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‘House of the Dragon’ Kind of Sets Season 2 Premiere

The highly anticipated second season of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series, based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire & Blood,’ will debut on HBO and stream on Max this June.

Any GoT news is good news! Even a 30-day release window! Warner Bros. Discovery streaming and gaming chief J.B. Perrette has revealed that the eight-episode House of the Dragon Season 2 will debut on HBO and stream on Max this coming June. Previously, HBO chief Casey Bloys had simply stated that the Game of Thrones prequel series would release in early Summer.

Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series tells the story of House Targaryen 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

The returning cast includes Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Ewan Mitchell, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sonoya Mizuno, and Rhys Ifans. Additional returning cast includes Harry Collett, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Phia Saban, Jefferson Hall, and Matthew Needham.

New to the series are Clinton Liberty as Addam of Hull; Jamie Kenna as Ser Alfred Broome; Kieran Bew as Hugh; Tom Bennett as Ulf; Tom Taylor as Lord Cregan Stark; Vincent Regan as Ser Rickard Thorne; Abubakar Salim as Alyn of Hull; Gayle Rankin as Alys Rivers; Freddie Fox as Ser Gwayne Hightower; and Simon Russell Beale as Ser Simon Strong.

Martin acts as co-creator/executive producer alongside Ryan Condal, who also showruns. Sara Hess, Alan Taylor, Melissa Bernstein, Kevin de la Noy, Loni Peristere, and Vince Gerardis executive produce.

The season’s VFX houses include BUF, Frame by Frame, FutureWorks Media, Incessant Rain Studios, Lux Machina Consulting, Midas VFX, MPC, MR. X, NVIZ, Outpost VFX, Pixomondo, The Third Floor, and Vast, with Angus Bickerton acting as visual effects supervisor.

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