HBO Max has green-lit a prequel series focusing on House Targaryen and set 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones.” Actress Emilia Clarke played Daenerys Targaryen on “GOT” for eight seasons. File Photo by Peter Foley/UPI |
Author George R.R. Martin arrives on the red carpet at the Season 8 premiere of “Game of Thrones” on April 3 in New York City. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI |
Actress Naomi Watts arrives on the red carpet at the “Luce” New York premiere on July 24. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI |
Oct. 30 (UPI) — WarnerMedia has ordered straight to series House of the Dragon, a 10-episode drama set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones.
Co-created by author George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal, the adaptation of Martin’s fantasy novel Fire & Blood tells the story of House Targaryen. It will stream on HBO Max, the company’s subscription service, which is slated to debut in May.
Condal and Miguel Sapochnik will partner as show-runners. Sapochnik will direct the pilot and additional episodes, which Condal is writing.
No casting has been announced yet.