'Game of Thrones' spinoff 'House of the Dragon' to introduce 2 key characters from the book in Season 2
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: 'Game of Thrones' gained a devoted fan following thanks to its great storyline, cast, and the fact that it never disappointed. Well, at least not till the end. Just when fans were eventually over the end of 'Game of Thrones', HBO released 'House of the Dragon', a spinoff show based on George RR Martin's bestseller.
The show premiered in 2022 and the channel has already released all episodes of the first 'Game of Thrones' spinoff. 'House Of the Dragon' takes you way back in time as it unfolds 200 years before the events of 'Game of Thrones', with it showing us the history of House Targaryen. With a new season cooking up at the HBO factory, it is rumored that it's time for the franchise to introduce a key character from the much-loved universe.
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'House of the Dragon' gets into the foundation of how Targaryen came to be. The plot involves two factions of the Targaryen bloodline coming to war to claim the infamous iron throne. The second season of the spinoff show is yet to begin filming, but there have been whispers in the air regarding a major character of the franchise. Formerly, a writer of the show revealed that the upcoming season will revolve around the "Blood and Cheese" storyline, and it seems like the team is already casting the roles. A new audition tape has been making rounds on the internet and is assumed to be the "Cheese" part of the story.
George RR Martin had spoken about writing a spinoff for Jon Snow in his blog. The project is in the works right now, although there haven't been any updates so far. Martin also revealed that Kit Harington has been working alongside the creator with two other writers on the show and shared a complimentary remark about the team.
"Yes, it was Kit Harrington who brought the idea to us," the author revealed. "I cannot tell you the names of the writers/showrunners, since that has not been cleared for release yet, but Kit brought them in too, his own team, and they are terrific."
HBO is working on many projects simultaneously that revolves around the 'Game of Thrones' universe. Among the projects said to be in the offing are 'Tales of Dunk' and the 'Egg'. So, take a seat and relax, as this favorite franchise of ours isn't going away for some time.