‘House of the Dragon’ roars: First video of ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel is right here


HBO possible despatched “Game of Thrones” followers’ pulses pounding after dropping the first-ever teaser for the fantasy epic’s much-anticipated spinoff, “House of the Dragon.”

“Gods. Kings. Fire. Blood,” HBO Max hyped on Tuesday, together with the prequel’s maiden trailer, which they unveiled as a part of the streamer’s Europe launch occasion, per an official assertion from the streaming platform.

Set 200 years earlier than the occasions of “Game of Thrones,” “House of the Dragon” chronicles the autumn of House Targaryen and the occasions previous the Targaryen civil struggle, often known as the “Dance of the Dragons.” It is predicated on George R.R. Martin’s ebook “Fire & Blood.”

The minutelong teaser, which is narrated by dragon rider Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith), doesn’t expose a lot in the best way of plot particulars.

However, it does reveal a number of key solid members: “Waking the Dead’s” Wil Johnson as knight Ser Vaemond Velaryon, John Macmillan as Ser Laenor Velaryon (the one son of Lord Corlys Velaryon) and Savannah Steyn as Lady Laena Velaryon (Corlys’ solely daughter).

Emma D'Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Matt Smith as "Prince Daemon Targaryen in "House of the Dragon."
Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen in “House of the Dragon.”

They be part of stars Emma D’Arcy, who performs the king’s firstborn little one Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen; “The Crown’s” Matt Smith, who’s enjoying Prince Daemon Targaryen — King Viserys’ youthful brother and the inheritor to the throne; Rhys Ifans as Hand of the King Otto Hightower, who’s at odds with Daemon; Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower (Otto’s daughter); and Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon (often known as the Sea Snake), a nautical adventurer and the lord of House Velaryon. 

The 10-part collection will air on an unspecified date in 2022.

Art from "House of the Dragon."
Promo artwork from HBO’s upcoming “House of the Dragon.”