“Home of the Dragon,” the brand new HBO sequence set 200 years earlier than the occasions of the mega-hit present “Recreation of Thrones” will premiere August 21, the community introduced Wednesday. The ten-episode drama sequence debuts Sunday, August 21 on HBO and might be out there to stream on HBO Max in america and in different international locations the place the WarnerMedia platform is on the market, an announcement stated. “Home of the Dragon” is predicated on the ebook “Fireplace and Blood” by George R.R. Martin, and tells the story of the Targaryen family-relatives of a key “Recreation of Thrones” character, Daenerys Targaryen.
Stars of the brand new sequence embody Emma D’Arcy of “Wanderlust”, Matt Smith of “Physician Who” and “The Crown”, Rhys Ifans from “The King’s Man” and “Spiderman” and Olivia Cooke, recognized for appearances in “Bates Motel and “Prepared Participant One.” A worldwide success that commanded legions of followers and was showered with awards, “Recreation of Thrones” made tv sequence historical past with its mixture of fantasy and medieval worlds over eight seasons that aired from 2011 to 2019, although the present’s continuous intercourse and gore additionally sparked controversy. The brand new present’s launch date provides HBO the soar on rival streamer Amazon’s launch of its big-budget fantasy sequence tailored from J.R.R. Tolkien’s saga “The Lord of the Rings,” scheduled for a September 2 debut. – AFP