We’re lastly getting a have a look at the mom of the mom of the mom of dragons! Or perhaps the great-great aunt? I don’t even know anymore with these household timber. House of the Dragon, the first of the Recreation of Thrones prequels coming from HBO Max, which tells the story of the House Targaryen, is presently in manufacturing, and the community has launched some early images from the set that includes the actors in character. (Behind-the-scenes photos of the solid at work have been launched final week.)
House of the Dragon is predicated on George R.R. Martin’s e-book Fireplace & Blood, and the ten-episode collection, which takes place 300 years earlier than Recreation of Thrones, will provide some backstory on the household historical past of Daenerys Targaryen. Fireplace & Blood, which was revealed in 2018, is simply the first half of a two-part historical past of the Targaryan legend, and the story consists of the origins of Daenerys’s dragon eggs, and the household’s legacy in Dragonstone.
In a single of the images launched by HBO Max Matt Smith, who portrays Prince Daemon Targaryen, the youthful brother of King Viserys and inheritor to the throne, is featured alongside Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen, king’s first-born youngster.
One other photograph options Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, the Hand of King Viserys, who considers Daemon a menace to the King, alongside along with his daughter, Alicent, who was raised in the Pink Maintain. Alicent Hightower is performed by Olivia Cooke.
The ultimate photograph HBO launched reveals Steve Toussaint in character as Lord Corlys Velaryon aka “The Sea Snake.” The Sea Snake is alleged to be the most famed nautical adventurer in the historical past of Westeros.
It certain is nice to see these platinum wigs again in motion! As excited as we’re to see these images, it’s apparent that HBO Max is conserving some property below wraps, as there are not any photos but of Paddy Considine, who can be enjoying King Viserys.
House of the Dragon‘s premiere date has not but been introduced, however will probably be a while in 2022.