The Game of Thrones Spinoff House of the Dragon trailer is filled with thrones, houses, and dragons

The The latest trailer for HBO’s new game of thrones RoleAnd Dragon HouseHere, it does not disappoint. It is full of dragons, dragon eggs, political intrigue, and Much From blond wigs.

Based on George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire fire and bloodAnd Dragon House It is, in turn, a precursor to events game of thrones turns out. Where Game of Thrones focused on the Targaryen’s final quest to reclaim the Iron Throne, House of the Dragon will focus on the infamous Bloody House era that led to the Targaryen’s removal.

Notably, this trailer shows the ancestors of some of the famous families from the original show bending the knee to King Viserys Targaryen. There is Lord Rickon Stark (not to be confused with Eddard’s younger son), an ancient ancestor of the Stark family that viewers already know. Burymond Baratheon (ancestor to Robert) is also present, as is Corliss Valerion, the leader of a house who fell under Baratheon’s banner at the time game of thrones rolled around.

Interestingly, they swear loyalty not only to the current king, but to his named heir: his daughter, Rhinera. The realm of Westeros follows a historical precedent of males who have succeeded their fathers in the throne, so Viserys choosing Rhaenyra as his heir will lead to some major conflict in the kingdom, especially in his family.

The series is produced by George R. R. Martin, co-presenter and writers Ryan Condall and Miguel Saposhnik, and Sarah Hess create and executive produce the series. The cast includes Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen; Matt Smith as Prince Damon Targaryen; Olivia Cooke as Aliscent Hightower; Emma Darcy as Princess Rhinera Targaryen; Steve Toussaint as Lord Corliss Philaerion; Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen; Fabian Frankl as Sir Creston Cole; Sonoya Mizuno as Misaria; Rhys Evans as Otto Hightower.

Dragon House It is only the beginning of what HBO hopes will be a major expansion of the Game of Thrones franchise. While Five sub-shows It was considered to fill in the immediate void left by the main show, only Dragon House He went forward. But this was followed by additional announcements about the show, including a series Based on author George R.R. Martin’s Dunk and eggs novels a HBO Max Animated SeriesAnd Three more projects of epic size It can take any form: 10000 sThighsAbout the warrior queen Princess Nymeria who founded Dorn; The story takes place in Flea Bottom, the slum of King’s Landing; And 9 tripsAbout Corlys Velaryon, a legendary sailor from game of thrones Date.

Dragon House He’ll arrive first, kneeling on both HBO and HBO Max When it premieres in August.