The House of the Dragon premiered on Sunday, August 21 on HBO Max and HBO with the largest audience of a new original series in the history of HBO who today confirmed its renewal for a second season. The first season continues to premiere an episode every Sunday at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Based on the story “Fire and Blood” by George R.R. Martin, the series -set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones”- tells the story of the Targaryen House, which was the house that ruled the longest, giving life to the Iron Throne and conquering the 7 kingdoms. of its purity and the lineage that highlights this emblematic family, its dragons were the main source of its power and those that allowed them to take over the throne.

Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans, Milly Alcock, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Emily Carey, Harry Collett, Ryan Corr, Tom Glynn- Carney, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Graham McTavish, Ewan Mitchell, Theo Nate, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Phia Saban, Gavin Spokes and Savannah Steyn are among the incredible cast that is part of the first season.

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“We are beyond proud of what the entire House of the Dragon team has accomplished with the first season. Our phenomenal cast and crew have risen to the challenge and exceeded all expectations, delivering a series which has already established itself as must-watch television. Many thanks to George, Ryan and Miguel for guiding us on this journey. We couldn’t be more excited to continue bringing the epic House Targaryen saga to life with season two.” said Francesca Orsi, executive vice president of programming for HBO.

The House of the Dragon is the work of George R.R. Martin, who is co-creator and executive producer; Ryan Condal, co-creator, series director and executive producer; Miguel Sapochnik, co-director of the series and executive producer; Sara Hess, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis and Ron Schmidt, executive producers. It is based on “Fire and Blood” by George R.R. Martin.

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