House of the Dragon is a classic American straight-to-series drama created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss that will air on HBO. Firstly, it has been adopted from A Song of Ice and Fire, based on the fantasy novel by Geroge R.R. Martin. However; its shooting was completed in the UK, Croatia, Spain, Malta, Iceland, Morocco, and Canada.
It commenced airing on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and was finalized on May 19, 2019; with 73 episodes divided into eight seasons. In 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019, House of the Dragon received 59 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. Hence; it has won three Hugo Awards for best dramatic presentation, one Peabody Award, and five nominations for the Golden Globe Award for best television drama series.
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; who hands the sword to Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen during the Dance of the Dragons. Penny Dreadful is also cast as Danny Sapani in the series.
King Viserys Targaryen taking forward his ancestor’s legacy:
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So; Paddy Considine; who has been chosen as King Viserys Targaryen 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 carry on 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). While; Alicent was among those; who remained very close to the king and the king’s inner circle; she was raised in the Red Keep. However; Alicent Hightower was the most common woman visitor in the Seven Kingdoms. She had courtly grace and keen political acumen. On the other hand; 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 represented by The Artists Partnership, CAA, Grandview, and attorneys Gretchen Rusch and Huy Nguyen.
Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen was born with everything expected of a man:
The House of the Dragon cast includes D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. She was the king’s firstborn child, having pure Valyrian blood, and was a dragon rider. Hence; 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” on Amazon Prime on TV, and “Wanderlust” on the BBC/Netflix. She recently finished the featured film “Mothering Sunday” with Olivia Coleman and Colin Firth. Though; 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 been cast as Prince Daemon Targaryen; the king’s younger brother and descendant of the throne. He was a peerless warrior and a dragon rider, and Daemon possesses the true blood of the dragon.
Smith recently reunited with his “Crown” co-star Claire Foy for a stage production of Duncan Macmillan, which has been directed by Matthew Warchus. He is represented by B-Side Management in the UK, UTA, Darren Trattner, and Karl Austen.
House of the Dragon direction:
The 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-showrunners; they will work as executive producers along with George R. R. Martin, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, and Rom Schmidt. Sapochnik will work as the director of additional episodes.
Nudity and violence:
The series’ nudity and violence have been criticized. Rotten Tomatoes received an 89 percent rating. Some of the viewers declared the drama; among the best HBO dramas of all time. Fans were eagerly anticipating the series’ premiere.
The House of the Dragon audience is excited to see Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, and Emma D’Arcy in the Game of Thrones prequel on HBO.