HBO's popular fantasy drama Game Of Throne has a huge fan base to its credit, all thanks to its intriguing narrative and spellbinding visuals. Ardent followers and fans of the show were left sheerly disappointed with the recent eighth series, considering it to be the last in the franchise. However, reports indicated that the makers of Game Of Thrones were in talks for its prequel and holla! the official announcement is here. The channel on which Game Of Thrones aired, HBO, has greenlit one of the prequels titled House Of The Dragon.
As per reports, House Of The Dragon will take the viewers 300 years before the events of the first show. The prequel is said to be based on renowned author George RR Martin's novel Fire and Blood. The author, who was associated with the previous versions of the show will continue with the spin-off as the creator with Ryan Condal. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik will be the showrunners. Sharing the logo of the series, the team behind Game Of Thrones made an official announcement.
The series is co-created by @GRRMSpeaking and Ryan Condal. Miguel Sapochnik will partner with Condal as showrunner and will direct the pilot and additional episodes. Condal will be writing the series. pic.twitter.com/9ttMzElgXm
— Game of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) October 29, 2019
The announcement of House Of The Dragon came close to the news regarding one of the many prequels of Game Of Thrones, which is said to be based on the Age of Heroes, the first-ever battle between man and White Walker thousands of years before the events took place. Led by Naomi Watts, the spin-off couldn't be greenlit by HBO. As per sources, the untitled prequel's pilot had to be reshot, recast and redeveloped, which at last failed to attract and thrill the authorities from HBO, who suggested a few changes before scrapping it forever. This prequel has a stellar cast of Naomi, Miranda Richardson, Joshua Whitehouse, Marquis Rodrigez and others.
As per sources, House Of The Dragon is said to revolve around the reign of Targaryen kings which accounted for the events of Game of Thrones. The focus, with the help of the series, remains to shed light on the days of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke).
(Source: Instagram/The Hollywood Reporter)