The Official Trailer For The ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ Is Here

WATCH: Official Trailer For 'House of the Dragon' (Video)

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  • HBO has released the first trailer for House of the Dragon
  • The series is a prequel to Game of Thrones that focuses on the Targaryens.
  • House of the Dragon will premiere on HBO on August 21.

HBO has released the first official trailer for House of the Dragon, which will premiere on the network and HBO Max on Sunday, August 21.

Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the series — which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones — tells the story of House Targaryen and its civil war. The first season will reportedly consist of ten episodes.

Official teaser trailer for HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon

It will certainly be fascinating to see what the viewership is like for the series premiere of House of the Dragon, as many fans have spent the years since Game of Thrones went off the air decrying the franchise for how its final season played out.

As for the books, George R.R. Martin recently provided yet another update on The Winds of Winter, saying on his blog that “it is going to be a big book.”

“The way it is going, it could be bigger than A STORM OF SWORDS or A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, the longest books in the series to date. I do usually cut and trim once I finish, but I need to finish first,” Martin said.

House of the Dragon, will feature an ensemble cast that stars Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, and more, will hit HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, August 21, 2022.

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