We have a new Game Of Thrones trailer, which makes it look like it’s new in 2019. (Ahhh, times before.) This is the first teaser for the prequel series. Dragon house, put 200 years before the war of the seven kingdoms. The Targaryens are sitting on the Iron Throne, and there is a decent cast ready to give this franchise another shot. Are we still excited?
Emma D’Arcy Play as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the king’s firstborn and a true dragon knight. Her uncle is another dragon knight, Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt smith), the younger brother of King Viserys and heir to the throne. It’s a palooza blonde wig here.
“Dreams didn’t make us kings,” Smith’s Daemon says in the trailer. “The dragons did it.”
– HBO Max (@hbomax) October 5, 2021
Based on George RR Martinthe 2018 book, Fire and blood, Dragon house tells the story of a civil war between siblings Aegon II and Rhaenyra on the Iron Throne after the death of their father, Viserys I. The rest of Westeros got involved – including our old favorites, House Stark and House Lannister – and in the end, the dragons are gone.
It also stars Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon aka “The Sea Snake”, a “famous nautical adventurer” from an ancient Valyrian line richer than the Lannisters; Rhys ifans as Otto Hightower, the hand of the king who views Daemon Targaryen as the greatest threat to the cast; and Olivia cooke as Alicent Hightower, daughter of the Hand and wife of King Viserys I Targaryen (and stepmother of Princess Rhaenyra).
Again: we’re going to need a family tree to figure this shit out.
HBO dropped the first teaser overnight and that’s almost enough to make you forget how much this franchise set fire to its legacy in season eight.
Adding to the hype is that Miguel Sapochnik, who led some Game Of Thrones‘best episodes (including’ Battle of the Bastards’), is showrunner alongside co-creator Ryan condal.
Cautiously optimistic about this one, which will likely become a full-fledged one. Thrones mania when it airs in 2022. Over to you and the Million Fan Theories then.