As the upcoming collection “House of the Dragon” approaches its release date, its showrunners Ryan J. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik reveal that it’s a “complex Shakespearean family drama.”
The collection is a gripping saga that takes the viewers deep into the extraordinary world of Westeros and explores the Targaryen household – the omnipotent dragon riders who’re the seemingly invincible rulers of the seven kingdoms.
Even although the collection is a prequel to “Game of Thrones”, “House of the Dragon” has a wholly new story with new characters performed by a powerful solid.
Chalking out the road of distinction between the 2 reveals, Ryan stated in an announcement that “Game of Thrones” was about a number of households going to battle over justice and decency.
There was homicide and betrayal, and all of these issues exist right here, however that is actually in regards to the dissolution of 1 household. That household occurs to be probably the most powerful within the historical past of Westeros.
The present will current bitter rivalries, jealousy, lust, the search for energy, and betrayal that may tear the Targaryens aside and threaten to destroy a dynasty that has dominated unchallenged for a century.
Sapochnik, Condal’s co-showrunner who additionally directs a number of episodes of the collection, stated: “Our story begins with the Targaryens in a secure place because they have the dragons – they have the weapons of mass destruction – and as long as they do, it’s hard to imagine how anybody can step up to them. They know this, but that hubris could be their downfall.”
Based on George R.R. Martin’s guide “Fire and Blood”, the 10-episode collection is about 200 years earlier than the occasions that captivated world audiences in “Game of Thrones”. In the collection, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel, and Rhys Ifans breathed life to a number of characters from Martin’s guide.
The collection will likely be obtainable to stream on Disney+ Hotstar from August 22 with new episodes dropping each Monday.
Clare Kilner, Geeta Vasant Patel and Greg Yaitanes, George R. R. Martin, Ryan Condal, and Miguel Sapochnik are additionally the chief producers, together with Sara Hess, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis and Ron Schmidt. Composer Ramin Djawadi, of “Game of Thrones” fame, has scored the collection.