: “House of the Dragon” is getting a sequel. Many details remain unclear, although the project was not affected by the writers’ strike in the United States. After there was already a lot of speculation about the potential start date, the president of HBO Now surprisingly revealed new details about the success of the series.
In an interview, Casey Bloys revealed details about the current status of production. It allows speculation about when the second season of “House of Dragons” will be shown on television. He also commented on potential additional projects from the “Game of Thrones” universe.
“House of the Dragon”: new details should please fans
The eight-episode second season of House of the Dragon is scheduled to air in 2024. The first season consists of ten episodes. The prequel revolves around Rhaenyra Targaryen, who fights with her half-brother over her father’s inheritance and thus his succession to the throne.
After the sequel has been decided for a long time, Bloys has now spoken out with details that mean very good news for all “GoT” fans. how “Entertainment Weekly” Reportedly, Bloys said:
“They have finished filming and are in post-production.”
The HBO president also said he hopes the series will air “early this summer.” So the release should take place between the end of May and the end of June. The new season was filmed this summer. Bloys also announced that fans can look forward to more material from the “Game of Thrones” universe.
The first season of House of the Dragon premiered in August. Photo: Imago Pictures
As for other potential spin-offs, he said, “We’re always working on scripts.” Is he hinting at another series?
‘Game of Thrones’: Another spin-off announced
However, the station chief immediately tempered his expectations, explaining: “I can’t say anything has been given the green light yet.”
However, it has long been confirmed that there will be another spin-off with ‘Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: Hedge Knight’. The film is set a century before “Game of Thrones” and follows Ser Duncan the Tall and his companion Aegon – also known as the Egg – on their adventures. The series consists of three seasons, each adapted from a novella by George R.R. Martin.
There are also always rumors about a Jon Snow spin-off series. However, officials did not want to confirm or deny this earlier this year.
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