House of the Dragon is an American iconic presentation of a straight-to-series drama by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to broadcast on HBO. It has adopted from A Song of Ice and Fire based on the fantasy novel by Geroge R.R. Martin. Its shooting was complete in the UK, Croatia, Spain, Malta, Iceland, Morocco, and Canada. It was commenced on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and finalized on May 19, 2019; with 73 episodes divided into eight seasons. House of the Dragon received 59 primetime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Drama Series in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019. It has won three Hugo Awards for Best Dramatic Presentation, one Peabody Award, five nominations in Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series-Drama too.
House of the Dragon prequel Game of Thrones has five leading characters. House of the Dragon cast includes King Viserys Targaryen (Considine), Alicent Hightower (Cooke), Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (D’Arcy), Prince Daemon Targaryen (Smith), and Lord Corlys Velaryon as Sea Snake; hand to Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen during Dance of the Dragons. Penny Dreadful is also casting as Danny Sapani in the series.
King Viserys Targaryen taking forward his ancestor’s legacy:
Paddy Considine; who has chosen as King Viserys Targaryen selected by the lords of Westeros to replace the Old King, Jaehaerys Targaryen, at the Great Council at Harrenhal. King Viserys is a kind-hearted and decent man; wants to go with his ancestor’s legacy.
Alicent Hightower symbol of political acumen and courtly grace:
Cooke has been cast in the series as Alicent Hightower, who was the daughter of the hand of the king (Otto Hightower). Alicent was among those; who remained very close to the king and king’s inner circle; she was raised in the Red Keep. Alicent Hightower was the most common woman visitor in the Seven Kingdoms. She had courtly grace and a keen political acumen. She has many other projects for the upcoming year 2021; which include “Pixie” opposite Alec Baldwin and the sci-fi thriller “Little Fish” opposite Jack O’Connell. She is repped by The Artists Partnership, CAA, Grandview, and attorneys Gretchen Rusch and Huy Nguyen.
Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen born with everything expects of a man:
House of the Dragon cast includes D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. She was the king’s first-born child having pure Valyrian blood and was a dragon rider. It has been said that Rhaenyra was born with everything… but she was not born a man. Her credits include “The Crucible” at The Yard Theater, “Against” at the Almeida Theatre, “Truth Seekers” and “Hannah II” in Amazon Prime on TV and “Wanderlust” on BBC/Netflix. She recently finished featured film “Mothering Sunday” with Olivia Coleman and Colin Firth. She is rapped by Dane Millard at Roxane Vacca Management and James Adams and Scott Winston at Schreck Rose.
Prince Daemon Targaryen peerless warrior and a dragon rider:
Smith has cast as Prince Daemon Targaryen; the king’s younger brother and descendant of the throne. He was a peerless warrior and a dragon rider, Daemon possesses the true blood of the dragon.
"Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen. The younger brother of King Viserys and heir to the throne, Daemon is a peerless warrior and a dragonrider who possesses the true blood of the dragon. But it is said that whenever a Targaryen is born, the gods toss a coin in the air…"
— Nat Finn (@natfinn) December 11, 2020
Smith recently reunions with his “Crown” co-star Claire Foy for a stage production of Duncan Macmillan which has been directed by Matthew Warchus. He is rapped by B-Side Management in the UK, UTA and Darren Trattner, and Karl Austen.
House of the Dragon direction:
House of the Dragon directing team includes Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel, and Greg Yaitanes (also co-executive producer). House of the Dragon has 10 episode orders on HBO. Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal are co-showrunner; they will work as executive producer along with George R. R. Martin, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, Rom Schmidt. Sapochnik will work as director of additional episodes.
Nudity and violence:
The series’ nudity and violence were criticized. On Rotten Tomatoes it received an 89 percent rating. Some of the views declared the drama; among the best of HBO dramas of all time. The series was highly foreseen by fans before its premiere.
House of the Dragon audience is excited to see Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith & Emma D’Arcy in Game of Thrones prequel on HBO.