House of the Dragon: Cast, Story, Timeline, Release Date, Director & Where To Watch

This spin-off is based on George RR Martin's 2018 book Fire & Blood. House of the Dragon cast, story, timeline, release date, director, where to watch & everything else you need to know about the show have been given here.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jul 26, 2022 16:20 IST
House of the Dragon: Cast, Story, Timeline, Release Date, Director & Where To Watch
House of the dragon

A spin-off of the fantasy epic with unending feuds that became one of the most popular shows in television history, House of the Dragon is about to arrive soon. The trailer is already out & it has generated a lot of hype among Game Of Thrones fans. It will share many similarities with the original Game of Thrones, the perennially feud-filled fantasy epic that rose to become one of the most popular television shows in history.

But those who are still incensed at the contentious season eight conclusion will want to know: Is it worthwhile dedicating their time and emotions to yet another group of cunning contenders for the Iron Throne? House of the Dragon cast, story, timeline, release date, director,  where to watch & more details are given here. 

House of the Dragon Cast

Top star cast members include:

  • Paddy Considine- King Viserys I Targaryen
  • Emma D'Arcy- Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen
  • Matt Smith- Prince Daemon Targaryen
  • Olivia Cooke- Prince Daemon Targaryen
  • Steve Toussaint-  Lord Corlys Velaryon
  • Eve Best- Princess Rhaenys Velaryon
  • Fabien Frankel- Ser Criston Cole
  • Sonoya Mizuno- Mysaria
  • Rhys Ifans- Ser Otto Hightower

House of the Dragon Director

The first episode is directed by Miguel Sapochnik, who directed one of the most iconic episodes in TV history, "Battle of the Bastards". One of the best television episodes ever, according to many critics, the show got a tonne of praise. The grandeur and scope of the fight in the North and Daenerys's opening moment with her dragons were both criticized by critics.

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House of the Dragon: Story & Timeline

It is a precursor to the Game of Thrones series and is based in part on Martin's 2018 book Fire & Blood. The dramatization of the House Targaryen's beginning and demise, as well as the events leading up to and covering the Targaryen war of succession known as the "Dance of the Dragons," takes place two hundred years before the events of Game of Thrones. A noble family with the ability to tame dragons, the Targaryens are the focus of House Of The Dragon, which is set 200 years before Game Of Thrones.

House of the Dragon Release Date

The premiere of House of the Dragon is slated for August 21, 2022. 

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Where To Watch House of the Dragon? 

Sky's SoHo TV channel and Neon streaming service will be responsible for the series' distribution in New Zealand. Disney+ Hotstar will release the program in India. 

House of the Dragon Trailer