After multiple delays, House of the Dragon finally has a release date. In a new video on upcoming releases for streamer HBO Max, Warner Media announced that the first spin-off based in the universe of Game of Thrones will arrive in 2022. Here is everything we know about the project.
House of the Dragon: HBO announces release date in 2022
In a short video posted on its social networks, the streaming platform HBO Max announced the premiere of House of the Dragon, a spin-off of Game of Thrones, in 2022. The video shows a brief title graphic for the new series, billed as Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon.
The show, which will begin filming its 10 episodes early next year, will tell the story of the king "Viserys Targaryen" (Paddy Considine), heir chosen by the Knights of Westeros to succeed the old king "Jaehaerys Targaryen," in the Great Council of Harrenhal.
Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, and Emma D'Arcy will also appear in the series that will be produced by Miguel Sapochnik—who will also direct the pilot—and Ryan Condel.
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In the video, HBO Max also revealed other premiere dates for the next few months, starting with Wonder Woman 1984, coming this Dec. 25.
The platform also announced the new HBO series The Nevers, created by Joss Whedon, the miniseries Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet, the documentary Tiger, about golfer Tiger Woods, and new seasons of hit dramas Succession and Euphoria.
Back in October, House of the Dragon confirmed actor Paddy Considine as the show's lead. Learn more about the British actor-director here.