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‘House of the Dragon’ Trailer – The Iron Throne Has Always Been a Drama Queen

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May 5 2022

The prequel dives into the history of House Targaryen. This House of the Dragon trailer reveals the turmoil over control of the Iron Throne.

The main story arc of House of the Dragon is based on Fire & Blood, which covers the Valyrians and the Dance of the Dragons. Plus the story of House Targaryen that’s filled with intrigue, incest, and insanity. It starts when House Targaryen goes into an internal battle over who will take the Iron Throne after King Viserys dies – his daughter Rhaenyra or his son Aegon II. This blows up into an all-out war of the Houses of Westeros that will reposition power for generations.

House of the Dragon – New Trailer

The story promises to be more brutal and filled with treachery than GoT. It looks like Game of Thrones – production and costume design are excellent (when you can see them – this trailer is really dark and murky).


It can’t be denied that (minus the last season) Game of Thrones was exceptional television. Arguably it started to fall apart when the backbone George R.R. Martin created ran out. House of the Dragon‘s source material is complete, so not as many concerns there. The big question: can it get fans back in front of their screens every week? We shall see. There’s been a lot of fall out after the GoT finale and Martin’s inability to produce The Winds of Winter after years of promises.

Daemon Targaryen via HBOMax

Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint star. As well as Paddy Considine, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel and Rhys Ifans. Check out who they’re playing here.

House of the Dragon arrives on HBOMax on August 21.


Author: Mars Garrett
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