Fantasy fans all over the world hit the jackpot in 2022 – with so many popular franchises getting their own live-action adaptations; it seems like a dream come true. From Moon Knight, Peacemaker, and The Book of Boba Fett, to the most recent graphic novel adaptation The Sandman, this year has been a blast so far, with something in the bag for everyone. However, there’s more in store, especially for Game of Thrones fans, a series that has been speculated by some will be ruling the television screen for the rest of 2022 with Fire & Blood.
Quick answer: House of the Dragon releases in the USA on August 21, 2022, at 9:00 PM ET, in the UK on August 22, 2022, at 2:00 AM BST.
One of the most highly-awaited series of 2022, Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is on every fantasy fan’s watchlist. Set about 200 years prior to the events of Game of Thrones, House of The Dragon will take you to a time in Westeros where Targaryens and their dragons are at their prime. However, the lust for power, the desire to sit on the Iron Throne and rule the Seven Kingdoms shatters the illusion of peace, and brings ruin to the once mighty dynasty in a civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons.
— HBO Max (@hbomax) March 30, 2022
The release date of House of The Dragon was announced by HBO Max back in March in a Tweet, following an accidental leak by Emma D’Arcy’s agency, who plays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in the show. The Game of Thrones prequel is scheduled to premiere in the USA on August 21, 2022, at 9:00 PM ET and in the UK on August 22, 2022, at 2:00 AM BST. The episodes will air weekly at the above timings on HBO Max and Sky Atlantic.
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